April 17, 2015

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy


Advancing first-generation college students up the ladder

ASU's new program First Generation Pathways to Success (1stGPS) offers tools, advice and skills that will boost first-generation undergrads to degree completion and toward graduate school and a career.


Study reveals novel technique for handling molecules

ASU researcher Ximin He and her colleagues have described a method capable of mimicking nature's ability to sort, capture, transport and release molecules.


Fortifying national defense with robot swarms, resilient materials

Three ASU engineers have been selected to develop advanced technologies that promise to boost U.S. military capability.


US Marine Corps prepared veteran for career in engineering

Growing up in a family of military men, R. J. Mitchell had one goal in mind: to be a warrior in service to his country. Two weeks before his 21st birthday, he proudly became a U.S. Marine.


Advances in robotics promise performance boost in prosthetic hands

Researchers at ASU, Mayo Clinic and the Italian Institute of Technology are collaborating to improve the capabilities of artificial hand devices.


Mayo grant will advance ASU's development of device to aid diabetics

An ASU bioengineer and research partners at Mayo Clinic get support for the next stages of work on a tear-based glucose meter.


ASU engineer to lead Air Force Scientific Advisory Board

The group of foremost scientists and engineers who advise U.S. Air Force leaders will be presided over by ASU aerospace and mechanical engineering professor Werner Dahm.


Giving engineering teachers measure for success in classroom

Two ASU professors co-authored an award-winning research paper on measuring the effectiveness of various approaches to teaching engineering in the classroom.


Chemical engineering student chosen for prestigious research fellowship

Mirand Ngan, a chemical engineering major at Arizona State University, is spending her summer doing a prestigious research fellowship in Colorado.


Student aims for the stars in research, athletics

When Linda Kuenzi is not competing with ASU's track and field team, she's working in the lab with Christopher Groppi, a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration.

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