July 30, 2015

Grants / Awards


ASU professor receives lifetime career award for contributions to evolutionary medicine

Randolph Nesse, founding director of ASU's Center for Evolution and Medicine, has been honored for his lifelong contributions to research in the field of evolutionary medicine.


Research on human movement could lead to development of 'assistive homes'

Imagine living in a house that knows you and can anticipate your activities when you're home. This is just one example of a long-term application that could result from a National Science Foundation grant awarded to ASU assistant professor Pavan Turaga.


ASU engineer recognized for work on construction project planning

ASU assistant professor Mounir El Asmar has been recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers for his outstanding contributions to construction management and construction engineering.


Science foundation supports ASU community members' promising research

Science Foundation Arizona is giving support to three ASU engineers pursuing technology advances with the potential to boost diverse industries; and a pair of academics diving deeper into their studies.


ASU faculty member recognized for work in music education

For her work publishing in leading research journals, presenting research at professional meetings, mentoring students and participating in the strings community, Marg Schmidt has received two prestigious awards this year.


Outstanding student, professor earn top math awards

Arizona State University student Jakob Hansen and ASU professor Horst Thieme have received Charles Wexler awards for their excellence in mathematics.


Grant creates new career possibilities for ASU doctoral students

ASU will reshape the future of doctoral students in humanities by opening doors to a wider range of careers, professional opportunities and earning potential – and a grant from the Modern Language Association and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support that.


Honors students' research recognized at national science conference

Four students from Barrett, The Honors College won recognition for their research posters presented at the 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in San Jose, California.


ASU difference maker pioneers innovative teaching, research techniques

Professor Ariel Anbar's pioneering research – especially about the chemical evolution of the environment – and innovative efforts in online education have garnered him the 2015 CLAS Difference Maker award.


ASU engineer to join high-powered leaders in Aspen Institute fellowship

An entrepreneurial ASU materials scientist and engineer will contribute to a prominent institute's endeavors to help solve the world's challenges.

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