Apply for undergraduate and graduate research opportunities with FURI and MORE by October 20

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Customize your experience, Features, Graduate Students, Research, Students | 0 comments

Enhance your engineering and technical curriculum by gaining lab experience and independent and thesis-based research with the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) and Master’s Opportunity for Research in Engineering (MORE).

Undergraduates: FURI applications are due Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Apply to FURI now!


Graduates: MORE applications are due Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Apply to MORE now!


Questions/concerns? Please contact Tim Rooney at

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Congratulations to our 2021 Society of Women Engineers scholarship recipients!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2021 in Graduate Students, News, Students | 0 comments

SWE ASU sectionThis fall, the Society of Women Engineers awarded 289 scholarships totaling more than $1.2 million to undergraduate and graduate students across the country, including seven Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering students. Earning SWE scholarships marks these students as highly accomplished and motivated students inside and outside of the classroom who will make great contributions to society through engineering. Congratulations to our scholarship recipients!

Tracy Gonce, electrical engineering junior — Chevron/SWE Scholarship
Elizabeth Jones, electrical engineering graduate student — Intel SWE Scholarship
Diana Leon, electrical engineering junior — Chevron/SWE Scholarship
Niveditha Muthukrishnan, biomedical engineering doctoral student — Virginia Counts/Betty Irish SWE for Life Scholarship
Tara Phelps, computer systems engineering sophomore — Chevron/SWE Scholarship
Kellie Phong, electrical engineering junior — Chevron/SWE Scholarship
Tina Sindwani, computer systems engineering sophomore — Chevron/SWE Scholarship

The Society of Women Engineers supports women to achieve and be a positive force in engineering and technology careers. The international organization is the world’s largest advocate and catalyst for change in these fields.

Learn more about SWE at ASU.

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Got a new venture? Apply for ASU Innovation Open to earn up to $100k in funding — apply by October 31

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021 in Competitions, Graduate Students, Students |

ASUio 2022 applications due October 31

Calling all student entrepreneurs! ASU Innovation Open is awarding more than $300,000 to the top student ventures offering cutting-edge hardware solutions, IoT innovations and social equity enterprises. This spring the world’s top student ventures can compete to win grand prizes up to $100k.

ASU Innovation Open, or ASUio, was designed to fuel multidisciplinary teams of collegiate founders to harness the power of entrepreneurship to tackle the world’s most challenging problems. Our competition values university-supported technologies and the scientists, artists, engineers, enterprisers and designers who develop them. We view collegiate entrepreneurs as elite athletes who must demonstrate perseverance, hustle and teamwork to change the world. And that’s exactly what they’re doing.

Past ASUio competitors have gone on to secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional funding. Many have established lasting relationships with ASUio judges, industry leaders and competition sponsors who have helped them develop new ideas and channel resources to support their ventures.

But to win, you have to apply! This is your opportunity to be mentored by industry leaders, network with entrepreneurially-minded peers from around the world and be part of a community of innovative thinkers making their mark in tech.

Apply by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 31, 2021!

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Join DesertWAVE: Underwater robotics team looking for programmers

Posted by on Aug 30, 2021 in Graduate Students, Opportunities, Organizations and Teams, Students |

DesertWAVE programmer recruitment flyer

Download the flyer.

DesertWAVE, which stands for women in autonomous vehicle engineering, is looking for new members who have programming experience to join their quest for 1st place in the world at the International Robosub Competition.

Do you have experience in:

  • Artificial intelligence, computer vision, deep learning or machine learning.
  • Image processing or real-time processing.
  • Image recognition, feature detection or pattern recognition.
  • Autonomous vehicle control.
  • Embedded systems.

Then contact Graduate students, alumni and even industry professionals are invited to apply.

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The Fall 2021 Fulton Schools Online Career Fairs are happening now — register in CareerEco!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2021 in Career, Events, Features, Fulton Schools, Graduate Students, International Students, Students, Transfer Students |

Make sure you’re ready for the Fall Fulton Schools Online Career Fairs:


Master’s and PhD Online Career Fair
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Register to attend


Undergraduate Online Career Fair
Thursday, September 16, 2021
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Register to attend

Students and alumni from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering who are seeking full-time, intern or part-time jobs are invited to attend.


Computing and Information Technology Online Career Fair
Monday, September 20, 2021
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Register to attend

Students and alumni with computing and technology-related degrees from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering who are seeking full-time, intern or part-time jobs are eligible for this event. Candidates from these computing and technology-related majors are invited to attend:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Graphic Information Technology
  • Human Systems Engineering
  • Informatics
  • Information Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • User Experience


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Get involved in outreach with the Mentor Volunteer Program

Posted by on Aug 5, 2021 in Opportunities, Students |

Volunteer mentors needed for middle school outreach.

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Have extra time and want to give back to the community while making new friends on campus? Make a huge positive impact on some awesome middle school kids. The mentoring program at Gililland Middle School is going on its sixth year. Many kids in this Title I middle school face a lot of challenges and they just need someone to show they matter and have a bright future. You can be hands on and have a rewarding experience. You don’t need any prior experience, you change their lives by being there and just being you. 

Some words from past ASU mentors

  • My experience as a mentor was one of the most rewarding experiences of my college career.
  • It served as a great way to have fun and destress from school. I was able to learn things along the way as well, such as goal-setting, patience, etc. 
  • At the beginning, I felt as though I may not be making much of an impact or helping the kids, but I’ve learned along the way that the presence may be helpful in some way.

Last year this program was strictly online due to the pandemic. We are providing both in-person and online options to join for your comfort and the students. 

The weekly mentor program will be every Tuesday from 3:30–4:30 p.m. Arizona time beginning Tuesday, August 24, 2021. You do not need to be in Arizona to be a part of it, you just have to adjust the time zone accordingly if you are joining online. If you are joining in person you will need to be wearing a face mask.

Reach out to Stephanie Cahill at to get more info.

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