New on Full Circle this week
Kavazanjian heading effort to reduce impacts of soil damage from earthquakes
Edward Kavazanjian has been named chair of a National Research Council committee that will oversee an extensive study titled State of the Art and Practice in Earthquake Induced Soil Liquefaction Assessment. Kavazanjian is the Ira A. Fulton Professor of geotechnical engineering in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. He is also senior scientist at ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability. The study will address future directions for research and engineering practices to reduce uncertainty in current liquefaction methods and to develop more accurate tools for assessing liquefaction and its consequences. Read on Full Circle
ASU students bring home award from international supercomputing competition
A team of ASU undergraduate students brought home a first-place award from the Supercomputing 2013 (SC13) Student Cluster Competition held November 20-21, 2013 in Denver. The competition required students to work nearly non-stop over a 48-hour period to assemble and test a small computing cluster – a group of tethered computers that can perform a series of applications. Read on Full Circle
In the news
WalletHub’s 14 for ’14: Financial Resolutions for the New Year (Wallet Hub)
Stacey Bales, undergraduate advisor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, contributes career advice to a collection of financial tips.