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Kennedy Nyairo. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Kennedy Nyairo. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kennedy Nyairo, Ph.D., serves as Senior Licensing Manager dedicated to commercializing the inventions from the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences.

Illustrative Mathematics President and UA Mathematics Professor Emeritus Bill McCallum talks with Desert View High School mathematics teacher Jaime Morado. Photo: Tech Launch Arizona

Illustrative Mathematics President and UA Mathematics Professor Emeritus Bill McCallum talks with Desert View High School mathematics teacher Jaime Morado. Photo: Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, July 22, 2019

In 2014, Distinguished Professor Bill McCallum, now retired, started a new company dedicated to transforming mathematics education. Today, the company works with over 200 schools, and more than 2,000 teachers use its products. Watch the video!

Taehee Lee, a Ph.D. student in MSE, uses a blower to create a 25 mph wind to measure generated dust concentrations from the surface where dust suppressants (water, water and acrylic-based commercial product, and water and the UA technology) were applied two weeks before. The tests were done at the closed tailings storage facility at the Asarco Mission Mine. Photo credit: Minkyu Kim/College of Engineering.

Taehee Lee, a Ph.D. student in MSE, uses a blower to create a 25 mph wind to measure generated dust concentrations from the surface where dust suppressants (water, water and acrylic-based commercial product, and water and the UA technology) were applied two weeks before. The tests were done at the closed tailings storage facility at the Asarco Mission Mine. Photo credit: Minkyu Kim/College of Engineering.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Biocompatible polymer solutions invented in the UA College of Engineering were licensed to startup Clean Earth Tech to address the challenge of keeping dust down for better human health.

Kenneth Wertman, Ph.D.

Kenneth Wertman, Ph.D.

Friday, June 7, 2019

University of Arizona Ph.D. returns to give back and build impactful, research-driven startups capping 30-year career in industry.

Blood test vials
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

UA researchers have developed a liquid biopsy screen that offers a way to detect and monitor cancer that is less invasive than traditional methods. They have launched DesertDx to bring the technology to the world.

Jeffrey Bristol waits on stage at the 2019 Eller College of Management Convocation to stand up from his wheelchair and walk to the podium to receive his diploma. (Photo: Bob Demers / UANews)

Jeffrey Bristol waits on stage at the 2019 Eller College of Management Convocation to stand up from his wheelchair and walk to the podium to receive his diploma. Photo: Bob Demers/UANews

Thursday, May 16, 2019

With the help of an exoskeleton developed by his mom and a UA Engineering Design team, Jeffrey Bristol stood on May 11 to receive his diploma. With the help of Tech Launch Arizona, the UA is pursuing a patent for the exoskeleton and working to bring it to the world.

Happy World Intellectual Property Day! April 26

Happy World Intellectual Property Day! Join TLA in recognizing the day's significance and share with your networks.

Friday, April 26, 2019
World Intellectual Property Day recognizes the importance of IP rights and how they contribute to an innovative society. To the theme, check out these UA inventions to help people reach peak performance.
From left: Ph.D student Joshua Olsen, postdoc Veyesi Demir, and professor/inventor Nasser Peyghambarian. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

From left: Ph.D student Joshua Olsen, postdoc Veyesi Demir, and professor/inventor Nasser Peyghambarian. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

EARDG Photonics, Inc., has adopted technologies invented at the UA College of Optical Sciences that represent a leap forward in augmented reality display glasses using 3-D holographic video.

From left: Visiting scholar Qi Wei, Research Technician Aishwarya Rao, Sadhana Ravishankar, Ph.D., and UA President Robert C. Robbins. Photo credit: Tech Launch Arizona

From left: Visiting scholar Qi Wei, Research Technician Aishwarya Rao, Sadhana Ravishankar, Ph.D., and UA President Robert C. Robbins. Photo credit: Tech Launch Arizona

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

At its 6th Annual I-Squared Expo & Awards, Tech Launch Arizona recognized the greatest contributors to the local ecosystem of invention and commercialization from both inside and outside the university. 

Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Jason Dewland and Yvonne Mery of the UA Libraries and Sidecar Learning. Photo credit: Paul Tumarkin/Tech Launch Arizona

Monday, March 25, 2019

Inventors at the UA Libraries have developed a new e-learning platform for creating easy-to-build tutorials, teaching users how to use web-based tools. The University has licensed the software to startup Sidecar Learning. 

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