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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.

Complexity: More than the sum of its parts

ASU’s interdisciplinary approach provides a perfect environment for exploring the complex systems underpinning life, society and advanced technology.

ASU named "Most Innovative School" in the US

Arizona State University's original approach to research, education and entrepreneurship tops the newest U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Global connections, global solutions

ASU President Michael Crow talks about how the university is well positioned to solve global problems through its focus on solutions and innovative approach to learning and discovery.

APACT fuses disciplines to solve challenges for the disabled

Arizona State University's APACT program brings together doctoral students from a variety of fields to find solutions to the challenges disabled people face every day.

Materials research for healthcare, energy and more

Using interdisciplinary collaboration and state-of-the-art facilities, scientists at Arizona State University are working to improve solar cell performance by using nanotechnology.

ASU research makes Science's top 10 breakthroughs

Groundbreaking research from ASU scientists on protein structures has been named one of the top 10 breakthroughs of 2012 by the journal Science.

Liability in a high-tech world

As science advances, laws and policies that regulate new discoveries must advance as well.

Technology and innovation at Arizona universities

Research at Arizona's three universities translates to technologies, products and services that drive Arizona's economy and improve lives.