While innovations are helping to create "smarter" grids that enable utilities to better monitor, manage and adapt to changing energy flows, innovations also introduces new issues related to citizens' rights when it comes to consuming and producing power.
Martin "Mike" Pasqualetti, an Arizona State University professor and an expert on energy and social components of energy development, will be awarded the 2015 Alexander and Ilse Melamid Memorial Medal by the American Geographical Society.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Arizona State University — and three partner institutions — a three-year, $3.6 million grant to study how healthy brains create memories of odors, as well as how they fail when affected by disease.
America is largely a country of immigrants — but what happens to those, especially children, left behind? ASU professor Jennifer Glick and an interdisciplinary team will spend the next five years studying that, thanks to a National Institutes of Health grant.
An ASU-built CubeSat will be used to produce a map of the water resources on the moon for future space exploration. The tiny satellite is a big achievement for the university since it is the first ASU-led interplanetary mission.