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ASU graduates its first undergraduate MasterCard Foundation Scholar, an electrical engineer
As a young boy growing up in Senegal, Ibrahima Diop became fascinated with electricity. He wanted to know why the lights would go off. His path from Senegal to graduating from ASU with an electrical engineering degree was made possible by the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. ASU is one of the schools in the program, with 70 MasterCard Foundation Scholars currently enrolled, 22 in engineering. Diop was among the first class in 2012, and is the first undergraduate student to graduate. Read on Full Circle
Vivoni chosen for prestigious leadership program
Enrique Vivoni has been named a Leopold Leadership Fellow, providing him an opportunity to take a leading role in sharing knowledge about engineering and science to help guide decisionmakers and promote public understanding. Read on Full Circle
In the news
Wylie Bearup: A champion of alternate delivery (Engineering News Record Southwest)
One of the leading construction industry news journals has presented Wylie Bearup its Legacy Award, recognizing his achievements in civil engineering, construction and project management during a nearly 40-year career. Read the article.
Physicist turned carbon catcher (Symmetry)
Klaus Lackner altered the course of his research pursuits when it struck him that his expertise in physics could be applied to reducing one of the harmful impacts of climate change. A science news website that focuses on developments in applied physics recently detailed Lackner’s promising carbon-capture endeavors. Read the article.