Sustainability
From rooftop panels that shrink our utility bills to chargers for our smartphones, there’s an endless variety of solar-powered gadgets and products under the sun. Yet many people are in the dark about the history of harnessing solar power. The story of photovoltaics began more than a half century ago — and ASU played a pivotal role.
Lori K. Baker
September 15, 2020
A $12.4 million award from the Department of Energy will establish an Energy Frontier Research Center at ASU to investigate next-generation materials and reinvent the electrical grid.
Pete Zrioka
August 03, 2020
Helping humans and robots work as teams, disarming disinformation, fighting cancer with our own immune systems — these are just a few of the big ideas that ASU researchers are exploring. Learn about their work and what drives them in our latest season of ASU KEDtalks.
Madison Arnold
July 27, 2020
Arizona State University and Wells Fargo have collaborated to create Sustainable Earth, a new online platform that delivers innovative sustainability solutions to families, teachers and businesses.
Mikala Kass
June 04, 2020
There’s something in the water — plastic. An unfathomable amount of plastic has made its way into our oceans, but Charlie Rolsky believes we can make small changes in our lives to turn the tide of plastic pollution for a cleaner world and healthier ecosystems.
April 22, 2020