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Leadership of GlobalResolve earns engineering professor humanitarian award
ASU engineering professor Mark Henderson is honored with a humanitarian award for leading a program enabling students and faculty to aid communities in developing countries. Read the article.
Engineering major starts first year ahead of the game in research prowess
An ambitious freshman comes to ASU with the promise of building on an already exemplary record of engineering laboratory endeavors. Read the article.
State of mind: Startup receives funding for brain-optimizing wearable tech
A spinout company co-founded by ASU engineer Jamie Tyler has raised $13 million to help engineer a product designed to unlock the power of the mind. Read the article.
Panchanathan named one of ASU’s Outstanding Doctoral Mentors
Sethuraman Panchanahan is recognized by ASU’s office of Graduate Education for his outstanding mentoring of doctoral students. Read the article.
Panchanathan receives national innovation, entrepeneurship appointment
ASU engineer Sethuraman Panchanathan is appointed to a national council that will advise the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on policies to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Read the article.
In the news
International engagement drives innovation, benefits U.S. and Arizona (Arizona Capitol Times)
Arizona State University President Michael Crow and Shelly Esque, Intel Corporation executive and Intel Foundation board chair, recently spoke at a U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s “Impact on Arizona” event. Their message about the importance of global engagement in support of technology development and higher education was reiterated in a commentary they authored. One example they pointed to as a beneficial international endeavor was the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP). The program is a collaboration of ASU, Intel and the U.S. Agency for International Development that is making significant strides in modernizing engineering education in Vietnam and strengthening U.S. economic and technology industry ties with Southeast Asia. HEEAP is administered through the office of Global Outreach and Extended Education in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Read the article.
ASU professor brings engineering camps to Navajo students (Arizona Daily Independent)
Shawn Jordan explores teaching engineering design in ways that align with the social and cultural context of students and their communities. Jordan’s approach is exemplified by the STEAM Machines camps he organizes (STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics). He’s been conducting the camps for young students in the Navajo Nation. Jordan is an assistant professor of engineering education in the Polytechnic School. Read the article.