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UA Part of Federal Effort to Develop Advanced Biofuels

The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts, of which the UA is a member, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling more than $44 million for algal biofuels and bioproducts research and development.
UA presidents meets French research representative

UA Launches Collaborative Materials and Optics Research Lab with French Universities

The lab will be directed by Pierre Lucas, associate professor of materials science and engineering, and Jean Luc Adam of the department of chemistry at the University of Rennes, and will focus its work in the areas of optics, environmental and biomedical detection, and imaging and astronomy.
Planetary exploration vehicles

Engineering Professor Receives Awards for Research into Artificial Retina and Robotic Planetary Exploration

A College of Engineering faculty member was recently honored for his work in helping the blind to see and developing a more efficient way to explore distant planets.
Justine Schluntz

Rhodes Trip to Oxford for UA Scholar

Mechanical engineering student Justine Schluntz will skip her master's degree and head to Oxford to study for a doctorate.