ASU startup Viomics wins funding from Arizona Commerce Authority (ASU News)
Arizona State University startup company Viomics has received $250,000 from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) to continue developing innovative cancer detection technologies that save lives by enabling the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Viomics was founded by David Mallery and Scott Morris, who is finishing his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at ASU.
ASU startups pitch Calif. investors during showcase event (ASU News)
First Look LA, an invitation-only investor showcase hosted by the Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) featuring technologies and startups from ASU and six Southern California research institutions, including Caltech, UCLA and USC, included several Fulton Engineering faculty members. Michael Kozicki, professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, presented his work on a novel method for product authentication based on his work with dendrites. NJ Tao, also an electrical engineering professor, and Erica Forzani, assistant professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, presented Breezing, the first mobile metabolism tracker.