Sze Zheng Yong is developing tools to make autonomous systems such as self-driving vehicles and drones safe and secure under real-world uncertainties.
2020 CAREER Awardees
ASU engineer solving the puzzle of regional water management
Margaret Garcia is developing a set of models to help policy-makers make informed decisions about water use and infrastructure in water supply networks.
Tracking a silent killer
ASU’s Ariane Middel receives NSF CAREER award for work in urban climate and heat mitigation, and how people are responding to urban climate changes
Making computers smarter, more helpful
Robert LiKamWa’s Meteor Studio designs software and hardware systems to improve mobile devices, especially visual perception on augmented reality devices
ASU researcher adds a new dimension to semiconductor manufacturing
Bruno Azeredo’s work to develop a new method of 3D manufacturing for tiny, complex semiconductor devices earned an NSF CAREER Award
Kitchen cooks up automated design leading to faster, lighter electronics
Kitchen cooks up automated design leading to faster, lighter electronicsEver wonder why the battery in your phone drains so quickly? While screen time is a major factor in battery depletion, behind the scenes, some of your battery’s energy is also being siphoned off...
Teaching robots to dance
Wenlong Zhang’s award-winning research at ASU is stepping up the possibilities for machine collaboration with people
New tool navigates the brain’s addiction mechanisms
Barbara Smith is developing a new tool to help researchers target specific cells to better understand how addiction impacts cellular mechanisms in the brain
Harnessing forces of turbulent flow key to array of tech solutions
Yulia Peet is laying theoretical groundwork for tech innovations through predicting and controlling the fluid dynamics of aircraft turbulence
Decoding design Nanotechnology is a hot topic in the engineering world. Discoveries at this tiny scale — meaning billionths of a meter, or the distance that fingernails grow each second — are inspiring optical and electronic innovations in fields ranging from medicine...
Making robots accessible to all
Making robots accessible to allThe robots we see depicted in popular culture, like R2-D2 from Star Wars or WALL-E, tend to be expensive, generalist robots. The high cost of developing and acquiring these mechanical helpers, in both time and money, makes them...
Brunhaver seeking to augment engineering education with an adaptive mindset
Samantha Brunhaver received a NSF CAREER Award to develop curriculum to teach engineers the necessary skills to adapt to a changing workplace