April 17, 2014



ASU engineers working to make nuclear energy generation safer

ASU engineers are working to improve testing and analysis of materials and processes used in nuclear energy systems to make the systems safer.


Engineering | Science | Humanities | News coverage:  Imagining possible worlds with sci-fi

ASU's Ed Finn was featured on the public radio program To the Best of Our Knowledge, in an episode titled "Imagining Possible Worlds," about science fiction and visions of the future.


ASU summer camps offer young students engineering, technology experiences

Students in grades 6-12 can learn to build robots, make iPhone apps and more in summer camps offered by the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU.


Innovative solar-powered house on exhibit in Phoenix

The solar-powered house built by ASU architecture, design and engineering students for the international Solar Decathlon competition is now on public exhibit in Phoenix.


Science at play: NSF funds ASU research on nanotechnology ethics, education

ASU undergraduates have the opportunity to enroll in a challenging course this fall, designed to re-introduce the act of play as a problem-solving technique.


Engineering students challenged with building concrete canoe

An ASU student engineering team is in the midst of building this year's canoe for the Concrete Canoe Competition in San Diego.


ASU students shine in construction management competition

The Reno competition is a pressure-cooker, war-room experience in construction management that tests students' knowledge, as well as their ability to perform quickly.


ASU leads new research network to study impacts of nanomaterials

A new national research network created to assess the potential impacts of engineered nanomaterials will be led by ASU engineers and scientists.


3 outstanding ASU juniors win Goldwater Scholarships

Three outstanding ASU juniors who already are doing sophisticated research have won Goldwater Scholarships, the nation’s premier awards for undergraduates studying science, math and engineering.


Arts / Culture | Engineering | News coverage:  Aerialists, clowns and industrial robots perform together at ASU's Emerge 2014

What do engineering and theatre have in common? They share a focus on performance – the performance of materials, technologies, processes and systems, argues Lance Gharavi, an associate professor in ASU’s School of Film, Dance and Theatre, in a Future Tense article for Slate magazine.

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