October 09, 2015



Effort to improve neural repair earns NSF CAREER award

ASU Engineering professor Sarah Stabenfeldt has earned a prestigious NSF CAREER Award for her efforts to harness the brain's healing powers after a traumatic injury.


Tinkerer's paradise: Tom Sugar's ASU lab is where exoskeletons come to life

Engineer Tom Sugar doesn’t consider himself a modern-day Iron Man, but he does marvel at how his specialty — wearable robotics or exoskeletons — has taken off and achieved something of blockbuster proportions.


ASU professor says Volkswagen scandal a failure of 'ethical engineering'

Abdel Ra'ouf Mayyas, an assistant professor of automotive engineering at ASU, says Volkswagen's decision to cheat emissions tests with its diesel vehicles was not technically challenging. Rather, it was a problem of the ethics of the company.


Made in the shade: ASU team crunches data on how best to cool urban areas

ASU studies on microclimates and urban climate have measured for the first time precisely how much cooler different elements can make an environment — information highly useful to architects and urban planners.


ASU Black Belt program helps create great leaders

An ASU training program gives working professionals the tools to become successful company change agents.


ASU chosen to lead national nanotechnology site

Arizona State University has been chosen to lead a new National Science Foundation site that will provide a Southwest regional infrastructure to advance nanoscale science, engineering and technology research.


White House announces ASU to lead National STEM Collaborative

Arizona State University will lead the National STEM Collaborative, a consortium of 19 institutions of higher education and nonprofit partners committed to supporting minority girls and women in STEM fields.


Arizona communities must cooperate to achieve water sustainability, say ASU engineers

ASU engineers' research reveals critical connections between the economies of neighboring cities and towns and how they manage their water resources.


Sustainability | Engineering | News coverage | Life Science:  Trying to shrink carbon footprint? Think small

For cities trying to shrink their carbon footprint, researchers at Arizona State University and a number of other institutions say one solution is to look at the emissions of individual buildings and communities, rather than cities as a whole.


Students strive for deeper understanding of urban desert meteorology

ASU students' meteorological research project could help the nation’s military forces be better prepared to deploy in desert climates.

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