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April 10, 2015
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UA Engineering Turns Smartphones Into Eye-Screening Tools

Professor Wolfgang Fink, whose innovations have helped restore partial sight to the blind, takes on a new challenge: creating telemedical devices that can prevent blindness. University of Arizona researchers are developing technology that converts smartphones into powerful eye-examining instruments that … Continue reading

February 10, 2014
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A New Tool in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life: A Tricked-Out Point-and-Shoot

UA engineers have turned an off-the-shelf digital camera into an imaging device that could be key in the search for life forms on other planets. The next time a NASA rover blasts off to explore Mars or some other planet, … Continue reading

March 18, 2012
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UA Engineer Launches Robotic Planetary Lake Lander

Wolfgang Fink of the University of Arizona department of electrical and computer engineering has developed an autonomous robotic lake lander that could be used to explore this planet and others. Fink unveiled the lake lander, named Tucson Explorer II, or … Continue reading

January 21, 2012
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Professor’s Research Helps Restore Sight to the Blind

*Wolfgang Fink’s research into artificial retinas helps restore some sight in blind patients with age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa.* University of Arizona College of Engineering professor Wolfgang Fink has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American … Continue reading