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Kenan Song earns ASU Women and Philanthropy Grant

Engineering Assistant Professor Kenan Song was awarded a $50,000 ASU Women and Philanthropy grant for a new project to design and manufacture biodegradable tissue scaffolds to cure pelvic organ prolapse in women. Song and his students in the Advanced Materials Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory, or AMAML, will work with physicians at Mayo Clinic to conduct this research with the overall goal of ensuring…

Brooke Coley’s engineering education research recognized at the STEM for All Video Showcase

Brooke Coley, an assistant professor of engineering education systems design, and her colleague Jeremi London at Virginia Tech won the Presenters’ Choice Award at the 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase, an event funded by the National Science Foundation, for their submission of a video component from their NSF-funded project titled PROSE: Exploring Professional Organizations’ Role in…

2022 Teaching Excellence and Top 5% Awards

Quality and innovative instruction are top priorities of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We recognize excellence in instruction by awarding an annual Teaching Excellence Award and through selection to our Top 5% Teachers List. Student nominations and feedback are reviewed by a faculty committee in determining these honors. This year’s recipient of the…

Subbarao Kambhampati poses with a robot

Distinguished career earns Kambhampati alumnus award

Subbarao Kambhampati, a professor of computer science in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, was recently recognized with a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 

Structural dynamics modeling earns Mignolet award

Structures of all types are subject to dynamic loads that affect them and potentially alter their integrity. The field of structural dynamics is concerned with predicting and discovering how physical structures behave under such applied loads. Finite element modeling is often used for these tasks. It is a computational process in which a structure is…

Jerry Lin wins AIChE Gerhold Award

The Clarence (Larry) G. Gerhold Award is awarded annually for outstanding contribution in research, development or in the application of chemical separations technology by the Separations Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, commonly known as AIChE. In 1999, Professor Jerry Lin, a professor at the University of Cincinnati at the time, attended the Separations Division Awards Dinner at the…

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Ariaratnam elected to governing board of leading utility engineering institute

Fulton Schools Professor Samuel Ariaratnam will have a larger overall role in guiding those efforts as a new member of the board of governors of the institute, which is part of the American Society of Civil Engineers, or ASCE. He is one of two new governors recently elected to the board, along with a new president-elect.

Paper by Paul Westerhoff selected as Nature Communications Editors’ Highlight

A recent research paper written by Regents Professor Paul Westerhoff was selected as one of the most interesting energy research works published in the highly regarded peer-review research journal Nature Communications. Nature Communications Senior Editor Long Chen chose the article — “Evanescent waves modulate energy efficiency of photocatalysis within TiO2 coated optical fibers illuminated using LEDs” —…

VDRI selects awardees for the 2021 FSE strategic interest seed funding program

The Vice Dean for Research and Innovation (VDRI) Office is pleased to announce 12 awardees for the 2021 Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) Strategic Interest Seed Funding Program: Working Collaboratively to Meet Future Needs. The response to this year’s seed funding initiative was impressive with a variety of topics and ideas presented by faculty across FSE…

2021 Teaching Excellence and Top 5% Awards

Quality and innovative instruction are top priorities of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We recognize excellence in instruction by awarding an annual Teaching Excellence Award and through selection to our Top 5% Teachers List. Student nominations and feedback are reviewed by a faculty committee in determining these honors. This year’s recipient of the…

Updates from the biological design graduate program

Celebrate the academic and professional accomplishments of students and faculty in the Biological Design Graduate Program. Meet Deepanjan Ghosh who earned a 2020 Baxter Young Investigator Award and learn about how biological design contributed to SARS-CoV-2 monitoring. Check out select publications, awards, presentations and more. Read the newsletter

Rivera named 2021 Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow

Daniel E. Rivera, a professor of chemical engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University, has been named a 2021 Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow.  The Society of Behavioral Medicine, or SBM, is a multidisciplinary organization of clinicians, educators and scientists who are improving knowledge and applications in the areas of human behavior, health…

ASU’s Industrial Assessment Center conducts its 500th no-cost energy assessment

The Industrial Assessment Center at Arizona State University, known as IAC@ASU, conducted its 500th assessment at a wastewater treatment plant in the Phoenix metro area in December. IAC@ASU currently ranks sixth among the 33 Industrial Assessment Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Its mission is to identify technology, systems and productivity opportunities that result in increasing energy…