April 27, 2015



Engineering | News coverage:  Identifying keys to sustainable transportation options

In an interview with the Arizona Republic, Arizona State University civil engineer Mikhail Chester talks about the challenges of developing a sustainable urban transportation system.


Early dreams of ASU education put veteran back on track

Beau Bock credits his experiences in the U.S. Army and at Arizona State University with putting his life on an upward trajectory.


Computer science postdocs discover new uses for big data

ASU postdocs discover future challenges and possibilities of computing sciences through a Postdoc Best Practices Arizona Grant, funded by the National Science Foundation.


Resilient and motivated, Purple Heart recipient finds home at ASU

Inspired by his advice from his commanding officer, Marine Corps veteran Jonathan Cudo decided to go back to school and is now enrolled at ASU's Polytechnic School, with an interest in aeronautical engineering.


NSF recognizes ASU professor for providing new ways to look at the world

Ross Maciejewski, an assistant professor of computer science, was selected for an NSF CAREER Award for his research in visual analytics.


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.


Inaugural 'maker' summit attendees rethink modern higher education

Hundreds of people from across the country gathered this week at ASU’s Chandler Innovation Center for the inaugural Higher Education Maker Summit.


Award-winning educator bridges engineering and art

Professor Shawn Jordan uses chain-reaction machines to help students learn engineering skills. He recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award.


Exploring environmental impacts of solar technologies

To figure out ways to anticipate multiple and varied futures with emerging technologies, ASU researchers are conducting research on photovoltaic cells, a rapidly emerging technology used in solar panels to convert sunlight into electrical energy.


ASU faculty have growing role in renowned Chautauqua dialogues

ASU faculty members are expanding their roles in leading public dialogue on society’s big challenges at the prominent Chautauqua Institution center.

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