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ASU KEDtalk: Staying ahead of cyberattacks

Paulo Shakarian tells us how mining the dark web can throw light on cybercriminals and thwart their impending attacks. He likens his research strategy to that of a soldier running reconnaissance on the enemy.

Big data, big decisions

Complexity science helps us make better decisions—from detangling trade webs to preparing for climate crises.

Form follows function in materials design

How do you find the right material to build the best product? ASU engineers are turning the typical trial-and-error process on its head.

The value of science in society: Q&A with Sethuraman Panchanathan

As he approached his 40th birthday, ASU chief research and innovation officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan asked himself a question: “How do I want to spend the rest of my life?”

Digital tools connect humanities to humanity

ASU’s Nexus Lab is plugging in major processing power to help humanities researchers connect with communities in a more immediate and effective way.

Tweeting terror: Understanding extremism on social media

Extremist organizations use social media to promote their ideology and recruit new members globally. ASU professors are collaborating to track, analyze and understand this threat.

Water water everywhere (nor any drop to drink)

Built in a lake basin, Mexico City experiences destructive flooding, but also struggles with access to clean water. ASU researchers are studying the complex choreography of natural environment, physical infrastructure and human decision-making that contribute to both.

CUbiC designs assistive tech for full spectrum of ability

Researchers at the Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing investigate people's individual needs, and then determine what design principles are most useful for addressing those needs.

Students build ability through CUbiC

Whether they are creating training tools for surgeons or assistive devices for the visually impaired, ASU students in the CUbiC lab are enhancing other people’s abilities while developing their own.

CompuGirls plants the seeds of STEM careers

Girls in high-needs school districts lack the technology classes and resources needed to succeed in STEM careers. ASU's CompuGirls program is helping to level the playing field.

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