Startup Licenses UArizona Alternative Solar Energy System

The high-efficiency photovoltaic system licensed by Gen3 captures more heat and energy than currently available solar panels.

UA student working to create ‘non-clogging’ toilet paper

Toilet paper isn’t something many people think about until we either need it, we’re out of it or as many people saw this spring, it was nowhere to be found.

Harnessing the Sun to Purify Concentrated Waste Streams

A team of engineers and scientists is developing a solar-powered desalination system to recover water from concentrated waste streams with maximum efficiency.

Transportation Research Institute

The Transportation Research Institute addresses the mobility, safety and environmental challenges of a rapidly evolving transportation landscape, building on UA expertise in emerging transportation systems and critical, enabling technologies. 

Arizona Institutes for Resilience: Solutions for the Environment and Society

(AIR) coordinates interdisciplinary groups of faculty, students and projects across the University of Arizona’s campus, from climate science to public policy, law, the arts, water resources and beyond. AIR explores and develops solutions with campus and community partners that will serve human and natural communities across the globe. 

Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory

Located on the grounds of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture building on the UA campus, the Underwood Family Sonoran Landscape Laboratory represents the reclamation of 1.2 acres of former university parking lot into a viable Sonoran Desert landscape, with high-performance integration of the building and site. It demonstrates low-cost arid land design principles of water harvesting, water reuse, mitigation of desert microclimates and reduction and re-direction of runoff for passive and active storage as well creating an enchanting desert oasis.