Register for an EPICS summer course — FSE 294

Posted by on May 15, 2020 in Customize your experience, Fulton Schools, Opportunities, Research, Students |

EPICS team solves solar challenges.Not sure what to do this summer? Join EPICS, an award winning program at ASU, to design, build, test and implement solutions in the community. Join a team of students and choose which real-world project you want to solve. Projects range from solar panel systems, water purification, COVID-19 solutions and designing toys for the animals at the Phoenix Zoo.

Enroll in EPICS: FSE 294 and work on projects this summer, helping the community and building your resume! Learn about the 50 other projects in the program!

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What led you to choose to study engineering? Researchers want to hear from you!

Posted by on May 4, 2020 in Opportunities, Research, Students |

Help researchers better understand the role of psychosocial factors for underrepresented students in pursuing an engineering degree!

Students aged 18 or older who identify as African American/Black, Hispanic American/Latinx, Native American, and Bi/Multi-racial Americans are invited to participate. Participants must be engineering majors as of the Fall 2019 semester. 

Complete a confidential online survey (approximately 20-25 minutes to complete). Participants may enter a drawing to win an Amazon gift card of $10–$100. Your email address will not be used to identify you in any way, and submitting your email address is voluntary.

Take the survey today!

This research study is being conducted by counseling psychology doctoral student Bo Hyun Lee from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and Professor Lisa Y. Flores from the University of Missouri.

Questions? Contact principal investigators Bo Hyun Lee at or Professor Lisa Y. Flores at

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Join us for the Spring 2020 FURI/MORE Symposium, April 24!

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Customize your experience, Events, Research |

Join us for the Spring 2020 Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI)/Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE) Virtual Symposium! Student researchers from FURI, MORE, the Grand Challenges Scholars Program and KEEN Student Mini Grant-funded project teams will showcase their research findings.

Friday, April 24, 2020
1–3 p.m.
Online and via Zoom

Check out the FURI website for more information about how to attend the Virtual Symposium.

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Apply for undergraduate research funding with FURI by May 1 — deadline extended!

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Customize your experience, Graduate Students, International Students, Opportunities, Research, Students |

Enhance your engineering and technical undergraduate and graduate curriculum by getting hands-on lab experience, independent and thesis-based research and the opportunity to travel to professional conferences! Applications are now open for Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 programs.

Undergraduate students can apply to the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative, known as FURI.

Graduate students can apply to the Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering or MORE program.

Students in FURI and MORE develop an idea under the mentorship of a Fulton Schools faculty member, then apply for funding. Once accepted, they perform research, attend workshops, prepare research summaries, and participate in the research symposium.

Apply to FURI by noon on Friday, May 1, 2020 — deadline extended!

MORE applications closed Monday, April 20, 2020

For any questions/concerns please reach out to Melissa Stine at

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ASU Library offers online research assistance to engineering students

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Graduate Students, Research, Resources, Students |

To support the Fulton Schools during the coronavirus situation, the ASU Library is now offering drop-in, online reference consultations via Zoom. Undergraduate and graduate students in the Fulton Schools can leverage librarians’ expertise about literature reviews, citation styles and engineering resources including journal articles, standards, technical reports, patents and more.

Eric Prosser, ASU’s Engineering & Entrepreneurship Librarian, will be available by Zoom for two hours every weekday (see schedule below) for research questions through this meeting link.

Day Hours
Monday 1–3 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m.–noon
Wednesday 3–5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.–noon
Friday 1–3 p.m.

Eric is also available for consultations outside of these hours by appointment (, and students can always connect with the ASU Library through its Ask-a-Librarian service.

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Grad students, apply for the Airport Cooperative Research Program

Posted by on Mar 6, 2020 in Graduate Students, Opportunities, Research |

The Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), a program of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, offers $12,000 Graduate Research Awards that include mentoring by national experts assigned by the ACRP, facilitation of access to ACRP resources, an expense-paid research presentation at the Transportation Research Board annual meeting in Washington, DC and publication in the Transportation Research Record.ACRP logo

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Attend the next NAE Grand Challenges for Engineering lecture — Education Through Exploration, March 5

Posted by on Feb 27, 2020 in Customize your experience, Events, Fulton Schools, Opportunities, Participation, Research |

Humanity faces challenges that have never been faced before. To meet them, humanity must transform learning to embrace exploration of the unknown, not just mastery of what is known, at societal scale. Digital technologies are the key to realizing this potential, but to date most educational technology has focused on widening access to traditional mastery models of teaching and learning. This presentation will describe how the Center for Education Through Exploration at ASU is working with NASA and others to pioneer new approaches to meet this challenge.

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Apply for the NSF Electrical Engineering/Entrepreneurial Research Fellowship for postdocs

Posted by on Feb 19, 2020 in Career, Opportunities, Research, Students |

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Innovative Postdoctoral Entrepreneurial Research Fellowship (I-PERF) recruits, trains, mentors, matches and funds early-career Science and Engineering doctoral degree recipients to participate in innovative entrepreneurial activities. Join AirSpeQ and help improve air pollution monitoring. Electrical and mechanical engineering postdocs are preferred.

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