New on Full Circle this week
‘Big data’ reveals human interests, behavior
An ASU-led research team is using “big data” analysis to find out what sparks our interest in particular things and why we maintain or lose that interest.
ASU students stepping into zero gravity to study planetary formation
Several Fulton Engineering students are part of a team selected by NASA to participate in in-flight experiments in zero gravity
In the news
Changing climate in your own backyard (ASU News)
Ben Ruddell, an assistant professor of engineering at Arizona State University, studies microclimates, which can range in size from a single garden or yard to a park or neighborhood. He is working to develop models for urban microclimates in order to engineer healthier, more comfortable and more efficient cities.
ASU offers state-of-the-art aviation program (FOX 10)
ASU offers the only aviation program in the PAC-12 at the Polytechnic campus.
Grau in list of most cited civil engineering articles (ascelibrary.org)
An article by David Grau, assistant professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, is identified in the top 10 list of most cited articles among all those published at the prestigious ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. The intellectual merit of the work lies in the automated data collection and generation of localization and identification information for non-bulk materials in dynamic, obstacle-prone, and rough scenarios, such as those of construction.