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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.

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.

National Academy of Inventors chapter celebrates ASU innovation

The Celebration of Innovation recognized new patent holders, startup founders and new chapter members.

Safe, sustainable science earns researcher praise

Gary Moore, recipient of the 2018 University Laboratory Safety Award, uses water efficient technology in his nanomaterials lab to protect both the people inside and the world outside.

ASU KEDtalk: Democratizing digital design

Technology is not created to reflect the rich diversity of people that use it, says Jessica Rajko. She contends that adding more voices in the design process will create not only more inclusive tech experiences but better technology overall.

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?”

Snapshots of a knowledge enterprise

Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan shares examples of ASU’s approach and global impact as a knowledge enterprise.

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