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Thank You, Scholarship Donors!

Israel Wygnanski, aerospace and mechanical engineering professor, delivered the 2017 AIAA SciTech Dryden Lecture on his groundbreaking active flow control research.

College Partners Help Students Succeed

The College awarded more than $1

The American Physical Society named Richard W. Ziolkowski, professor of electrical and computer engineering, a fellow.

million in 2016-2017 scholarships to 236 students. Crediting donors with

supporting their academic goals and giving the gift of time, many of the students were at the annual scholarship reception on March 28 to personally express appreciation to their benefactors.


Veteran philant hropic partner Jack McDuff, Cla 1951, visits with ss of Class of 2015’s Christian Mont right, one of th oya, e College’s youn gest scholarsh ip donors.

An April 2017 issue of Proceedings of the IEEE featured electrical and computer engineering professor Hao Xin’s research on 3-D additive manufacturing for electromagnetic components.

Edward Kerschen, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering, won a University of Arizona 2017 graduate education award.

Tech Launch Arizona named Douglas Loy, materials science and engineering and chemistry and biochemistry professor, 2017 Inventor of the Year.

Ricardo Valerdi, associate professor of systems and industrial engineering, was inducted into Mexico’s Academy of Engineering.

The Optical Society elected Ivan B. Djordjevic, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and optical sciences, a fellow.

George Delos Gardner/Eugene Delos Gardner Scholarships smooth the way for mining engineering students such as those pictured to work at the UA’s underground mine and intern with mining companies.

Ravi Tandon, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, won a National Science Foundation Career Award to improve big data management.

Scholarship donors Chuck and Sarah Leonard, shown flanking scholarship recipient Enrique Silva, understand the difference it makes when students do not have to work their way through colleg e.

Jianqiang Cheng, a systems and industrial engineering assistant professor working on risk analysis for network design and energy management systems, received a Bisgrove Scholar Award.

Qing Hao, aerospace and mechanical engineering assistant professor, received a National Science Foundation Career Award for his research on nanoscale energy transport.

Chemical and environmental engineering lecturer Kasi Kiehlbaugh won the University’s 2017 STEM teaching award. Above and right, scholarship recipients capture the moment with their mentors and benefactors.

A Tech Launch Arizona 2017 commercialization award honored chemical engineering facultyled startup MetOxs Electrochemical.


Spring 2017



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