New on Full Circle this week
Peralta, Liu researching ways to make nuclear energy generation safer
Engineering professors Yongming Liu and Pedro Peralta are leading research projects aimed at finding safer and more effective ways for the nation to use nuclear energy. They have each been awarded an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program to help develop innovative technologies and solutions to meet nuclear energy challenges. Read more on Full Circle
Fulton Engineering Schools expand role in international education alliance
The Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) recently hosted its second annual Vietnam Engineering Education Conference, drawing hundreds of government, industry and academic leaders from the United States and Vietnam. ASU continues to support this effort to modernize engineering education in Vietnam with hopes to produce the highly trained workforce necessary to boost the growth of the high-tech industry in Southeast Asia. Read more on Full Circle
In the news
Valley couple says they were shocked by overhead power lines (Fox Channel 10 News)
In this story, George Karady, a professor in the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, addresses some concerns from locals about high voltage power lines delivering electricity to the valley from the Palo Verde nuclear plant.