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Hansel and Gretel's Breadcrumb Trick Inspires Robotic Exploration of Mars

Hansel and Gretel's Breadcrumb Trick
Inspires Robotic Exploration of Mars

UA Leads $1.2M Project to 3D-Print Parts for Hypersonic Vehicles

UA Leads $1.2M Project to 3D-Print
Parts for Hypersonic Vehicles

'Beach Ball' Antenna Transfers Data for Student-Built Satellite

'Beach Ball' Antenna Transfers
Data for Student-Built Satellite

College Opens Its First All-Inclusive Makerspace

College Opens Its First
All-Inclusive Makerspace

Coming Events


Engineering Speaker Series
David W. Hahn, College of Engineering Craig M. Berge Dean, moderates a series of lunchtime webinars each semester. Spring 2023 features high-profile alumni and faculty members discussing how industry and the university are partnering to advance technology and prepare the workforce for a fast-changing world.



Craig M. Berge Design Day
Each spring, hundreds of engineering students proudly present the results of their yearlong, sponsored Interdisciplinary Capstone Projects. The work presented at Design Day often results in cash prizes, patents, commercialization and job offers.

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Hands On. Level Up. Bear Down.

At the UA College of Engineering, voices are diverse, teaching is tied to the real world, and students graduate ready to join a global workforce. Come get your undergraduate or graduate engineering degree at one of the top-ranked research universities in the nation, at a cost well below most other engineering schools. Roll up your sleeves and get down to work with renowned faculty and industry experts tackling some of the world’s most pressing engineering problems. Discover your passion in one of 16 UA Engineering majors. And remember, we will be there for you every step of the way.

Infinite Possibilities

Student Perspectives

Gordon Downs

Gordon Downs

Mars Science Laboratory team

“It’s a testament to my education at the University of Arizona that an undergrad can have the opportunity to contribute to such significant science. I feel really lucky!”

Gordon Downs, Mars Science Laboratory team
Roslyn Norman

Roslyn Norman

U.S. Marine Corps veteran

“A lot of people don’t see the creative side of engineering, but that’s really what it is: You have to creatively problem solve to make something better than what you started with.”

Roslyn Norman, U.S. Marine Corps veteran
Edson Guebe

Edson Guebe

Mining Lab intern

“They’re doing a better job preparing us for careers after college than many universities do. They teach you the skills you really need in the industry.”

Edson Guebe, San Xavier Underground Mining Lab intern
Leah Kaplan

Leah Kaplan

Class of 2018

“This is an avenue where I can be the voice of science and technology, and bring in the voice of developing nations to make sure we’re helping everyone, not just a select group of people.”

Leah Kaplan, Class of 2018

Scientists dream of doing great things. Engineers do them.

Fast Facts
The UA College of Engineering has eight departments and offers 16 undergraduate degrees, including joint programs with other colleges. UA Wildcats enjoy 350 days of sunshine surrounded by sky islands rising 9,000 feet in the Arizona Sonoran Desert. Our work-ready graduates are the entrepreneurs developing high-tech companies, advancing engineering research and creating products that improve quality of life.

Research Focus Areas

Research and education go hand in hand at the UA College of Engineering, which has a 15-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio. We support more than 200 graduate research assistants and have hundreds of engineering undergraduates in our laboratories. Joining with researchers across campus, at other universities and throughout the world, faculty and students are working on more than 100 highly complex projects that require a wide array of skills and talent.

sustainability and infrastructures

sustainability and infrastructures

Sustainability and Infrastructures

water reuse, solar power, biofuels and intelligent traffic systems
biomedical systems and devices

biomedical systems and devices

Biomedical Systems and Devices

disease diagnostics, implants and wearable medical devices
Aerospace and Homeland Security

Defense and
Homeland Security

Defense and Homeland Security

hypersonic flight, secure quantum communication and space surveillance
Quantum Information and Materials

advanced materials and manufacturing

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

quantum photonic sensing and sustainable semiconductor manufacturing
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