ASU Student Startup Sends Mobile Maternity Clinic to Kenya (College Times)
Current and former engineering students who founded G3Box, a venture to convert large steel shipping containers into mobile medical clinics, are planning to send the first of the facilities to Kenya this summer. G3Box (Generating Global Good) emerged from endeavors the students began in the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
Welcome to the business plan battle royale (CNN Money)
FlashFood, the team of recent engineering graduates and current students behind an entrepreneurial venture using mobile communications technology to get food to people in need, were among leading contestants for startup funds in the Rice Business Plan Competition. It’s one of the world’s most prominent student entrepreneurship competitions.
Student startup sends mobile maternity clinic to Kenya (ASU News)
ASU student startup G3Box is preparing to install its first mobile maternity clinic in Kenya, as reported this week by College Times.
ASU researchers develop tiny lasers to speed computing (KJZZ)
Local National Public Radio affiliate KJZZ aired a report about advances in nanolaser technology by Cun-Zheng Ning, a professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, and his team.
Nanosolder for safer surgery (Chemical & Engineering News)
Kaushal Rege, associate professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, is working on composites made of peptides and gold nanorods that could help surgeons seal up incisions using laser light.
ASU’s Week in Pictures
Wesley Kudela, mechanical engineering freshman, tests a water wheel in Ben Mertz’s Introduction to Engineering class.