It’s SHARK WEEK: Watch for UArizona professor’s invention to be underwater with the hammerheads

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Does any entrepreneur ever expect their invention to be … shark bait? Probably not … unless the whole purpose of it is to get up close and personal with sharks in their natural habitat. On Sunday, a University of Arizona professor will be watching his Ocean Space Habitat underwater with some hammerheads on “The Great … Read more

UArizona-led team receives $3M grant to use your Apple Watch to change healthcare forever

A multi-institution team led by faculty of the University of Arizona School of Engineering has received a $3 million grant to dramatically transform the healthcare system as we know it.  The effort is led by Janet Roveda, UArizona electrical and computer engineering professor who has done research in a number of areas and is also … Read more

ASU PhD student receives NASA grant

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Kevin Trinh, a PhD student at Arizona State University, was awarded the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) grant earlier this month. This award will give Trinh and his PhD advisor, Joe O’Rourke, an assistant professor at ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, $135,000 over three years.  FINESST, established … Read more

Tempe startup Fireline Science awarded competitive grant to improve online learning

Fireline Science

New Tempe-based startup Fireline Science has been awarded a competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant.  Every year, America’s Seed Fund, powered by NSF, awards $200 million to startups and small businesses that work to create products and services with commercial and societal impact. Startups in science and technology can receive … Read more

UArizona receives $2 million in support of space programs

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The University of Arizona has received a very generous gift from a graduate: $2 million to advance UArizona’s space exploration.  The university said $1.5 million will be used to purchase a nanoscale secondary ion mass spectrometer, an instrument that those at the UArizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory will use to study samples from the solar … Read more

ASU considering tech and science experts for innovation fellowship

Arizona State University’s Office of Applied Innovation is looking to hire up to four new fellows for its 2021-2022 Fellowship in University Innovation.  The fellowship is geared toward early and mid-career professions from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, including technologists, developers, engineers, communicators, writers, researchers, designers and more. Still, fellows will be decided … Read more

ReSuture wins $256K for R&D funding

ReSuture, a medical technology company based in Surprise, has been selected for the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award. ReSuture will receive $256,000 in funding for research and development to improve its unique system used for surgical training.  The SBIR award program looks to support innovative proposals that have the potential to … Read more