August 31, 2015

Grants / Awards


Partnerships with ASU bring startup acceleration program to New York

Thanks to new partnerships with Arizona State University, entrepreneurs in upstate New York will have the opportunity to commercialize technologies developed by the Air Force Research Lab – Information Directorate.


ASU student research sheds light on victimization

Through her research, ASU criminology student Jillian Turanovic hopes to better understand how people at various stages of life cope with being a victim – an area that is not well studied.


Award helps ASU advance urban, environmental solutions

Signaling a new chapter in its study of urban systems, the Urbanization and Global Environmental Change project – hosted by Arizona State University's Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability – has received a significant award from the Future Earth initiative.


ASU leads initiative to increase diversity in fields where science, society intersect

To help increase participation by underrepresented minorities in science and technology studies and science policy fields, the National Science Foundation has awarded ASU with $237,000 to create a program that targets mid-career undergraduate students who show an initial interest in these fields.


Mayo grant will advance ASU's development of device to aid diabetics

An ASU bioengineer and research partners at Mayo Clinic get support for the next stages of work on a tear-based glucose meter.


ASU design and engineering professor receives top national solar energy award

An ASU design and engineering professor has received the 2014 Yellott Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers at a national conference in Boston this summer.


ASU institute receives single-largest investment in human origins research

Thanks to a $4.9 million research grant from the John Templeton Foundation, scientists at ASU’s Institute of Human Origins will undertake a collaborative research project that seeks to increase our understanding of “how we became human.”


Government of France honors ASU professor

In recognition for her contribution to the French language and culture through scholarship and education, the Government of France has inducted Aleksandra Gruzinska, ASU professor of French, into the prestigious Order of the French Academic Palms at the grade of Chevalier.


ASU mathematicians receive international prize for research contributions

ASU professor Sergei Suslov and Regents’ Professor Carlos Castillo-Chavez have been awarded the Leonhard Euler Prize 2014 for their distinguished research contributions in the interface between mathematical sciences and the natural and social sciences.


ASU professor named Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year

The Arizona Bioindustry Association has selected Miles Orchinik, an associate professor with Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences, as the recipient of the 2014 Michael A. Cusanovich Arizona Bioscience Educator of the Year award.

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