Faculty

(Photo: Jacob Chinn)
Jan. 23, 2017
Scientists Michael Marty, Jianqiang Cheng, Luke McGuire and John Schaibley each will receive $200,000 in support of their research from Science Foundation Arizona.
From left: University Distinguished Professors Alan Nighorn and Elliott Cheu; Distinguished Outreach Faculty Thomas Sheridan and Cynthia Thomson; Rick Myers, member of the Arizona Board of Regents; UA Provost Andrew Comrie; UA President Ann Weaver Hart; UA student regent Vianney Careaga; and Regents' Professors Ronald Breiger, Frank Gohlke and Renu Malhotra. (Photo: James S. Wood)
Jan. 13, 2017
Ronald Breiger, Frank Gohlke and Renu Malhotra are the University's newest Regents' Professors, and four other faculty members also have been recognized for their accomplishments.
From left: Joshua Olson, a graduate student studying ultrafast fiber lasers; Nasser Peyghambarian; and Veyesi Demir, a postdoctoral researcher working on optical computing. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Dec. 21, 2016
Nasser Peyghambarian of the College of Optical Sciences has been elected as a 2016 fellow of the Boston-based National Academy of Inventors.
Oct. 12, 2016
UA researcher Adam Buntzman is merging computer science and immunology to improve cancer diagnostics by up to 100 times the accuracy of conventional tests.
From left: Postdoctoral researcher Haokun Deng, associate professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics Katerina Aifantis, and mechanical engineering undergraduates Fabian Medina and Andrew Barr prepare materials for electron microscopy in the lab.
Sept. 26, 2016
Katerina Aifantis, who became the Netherlands' youngest-ever recipient of a doctorate in applied physics at age 21, is investigating how metallic solids break down at the atomic level.
Aug. 10, 2016
For many UA faculty and staff, it's the season for turning the page. The complexity of family trees, teachings on leadership and style, and explorations of race relations are among the themes of books they have read (and re-read) in recent weeks. They were happy to share what they learned.
Often, great inventions start in ideas noted in University researchers' lab notebooks. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Aug. 2, 2016
Tech Launch Arizona has completed its third full year of operation, surpassing all of its established performance metrics. For fiscal 2016, the UA's commercialization arm reported 250 invention disclosures, 278 patents filed and 14 startup companies. Tech Parks Arizona also had a banner year.
"Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons and American Unfreedom" by UA assistant professor Scott Selisker was published Aug. 1.
Aug. 1, 2016
The UA's Scott Selisker discusses how decades of cultural and sociological influences shape the ways people think — and the possible implications for an election year.
June 16, 2016
Six experts from the University can offer comment and perspective on various aspects of the recent tragedy in Orlando, Florida.

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