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Luminosity — where creative genius works | ASU KEDtalk

Mark Naufel launched Luminosity with moonshot ideas in mind. Now, interdisciplinary teams of students with bright ideas are designing, building and deploying innovations that positively impact society.

Four ASU faculty named Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors

Joining the inaugural class of Senior Members, ASU innovators expand ASU’s longstanding involvement in the NAI.

Can innovation exist without soul work? ASU KEDtalk

Is innovation always good? And is more always better? Not without "soul work," says Gaymon Bennett. He explains what soul work, shadow and spirituality have to do with our fixation on innovation in a new KEDtalk format with bonus podcast.

Seed grants sprout novel health research

Mayo Clinic and ASU collaborations launch novel research with the goal of improving patient care.

MILO Institute launches a new model for space exploration

Space missions are more affordable when the cost is shared. ASU, Lockheed Martin and GEOshare are using a consortium model to increase access to space science worldwide.

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.

Little laser focuses on proteins at work

ASU’s new compact X-ray free electron laser will create movies of proteins at work. It will help scientists create drugs without side effects, understand how nature makes fuel from sunlight, and more — at a fraction of the size of existing particle accelerators.

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.

Panchanathan appointed VP of National Academy of Inventors

Sethuraman Panchanathan has been appointed vice president of the National Academy of Inventors to strategically advance research, innovation, entrepreneurship and education through invention.

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