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Driving innovation in Arizona: A Q&A with Sethuraman Panchanathan

Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan discusses the Institute for Automated Mobility, his new role as Gov. Doug Ducey's adviser for science and technology and how Arizona's public universities play an essential role in advancing innovation for the state.

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.

ASU KEDtalk: Hunting for hydrogen, a moonshot

Craig Hardgrove tells us how the first self-propelled, shoebox-sized spacecraft could reveal the whereabouts of water on the moon and what that means to Earthlings. He also explains why small spacecraft allow us to take bigger risks.

$3M grant supports education and training on smart cities

The National Science Foundation grant will help ASU launch a graduate research training program that prepares students to become leaders in shaping citizen-centered smart cities in a human-centric way.

Physicist joins ASU LightWorks to help solarize society

Physicist Ivan Ermanoski joins ASU LightWorks®, where he will design a thermochemical reactor to harness energy from renewable sources, like the sun.

ASU LightWorks hire brings new energy to ASU

Jim Miller grew up in the shadow of Texas’s oil fields. Now, he’s joining ASU LightWorks®, where he’ll be thinking up ways to create and harness alternative energy gleaned from renewable sources.

Shaking up proteins with engineering

A mix of chemical engineering and structural biology offers a perfect recipe for everything from making green nanomaterials to finding new drug targets.

The carbon catcher: Q&A with Klaus Lackner

On the heels of his ASU KEDtalk, Klaus Lackner explains his process, shares his inspiration and discusses the challenges involved in making carbon air capture a reality.

ASU KEDtalk: Carbon is a terrible thing to waste

Like throwing trash into the street, each year we pump tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Klaus Lackner has developed technology poised to collect and reuse our carbon while cleaning the air.

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.

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