Concrete solution to environmental mine waste

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in Competitions, News | 0 comments

Copper mine tailings — the leftover rocks, water and chemicals of the mining process — are produced at a very high rate during excavation from mining activity. The displaced material sits idly and is harmful to the environment as it releases particulate matter emissions and leaches acid, heavy metals and even toxic and radioactive material to its surroundings and groundwater.

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NASA Psyche capstone team builds robotic explorer

Posted by on Apr 20, 2021 in Events, News, Students |

The Robotic Explorer 10B Psyche team (Psyche-Paths) is a capstone team of ten interdisciplinary students from the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, School of Earth and Space Exploration, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy and School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering.

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ASU doctoral student earns Idaho National Lab Graduate Fellowship

Posted by on Oct 27, 2020 in News |

Photo of Tanner YorgasonTanner Yorgason, a doctoral student studying materials science and engineering, has won an Idaho National Laboratory Graduate Fellowship, a two-year program that supports students completing their dissertation research.

Yorgason completed an internship with INL in 2018 at the lab facility while working toward a master’s degree and found the experience to be a gateway into the fellowship program.

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ASU student wins Changemaker Challenge with EPICS project

Posted by on Jul 28, 2020 in Competitions, Fulton Schools, News, Students |

Lidija Buchanan, a chemical engineering student, won first place in the Changemaker Challenge with her Engineering Projects In Community Service, or EPICS, project. The team, of which she is currently the sole member, aims to ease one of Phoenix’s food deserts by making fresh produce more accessible. The win earns the project $10,000 for further development and implementation in the community.

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