Walter Bonar might be missing his family back in North Carolina, but the incoming ASU freshman is ready to jump into his ASU education and try to realize his dream of constructing a car that could fly.
Hailing from Japan, Jobana Westbay loves math and the sciences, so when she found ASU's Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program she knew she had found a school that was worth traversing the Pacific to attend.
The ASU Polytechnic campus installs flight simulators with technology "so cutting-edge that it's bleeding edge" that can help students prepare for the future of the highly competitive air-traffic-control industry.
Joey Hudy already has a resume filled with internships at tech companies, impressive inventions and multiple trips to the White House, but he decided to attend ASU because he believed it could help him achieve even more.
The NSF announced that ASU will lead the $18.5 million Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics, which will aim to do things like making soil stronger so building foundations can better withstand earthquakes.
Arizona State University will lead a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center to pioneer advances in geotechnical engineering that promise solutions to some of the world’s biggest environmental and infrastructure development challenges.
The NEWT Center will transform economics of water treatment by developing more affordable off-grid water-treatment systems, technology that improves reusing waste water and provide safe drinking water for millions of people who need it.