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School of Computer, Electrical and Energy Engineering

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Professor to help lead community health organization

Fulton Schools Professor Deirdre Meldrum is the new chair of the Health First Foundation Northern Arizona board of directors. The board is responsible for advancing the foundation’s mission, stewarding gifts and assets, and developing strategic priorities. The organization seeks to help people with unmet health needs in the region’s communities. Read more.

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…

Soil liquefaction prevention technique turns in promising performance

TEAM FROM FULTON SCHOOLS GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER TESTING THE METHOD IN EARTHQUAKE-PRONE PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION Catastrophic damage to infrastructure and natural resource areas has been caused around the world by soil liquefaction. It’s what happens when water pressure increases in soils that have little or no cohesive strength — often as a result of…

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Kory Hedman named director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center

Kory Hedman, associate professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University, has been named the new director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center, or PSERC. Hedman will replace ASU Regents Professor Vijay Vittal, who has held the position for the last 15 years. 

Stephen Phillips elected as 2020 IEEE Vice President, Educational Activities

Stephen Phillips, professor and director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, was elected by the IEEE Assembly to serve as the 2020 IEEE Vice President, Educational Activities. In this role, Phillips will serve as the chair of the IEEE Educational Activities Board and will serve as a member of the IEEE Board…

Construction engineering achievements earn Fulton Schools alum a top award in her field

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Schools alumnus Amanda Kerr recently received a prestigious international honor for her engineering and construction achievements. Kerr was named the 2019 Young Tunneler of the Year by International Tunneling Association as part of the organization’s annual awards program for “ground-breaking innovation and outstanding projects in tunneling and underground space…

ASU graduate wins IEEE PELS Prize PhD Thesis (P3 Talk) Video Competition

Jinia Roy, a recent ASU graduate, was selected as one of five winners of the IEEE Power Electronics Society Prize Ph.D. (P3 Talk) Video Competition. She was the only student from the U.S. to receive the award.  The PELS Prize Ph.D. Thesis (P3 Talk) Video Competition is a prestigious and highly promoted international competition organized by…

Congratulations, 2019 National Academy of Inventors ASU Chapter inductees!

Nine faculty members in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering were inducted into the ASU Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors in April 2019. The National Academy of Inventors is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 3,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning…

Yanchao Zhang receives DURIP award to build drone-powered Internet of Things system

Yanchao Zhang and his research group, ASU’s Cyber and Network Security Group, received a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program award of $200,000 through the Army Research Office to build a drone-powered internet of things system for information assurance research and education. The internet of things is an emerging paradigm of technical, social and economic significance. In addition to…