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Are you thinking about graduate school?
Hear from student panelists about their experiences in grad school at ASU. They will discuss the opportunities at ASU and elsewhere, the 4+1 Accelerated Master’s program and all the deadlines you need to know.
Graduate Degree Panel
Monday, November 19, 2018
Engineering Center G (ECG) 104, Tempe campus [map]
This panel is hosted by ASU’s SWE. Refreshments will be provided.
On April 21, 2017, tens of thousands of people across the country marched for science. They were making the case for evidence-based policies and decisions in a world that increasingly seems to sideline science.
In this emerging world, there’s a growing need for a new kind of leader — one who can bridge the gap between science and technology and the policies that govern them and their use, and ensure that science and technology policies lead to a better future for everyone, whether they impact economic growth, food and the environment, health, or equity and equality.
The ASU Master of Science and Technology Policy uniquely prepares future leaders to ensure policies and decisions are informed by science, and responsive to society’s needs. If you have a science and engineering background, and are passionate about enabling science-informed and socially responsive policy, please check us out.
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
Professor Andrew Maynard
Chair, ASU Master of Science and Technology Policy
Students from the Professional Science Master’s Program in Solar Energy Engineering and Commercialization (PSM SEEC) enjoyed a week-long trip to Washington, D.C. to study national and international energy policy, May 23-27. The trip, a required course for this 12-month graduate degree, included visits to congressional offices, lobbying groups, the Council on Foreign Relations and federal departments including the Department of Energy and General Accounting Office’s Natural Resources and Environment section.
The PSM SEEC is an interdisciplinary degree model that focuses on solar energy engineering and energy policy, readying STEM undergraduates for the dynamic renewable energy field. Learn more about the PSM SEEC.
Have you ever thought about a career in solar energy? Lucky for you, one of the nation’s only graduate degree programs in solar energy is right here at ASU. The Professional Science Master’s in Solar Energy Engineering & Commercialization (PSM SEEC) builds off of your undergraduate STEM degree with an interdisciplinary curriculum in solar energy engineering, energy policy and project financing.
Highlights of the PSM SEEC program:
Rad Wendzich, a 2011 graduate of the Graphic Information Technology program and winner of the CTI Senior of the Year award, has been promoted to a senior UX designer at Amazon, the retail giant. A UX designer, or user focused designer, is involved with visual design considerations for web and app development. Amazon has traditionally been conservative when promoting their employees and it’s impressive to get promoted to a senior position after only 17 months in the company.
Did you know you can sit for the patent bar exam and practice patent law without a law degree?
Consider applying for the new Master of Legal Studies’ Patent Practice degree program for the fall 2014 semester. This program, offered by ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, is looking for full and part time students to start in the fall or spring semester. As a new program, there are ample scholarships available for the fall 2014 semester.
Having patent expertise and skills opens up many new career opportunities. Additionally, the median salary for patent agents having five or fewer years of experience is $95,000 and increases to $145,500 for those having more than 15 years of experience, according to the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s 2013 report. As an engineer with this type of master’s degree you would be eligible to sit for the patent bar exam and to become a registered patent agent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in just a few years.
Attend the information session to learn more:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Armstrong Hall, Tempe campus [map]
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 480-965-1474.
Learn a step-by-step algorithm for creating innovations that can succeed in the marketplace by registering for FSE 294: Introduction to Systematic Innovation.
The Introduction to Systematic Innovation course introduces the latest thinking on perhaps the most overused, misunderstood concept of the 21st century—innovation. After exposing many of the current myths around innovation, students will learn and practice a proven step-by-step algorithm that can succeed in the marketplace. The course will arm students with a new level of skill that can be applied to technical problems as well as nontechnical ones, e.g., business, social, logistics and organizational. These skills can be a foundation for increasing likelihood of success in engineering, business, sustainability or any kind of scientific research activity.
The FSE 294 Introduction to Systematic Innovation (83790) course is taught by David Troness and will be offered in the fall 2014 semester in a hybrid online format with a class meeting on Thursdays from 4:40-5:30 p.m. This course meets an Entrepreneurship course requirement for Grand Challenge Scholars Program students.
Biomedical engineering is an emerging field that offers significant opportunities to improve the human condition. Biomedical engineers seek to understand, define and solve problems in medicine, physiology and biology, including:
People are living longer thanks, in part, to significant advances in medical devices and technologies. With the aging of the baby boom generation, the need for medical procedures and innovation is expected to grow.
Biomedical engineering is expected to have the highest job growth of any occupation over the next decade. According to the U.S. Labor Department, employment of biomedical engineers is expected to grow by 72 percent, adding nearly 12,000 jobs between 2008 and 2018.
Faculty in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering have specialized expertise in bioimaging, biosensors and bioinstrumentation, molecular, cellular and tissue engineering, neural rehabilitation engineering and synthetic biology and systems.
Design experience is integrated through all four years of the program. Students also benefit from strong faculty connections to clinical partners and industry to gain hands-on experience in research labs and through internships.
Learn more about biomedical engineering.