April 20, 2014

Grants / Awards


Professor of mathematics named 2013 ASU Professor of the Year

The ASU Sun Devil Family Association honored Stephen Wirkus for his lifelong commitment to mathematics and his ability to inspire students to become innovative and successful in often-difficult classes.


ASU Regents' Professor wins national award for research contributions

In selecting him for its 2013 Research Award, the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science identifies ASU's Luc Anselin as "one of the world’s leading scholars in spatial econometrics."


Pursuit of portable 3-D ultrasound technology advances brings award

Research that promises advances in mobile medical-imaging technology earns recognition at an international conference.


President's Professors to be honored at 2013 Faculty Excellence Awards

This year's President's Professors are Ricardo Alarcon, Ariel Anbar and Alexandra Brewis Slade.


Materials research wins Air Force support for engineers

Promising research on advanced materials with applications in aerospace technology earns support from the Air Force for two ASU engineers.


Research grant to bring clarity to the understanding of Salafism

A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities is helping ASU researchers deepen understanding about the varieties of Salafism and the elements that distinguish violent from non-violent groups.


Teachers College receives $1M grant to help train state's K-8 math educators

ASU teams up with Arizona's other public universities to equip K-8 teachers to teach new state-mandated mathematics curriculum.


ASU researcher nationally lauded for impacting preschool education

As the nation turns its focus to expanded preschool access, Jeanne Wilcox of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College accepts an award for improving language and literacy skills in at-risk infants, toddlers and preschoolers.


Professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

ASU now has a seventh current faculty member who has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering: Edward Kavazanjian.


ASU, Mayo Clinic research teams receive individualized medicine grants

An external panel of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and medical device manufacturers has awarded $100,000 grants to two joint ASU-Mayo Clinic research teams.

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