The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. Election to NAI fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. The university’s new fellows are Liesl Folks, UArizona’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost; Terry Matsunaga, professor of medical imaging at the College of Medicine in Tucson; and Mark Van Dyke, associate dean of research and professor of biomedical engineering at the College of Engineering.
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Jessa Turner, director of communications for Tech Parks Arizona, has been appointed 2022 president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Southern Arizona Chapter. PRSA is the country’s leading professional organization serving the communications professionals. The Southern Arizona Chapter serves members and professionals throughout the Greater Tucson region and beyond including surrounding communities from […]
The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) has teamed up with Perkins Coie LLP to sponsor one promising startup team with resources, facilities, services, and expert guidance to grow their business. The year-long program will also foster networking opportunities for its participants. In alignment with its mission to serve as a business incubator and […]
Eric Smith, Executive Director of the University of Arizona Center for Innovation has been elected to a seat on the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) Board of Directors. Eric Smith joins a team of 15 who are global advocates for stakeholders within entrepreneur-driven economic ecosystems.
Nano Materials International Corp. develops and commercializes products based on nano-materials and nano-processes. Its aluminum diamond metal matrix composites provide thermal management for the electronics industry.
The Arizona Board of Regents, the body that oversees the state’s three public universities, approved on Thursday new technology-focused funding plans for Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona. The new funding will last for three years and under the approved proposals UA and ASU will each receive $32 million annually, while NAU will get $16 million per year.
University of Arizona researchers say they are closer to developing a pain relief treatment that dramatically diminishes the danger of opioids. The research is focused on a new compound created at UArizona’s Health Sciences department that reduces the sensation of pain by regulating a biological channel linked to pain, the university said.
University of Arizona researchers have developed a 3D-printed wearable mesh device that can detect diseases. The device, which is the size of a penny and never needs to be charged, can measure the onset of frailty in older adults, diagnose deadly diseases and monitor treatments.
U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today published the 2022 edition of the Best Global Universities rankings. The new edition evaluates more than 1,700 schools in the overall ranking – up from nearly 1,500 last year – on academic research and reputation.
As the United States looks to fulfill its semiconductor needs on its own, Arizona is fast emerging as a base for the domestic industry’s revival. View the Fall 2021 issue of TechConnect Magazine to read articles from TGen, Avnet, Arizona Commerce Authority, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, UArizona and more.