Research at UA

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Research News

Polymer engineer receives NSF CAREER Award to study the mystery of glassy materials

Success of this project will accelerate the development of materials in areas ranging from human health to energy economy.
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Are you Facebook-dependent?

New study findings reveal user trends among the people on Facebook.
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NSF CAREER award for electrically conducting polymer research

The award will support Dr. Yu Zhu's continued research involving new types of polymers that have fused sites along their molecules, enabling hydrogen bonding.
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Students find new ways to fight painting fatigue

UA engineering students win hackathon with innovative concept for comfort grip roller.
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