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Cybersecurity startup focuses on dark web

Fulton Schools researchers combining skills in venture to build defenses against malicious hackers.

Innovation and excellence

Famous physicist Stephen Hawking (foreground), disabled by neuromuscular disease, depended on scientists and engineers who developed the technologies that enabled him to overcome the loss of speech. Speech synthesis and acoustics experts who helped him included (from left behind Hawking) Arizona State University alum Michael Deisher and his colleagues, the late Edward Brucket and Corine Bickley, pictured here in 2005. Photograph courtesy of Michael Deisher.

Helping Hawking speak

Skills an Intel engineer gained as an ASU graduate student helped to give science luminary Stephen Hawking vital communication tools.

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SSEBE honors distinguished alumni

The School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment hosted their Academy of Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame awards ceremony to honor alumni who have had stellar careers and given back to SSEBE programs.

Harvard University Professor George M. Whitesides and Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Dean Kyle Squires pose at the April 4 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at ASU

Simple, soft robots

Soft robotics pioneer George M. Whitesides explains how elastic-like materials and air pressure can create lifelike and effective robots at the 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Lecture.

A rendering of a futuristic flying car

Flying cars are coming, and they’ll be autonomous

Fulton Schools professor Dan Bliss is developing navigation and positioning systems for flying cars, with test flights planned for the end of the year.

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Training teachers in STEM

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College have paired up to embed engineering education into the preparation of middle school teachers with the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship.

Bruce Rittmann

Pioneering researcher wins global water award

Fulton Schools professor Bruce Rittmann earned international recognition when he was named a 2018 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his seminal work with aquatic microorganisms.

A small group of Girl Scouts sit around a kiddy pool testing out their aluminum boats.

Inspiring female engineers

At GEAR Day, nearly 100 Girl Scouts learned what it’s like being an engineer with the help of members from the Fulton Schools’ Society of Women Engineers.

Chaitanya Kale accepts the Light Metals Division Magnesium Technology Award at the 147th Annual TMS Meeting for Best Student Paper

Student paper pioneers research on promising alloy

Fulton Schools graduate students presented seminal research on a lightweight alloy that could potentially replace aluminum and steel in vehicles.

Summer just got STEAMy!

Our Fulton Summer Academy programs for elementary, middle and high school students offer the opportunity to learn STEAM concepts–Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math–while having lots of hands-on fun!

Registration is open. Find your program today!

Why choose the Fulton Schools?

We have the Fulton Difference.

We build engineers. Our students are part of a community of problem solvers, people who are passionate about designing and making innovative and entrepreneurial solutions. They are people who want to make a difference in the world, just like you.

More about the Fulton Difference


Get involved outside the classroom

Hwee Lee with the android mobile application she developed as part of the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI).

Join us: FURI Symposium, 4/20

At this poster presentation event, students present their research findings with peers, the ASU community and the community at large. Win FURI swag!

Student orgs, such as the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE de ASU), were recognized for their achievements at the Fulton Schools' Student Organization Awards and Recognition (SOAR) Ceremony.

Attend the SOAR Awards Ceremony

The Student Organization Awards and Recognition (SOAR) Ceremony recognizes the accomplishments of Fulton Student Organizations for the 2017–2018 academic year! Join us to celebrate Wednesday, April 25.

pop-art style graphic of Captain Janeway from Star Trek Deep Space Nine

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Star Trek, April 24

What would it be like to actually dwell in space? Join us for a Science Fiction TV Dinner with special guests Professors Evgenya Shkolnik and Lisa Magaña. There will be free dinner for the first 150 guests.

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Become a mentor for Engineering Futures

Do you think you could help freshmen meet the demands of college life and becoming an engineer? Engineering Futures is looking for juniors, seniors and 4+1 students with these skills to become mentors.