ASU’s Week in Pictures features Freshman Engineering Career Exploration Night
After 30 years, professor still motivating students (ASU State Press)
Many students see professors as acquaintances they recognize for four months before forgetting them entirely. Engineering professor Dieter Schroder is not one of them.
Schroder, in his 30th year of teaching at ASU, is the longest standing tenure in the engineering department. His specialty is semiconductor devices, more commonly identified as the chips found in most electronic devices.
Research project takes student around the world (ASU State Press)
While many college students spent this past summer waiting tables and living at home, one ASU student traveled the world studying the development and commercialization of solar energy technologies.
Electrical engineering senior Steven Limpert received a scholarship last spring from the Circumnavigators Club Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides grants for college students to travel around the world in order to complete research projects that focus on global issues.
Cochise College, ASU partner to build engineering program (Sierra Vista Herald)
Joining forces with Arizona State University, Cochise College has partnered with the Motivated Engineering Transfer Students (METS) Center to recruit students into the engineering field.
$18.5 million federal grant to bolster state’s solar industry (Phoenix Business Journal)
The federal grant will foster the creation of the Engineering Research Center for Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies, based in ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.