Fourth Industrial Revolution

Dec. 3, 2019
Teams led by University of Arizona Regents Professor Hsinchun Chen will use $1.5 million in grants on efforts to protect intellectual property from cyberthreats and analyze data from international hacker hotspots.
From left: Doctoral student Clarisa Grijalva Lugo, University of Sonora, Mexico professor and UA alumnus Jesus Horacio Pacheco, doctoral student Pratik Satam, professor Salim Hariri, doctoral student Shalaka Chittaranjan Satam, and assistant research professor Cihan Tunc.
Sept. 26, 2019
University of Arizona electrical and computer engineering researchers are training a future cybersecurity workforce and creating bioinspired methods for keeping computers secure.
Carbon fiber material.
Sept. 26, 2019
An Arizona professor has has invented a flexible carbon fiber fabric designed to be inserted inside and around a fractured bone. The technology has been licensed to a startup and has already received venture capital funding to take it forward.
Sept. 18, 2019
A new study conducted by the University of Arizona and the University of California, Davis enhances our understanding of how the brain learns in virtual reality.
Co-inventor Colleen Janczak uses a fluorescent light to illuminate the new nanomaterials. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Aug. 29, 2019
UA inventions from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and BIO5 are allowing for a deeper understanding of complex biological processes and opening possibilities for more precise disease diagnosis and treatment.
Savannah Brown, Sean Rowlands, Cooper Wynn, Devin Murphy and Weicheng Li, with Hannah Whetzel acting as a stand-in for a grasshopper in the grasshopper catcher they designed for Engineering Design Day. (Photo: Emily Dieckman/UA College of Engineering)
April 24, 2019
Engineering Design Day will feature inventions to fight fires, reduce cyclist fatalities and combat child abuse, as well as more than 100 other projects to make the world better.
Conceptual artwork of a pair of entangled quantum particles interacting. (Photo: Mark Garlick/Science Photo Library)
Jan. 25, 2019
UA researchers are building a quantum hub known as Inquire, which will be the world's first shared research and training instrument to help researchers in diverse fields benefit from quantum resources.
The next phase of the Broadband Wireless Access and Applications Center will focus on applications for 5G technologies, including mobile edge computing, also known as "fog computing."
Jan. 8, 2019
UA-led research into 5G networks allows for remote surgery, autonomous vehicles and ever-faster processing speeds.
Jay Nunamaker developed the AVATAR system with graduate students to make border crossings both more secure and more efficient. (Photo: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona)
Aug. 27, 2018
UA researchers have developed AVATAR, an interactive system that interviews border crossers, monitors thousands of physical signals and alerts agents when it detects deception.

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