April 18, 2015



ASU-developed app gives museum visitors an astronaut in the palm of their hand

Two Arizona museums have partnered with ASU to offer visitors a mobile app to complement their exhibits. Dr. Universe encourages visitors to ask questions and the astronaut responds back from its database.


What makes content go viral? ASU computer scientist investigates

ASU computer scientist Paulo Shakarian wants to learn why some information goes "viral" on social media – and why some does not.


Interactive learning: ASU Online to pilot environmental science games

Continuing to lead innovation in online education, Arizona State University is piloting a series of environmental science games at ASU Online.


Creating a safer infrastructure system

A National Science Foundation CAREER Award will support ASU engineer Pingbo Tang's effort to improve the maintenance, safety and resilience of civil infrastructure.


ASU engineer makes strides in sustainable computing

Arizona State University computer scientist Carole-Jean Wu is gaining attention for her work to improve the energy efficiency of both large- and small-scale computing nodes.


ASU team wins Social Venture Challenge at CGI U

The Stair Gardens Project, a sustainable food source venture founded by an ASU engineering student, competed and won against 191 other ventures at the 2015 Social Venture Challenge, held in conjunction with CGI U.


Project aims to strengthen water, power systems in Southwest

ASU engineers are exploring how the Southwest can fortify its power and water infrastructure to deal with future climate challenges.


ASU engineering professor honored for education achievements

One of the most prominent professional engineering organizations has recognized an Arizona State University engineering professor for her contributions to education and research.


ASU engineer recognized for achievements in supply chain industry

An endowment from a Fortune 500 company will aid Arizona State University industrial engineering professor Pitu Mirchandani's work to advance analytics and logistics for operating supply chain networks.


Young engineering faculty at ASU build track record of high performance

This year already, eight members of the Arizona State University engineering faculty have been awarded CAREER and AFOSR YIP Awards.

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