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Multidisciplinary researcher makes her mark

Junior Ava Karanjia mobilizes a multidisciplinary approach to earn multiple awards for her lung infection detection research.

Multidisciplinary researcher makes her mark

Junior Ava Karanjia mobilizes a multidisciplinary approach to earn multiple awards for her lung infection detection research.

Innovation and excellence

Gold background with "10 CAREER Awards", the 10 being a Roman numeral "X" with the 10 awardees portraits in it

Ten faculty jump start their CAREERs

Ten Fulton Schools junior faculty members received an NSF CAREER award this year. Learn about their research.

Assistant Professor Samira Kiani works with a students in her lab

Gene editing made safer

In the journal Nature Communications, Samira Kiani and her ASU colleagues describe a method of repairing genes in an “immunosilent” fashion: reliably and stealthily.

Coming soon: Shortage of engineers

The U.S. will face a shortage of approximately 1 million STEM professionals by 2025. At the Fulton Schools, we’re thinking about how we can tackle this problem in a comprehensive way.

A student sits at a desk writing in a notebook next to another notebook with "LMI Young Scientist" on it.

Promoting global innovation

Scientists in Southeast Asia propose and prototype solutions to real-world challenges in the region through the Lower Mekong Initiative Young Scientist Program.

Dan Zigmond and Clive Matsika stand together for a photo

Analyzing data brings opportunity

Mechanical engineering major Clive Matsika earned a Facebook National Society of Black Engineers Analytics Scholarship, which provided him time to be mentored by Instagram’s director of analytics.

Video still of Tahora Nazer on PBS's Catalyst program

Social media and natural disasters

Tahora Nazer, a researcher in the Data Mining and Machine Learning Lab, discusses how tiny technology can be extremely helpful for highly-localized help.

a researcher in Wenlong Zhang's lab handles a robotic arm

Robots assist patient rehab

Researchers in Wenlong Zhang’s lab are developing wearable exoskeletons and other assistive robotic devices to help patients during rehabilitation and recovery.

Portraits of Dragica Vasileska and Yanchao Zhang with the words "2019 IEEE Fellows"

Top honors

Dragica Vasileska and Yanchao Zhang were selected among the IEEE’s most prestigious members for their significant accomplishments in their field.


A young male student holds his prototype in one hand and an ASU pitchfork gesture in the other at the Innovation Showcase

Innovation Showcase

Innovation Showcase is a massive exhibit of student-produced projects, demonstrating how Polytechnic School students from the Fulton Schools solve real-world problems with innovative and imaginative solutions.

Collaborating with industry partners both in the greater metropolitan area and the world over, students work on creating solutions to meet tangible industry and societal needs. Innovation Showcase enables creators to produce, refine and develop new inventions, new methodologies, new creations and new ideas.

Innovation Showcase
Friday, April 26, 2019
3–5:30 p.m.
Sun Devil Fitness Complex (SDFCP), Polytechnic campus [map]
Student Union (UNION) Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus [map]

Aerial view graduates as they leave the arena at Convocation

Fulton Schools Convocation

Mark your calendar for Convocation!

Fulton Schools Maroon Convocation ceremony
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
2 p.m.
Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus [map]

  • School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
  • School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
  • School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
  • School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

Fulton Schools Gold Convocation ceremony
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
7 p.m.
Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus [map]

  • School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
  • The Polytechnic School

More information:

$104M in research expenditures FY 2018
143 Patents in the last 3 years
19 NSF CAREER awardees in the last 3 years
21 Startups in the last 3 years

“The future holds a lot of possibility. I don’t really know exactly what’s going to happen next…but I’m prepared for what’s coming next and the only way I would’ve been prepared is by going here.”

Weston Bennett

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Get involved outside the classroom

A group of convocation volunteers make the ASU pitchfork gesture and smile for the camera at Wells Fargo Arena

Volunteer at the Gold Convocation!

We need your help at the Gold Convocation ceremony at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8. Once you’re signed up to help, detailed information and training will be communicated starting in mid-April.

Arizona Board of Regents Regent's Cup

Be part of the 2019 Regents’ Cup!

The Regents’ Cup is a celebration of free speech, civil discourse and democratic engagement at Arizona’s public universities. The Regents’ Cup engages students in rigorous debate anchored by respect and civil discourse. Interested? Apply by April 26.

A young woman sits with her laptop, studying at the Tooker House common area

Tips and suggestions for final exams

The end of the semester is fast approaching and your academic success and health are important to us. Proper planning is key a successful finals week. Check out our tips and suggestions.