Forks up, ¡ Los Diablos !

The community of Hispanic engineers in The Fulton Schools is thriving. Faculty and students are building a network of engineers who are serving as role models for future generations. Enrollment in The Fulton Schools, compared with five years ago, is up by more than 1,500 students with a 68% increase in online students. We strive to provide students with the resources and support they need to achieve success. Learn more about what you can experience when you join the Fulton Family.

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National Hispanic Scholars

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Bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics

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Hispanic tenure/tenured track faculty

Making headlines

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A rising star among us

Ivan Sanchez Esqueda, an assistant professor of electrical engineering, Is one of only 10 professors in the country to receive the Intel Rising Star Faculty Award.

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Bio-based process promises better contaminant cleanup

Assistant professor of environmental engineering Anca Delgado is part of a team of researchers who are using mixtures of microorganisms in a new approach to neutralize toxic solvents in the environment.

Fulton Schools Impact Award winner CINDY ROGEL BAHENA

ASU graduate wants to mentor next generation of engineering students

Cindy Rogel Bahena, a spring 2021 graduate, is a winner of an Impact Award that recognizes students’ contributions to the ASU community through student leadership roles and outreach efforts to aid fellow students.

Chemical engineering professor Dan Rivera

Rivera named 2021 Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow

Professor of chemical engineering Daniel E. Rivera was named a 2021 Society of Behavioral Medicine Fellow. He is the first ASU engineering researcher to be distinguished with this honor.

Honoring star engineers and supporters

The 2019 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Convention gathered more than 9,000 STEM students, professionals and supporters together in Phoenix, Arizona, to engage, educate and advance the careers of Hispanics in STEM.

Engineering outreach across borders: From one to many, de uno a muchos

Alumna Victoria Serrano is a full-time faculty member at the Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá where her outreach work earned her the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 2019 Meritorious Achievement Award in Outreach and Informal Education.

Leading the way for future generations

Hispanic transfer student Valentin Madrigal.

Q & A with transfer student Valentin Madrigal

Inspired to pursue higher education to support his family, in addition to his fascination with space travel, Valentin Madrigal chose ASU for its renowned aerospace engineering program and anticipates that he will graduate in spring 2024.

Forks up, Los Diablos

See our students in action

What our students and alumni are saying

Community was a driving force during Samuel Perez’s time as a first-generation college student at ASU. He worked hard to foster a sense of community wherever he got involved. By graduation, he had become a mentor for the Be A Leader Foundation and had served as both president and treasurer of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. But Samuel’s journey to collegiate success wasn’t always easy. He recalls high school being a difficult time for him.

“I struggled to make new friends in a new environment with challenging academics,” he said.

But that changed when he gained a community of support at ASU, where he earned a 3.41 GPA, landed two internships and secured several scholarships. Today Samuel works as a product engineer at Microsoft, bringing new and innovative hardware to consumers worldwide.

Samuel Perez

Maximo “Max” Gutierrez is a first-generation junior studying biomedical engineering. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Max has become deeply involved with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers de ASU, which encourages students to persist and become role models in the Hispanic community.

“I feel like it’s had a positive impact on my professional development and I feel very included with the familia,” he says.

Now in his second year with SHPE, Max is exercising his passion of introducing young students to engineering through his role as the outreach director of junior chapters. He frequently speaks at middle and high schools across the Phoenix metropolitan area to help prepare the next generation of college students for their future career endeavors in STEM.

Maximo Gutierrez