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More than 350 undergraduate engineering students presented their innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day. The projects, which were sponsored by national and local industries and have the potential of becoming commercial products, provide the students with real-world experience and job opportunities.
Eight UA researchers helped produce a comprehensive national assessment of climate change, released this week by the White House, which found that the Southwest is particularly vulnerable as more wildfires increase risks to local communities and water supply becomes less reliable in some areas.
"Earthlight," a documentary produced by the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, explores how UA technology that turns waste into resources to sustain astronauts could be the key to sustainable food production here on Earth.
A discovery by UA researchers brings graphene – thin layers of pencil lead – one step closer to replacing silicon in future applications that would result in faster and smaller microprocessors.
In a dazzling display of talent and technology, more than 350 undergraduate engineering students will showcase innovations at the 2014 UA College of Engineering Design Day next week.