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Inventing for the developing world

Cody Friesen has earned the 2019 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for inventing solutions to address two of the biggest challenges in the developing world: access to fresh water and reliable energy.

Innovation and excellence

Regents Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay stands, arms crossed, in front of her large lab team

Bringing the heat to composite materials

Regents Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay received a $1M grant from the Department of Energy to research and model the deformation of ceramic matrix composites.

Victoria Serrano is shown working with a group of Panamanian students using LEGO MINDSTORMS robotic kits.

Engineering outreach across borders

Electrical engineering alumna Victoria Serrano learned the importance of outreach at ASU and continued inspiring local youth in Panama to pursue engineering.

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Engineering more efficient medical care

Fulton Schools and Mayo Clinic researchers are developing a data-driven patient management system to improve health care.

Sydney Schaefer sits across from a test participant going over a psychological test document

Linking body and mind

Sydney Schaefer is developing easy-to-use, more personalized solutions for nervous system injuries that are better tailored to older patients.

Nadya Bliss and Jamie Winterton sit side by side at a table, each with a laptop, looking at the computers and smiling, in conversation

Smart security for kids

Two ASU researchers talk about security approaches they take with their own kids

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New faculty: ASA

Meet our new Academic and Student Affairs faculty

A group of about 20 researchers stand in the middle of the immense ASU Drone Studio, surrounded by tons of open space.


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A large group of students sit in the stands of Wells Fargo arena at the Fall Welcome, smiling for the camera and making the ASU pitchfork gesture

Career Fairs start today!

Find your future at the Fall Fulton Schools Career Fairs, September 17-19, 2019!

  • Master’s and Ph.D. Student Recruiting Day, Tempe Campus, Tuesday, September 17
  • Undergraduate Student Recruiting Day, Tempe Campus, Wednesday, September 18
  • Master’s, Ph.D. and Undergraduate Student Recruiting Day, Polytechnic Campus, Thursday, September 19

Students, get the latest career fair information, and be sure to download Handshake for all the details.

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Open Studio is back!

Get your professional portrait taken at Open Studio in September!

We provide free professional portraits to all Fulton Schools students and staff. These photos can be used for LinkedIn profiles, FURI student abstracts, news stories, student organization directories or the ASU iSearch directory. The first of four September sessions will be held

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Brickyard (BYENG) 660, Tempe campus [map]

Can’t make it? See the complete schedule

$104M in research expenditures FY 2018
143 Patents in the last 3 years
29 NSF CAREER awardees in the last 4 years
21 Startups in the last 3 years

“It’s about being a life-long learner. Striving to be better. Never saying, ‘I know it all,’ because you don’t. You never will. But trying to get there…it just keeps the fire burning.”

Colin Smith

Construction engineering

Get involved outside the classroom

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Get ready to innovate at Devils Invent: NKK Switches SmartDisplay™, September 27–29

Innovate with tactile touch screens at the first fall 2019 Devils Invent!

Devils Invent is a series of weekend-long engineering and design challenges. Participating students are encouraged to design, build, and implement innovative solutions to challenging problem statements submitted by community, industry and university partners. First-year students through doctoral students are welcome to participate!

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ASU Graduate Women’s Association is looking for representatives

The ASU Graduate Women’s Association is seeking for graduate students to act as representatives for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Along with officers, representatives for each school, college and institute are elected in late April and serve for one year beginning in May and ending in May of the following year.

Interested in giving 30 minutes a week to this cause? Learn more about the opportunity

A faculty member chats with a student participating in the PFx class.

Graduate students: Take charge of your career trajectory with the PFx course this fall

Ready to explore the world of post-graduate employment? Preparing Future Faculty and Scholars (PFx) may be the perfect addition to your fall 2019 schedule! PFx is a professional development seminar which invites doctoral students, MFA students and postdoctoral researchers who are interested in learning more about career opportunities to explore their options in academia, industry, government or the not-for-profit sector.

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Tutoring Center open in-person and online

Look to the Fulton Schools Tutoring Center for course support in-person or online! View tutor schedules, see locations and log-in by visiting the Fulton Schools Tutoring Center website.

You can also follow the Tutoring Center on Facebook and Instagram for news and updates.