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Students in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy are prepared to use fundamental physics, thermodynamics, structural mechanics and control systems to develop new technologies. Here you can learn to transform matter and energy into resources and products for use in everyday life, use computational tools to design aircraft and spacecraft, and improve the properties and performance of materials for a variety of industries. Find news and events from SEMTE.

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Materials science doctoral student wins Outstanding Student MBE Award in China

Calli Campbell, a doctoral student studying materials science and engineering, won the Outstanding Student MBE Award for her oral presentation at the 20th International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy in Shanghai, China. Out of 135 student presentations, Campbell earned one of the two Outstanding Student awards. The conference is an international forum for sharing developments…

ASU student wins Changemaker Challenge with EPICS project

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…

ASU doctoral student earns Idaho National Lab Graduate Fellowship

Tanner 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…

Light-activated tissue sealing technology earns industry award

Deepanjan Ghosh, a biological design engineering graduate student, recently earned a 2020 Baxter Young Investigator Award for impactful research on a tissue repair and wound healing technology that prevents post-surgical complications and improves surgical outcomes. Ghosh is a researcher in the Rege Bioengineering Lab, directed by Professor Kaushal Rege. The lab team works on developing new materials for improving…

ASU’s Industrial Assessment Center conducts its 500th no-cost energy assessment

The Industrial Assessment Center at Arizona State University, known as [email protected], conducted its 500th assessment at a wastewater treatment plant in the Phoenix metro area in December. [email protected] currently ranks sixth among the 33 Industrial Assessment Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Its mission is to identify technology, systems and productivity opportunities that result in increasing energy…

ASU’s MyPath2ASU enhances the transfer experience for students

Valentin Madrigal is an Arizona State University transfer student from Central Arizona College. Inspired to pursue higher education to support his family, in addition to his fascination with space travel, he chose ASU for its renowned aerospace engineering program and anticipates that he will graduate in spring 2024. As a first-generation college student, Madrigal chose to begin at…

ASU’s MyPath2ASU enhances the transfer experience for students

Valentin Madrigal is an Arizona State University transfer student from Central Arizona College. Inspired to pursue higher education to support his family, in addition to his fascination with space travel, he chose ASU for its renowned aerospace engineering program and anticipates that he will graduate in spring 2024. As a first-generation college student, Madrigal chose to begin at…

Mechanical engineering major earns recognition with national scholarships

Mechanical engineering and global health junior Katie Pascavis was recently named a Goldwater Scholar and is among four nominees for the Udall Scholarship. Pascavis is a Flinn Scholar, an honors student in Arizona State University’s Barrett, The Honors College and she is pursuing a minor in sustainability. She is also president of Engineerins without Borders and works in…

Newly admitted School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy students: Attend Registration Workshops

Did you know that the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy, also called SEMTE, offers Registration Workshops to all newly admitted students? If you were recently admitted into aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering or mechanical engineering, the first step in registering for summer or fall classes is attending a Registration Workshop, where…