Garbage Gold

Garbage into gold: circular economy research makes plastic more sustainable

A national science foundation emerging frontiers in research and innovation projects seeks to develop a circular economy that diverts plastic waste from landfills.


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Evolving engineering for a better world

Investigating how engineers can define a new engineering paradigm that values social and environmental justice is what motivates Darshan Karwat.


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The mouse that roars

The mouse that roars

 ASU student leaders share why the Polytechnic campus — turning 25 this year — bleeds maroon and gold.


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Niemczyk tribute

Beloved aviation faculty receives her wings

Mary Niemczyk, teacher, mentor, pilot and friend, is remembered for her contributions to the aviation program, its students and the community.


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Latest news

Exoskeleton technology featured on local news

Exoskeleton technology featured on local news

ABC15 featured Tom Sugar’s breakthrough exoskeleton technology developed to assist Air Force aerial porters move cargo weighing up to 10,000-pounds and avoid injury.

Emeritus faculty launches scholarship

Emeritus faculty launches scholarship

A graphic information technology scholarship established by Dr. Thomas Schildgen has empowered his continued dedication to the field and its students.

Lecturer earns Adobe honor

Lecturer earns Adobe honor

Christina Carrasquilla, graphic information technology senior lecturer, achieves Adobe Creative Campus Faculty Fellow certification.

Our programs


The Aviation Programs offer degrees that combine academic studies with professional flight and aviation training.

Degree options: BS in air transportation management, BS in air traffic management, BS in professional flight, BS in unmanned aerial systems, BAS in aviation, MS Tech in aviation management and human factors


​Engineering students work in interdisciplinary teams to solve real-world challenges in dedicated creative spaces that foster innovation.

Degree options: BSE and MS in engineering, BS and MS in manufacturing engineering, MS in robotics and autonomous systems, PhD in engineering education systems and design, PhD in systems engineering

Engineering Education Systems and Design

The Engineering Education Systems and Design program aims to increase the understanding and design of engineering education ecosystems.

Degree options: PhD in Engineering Education Systems and Design

Environmental and Resource Management

This program is for students seeking to understand the scientific and technological aspects of byproducts, environmental health, sustainability and natural resource conservation.

Degree options: BS and MS in environmental and resource management

Graphic Information Technology

This program lives at the intersections of creativity, visual design and technology, preparing students to create visual content for multi-channel distribution in print, web, photo, video and animation.

Degree options: BS, BAS and MS in graphic information technology, BAS in internet and web development, BS and MS in user experience

Human Systems Engineering

Human Systems Engineering combines engineering and psychology to design systems consistent with human capabilities and limitations.

Degree options: BS, MS and PhD in human systems engineering


Information Technology

​Students acquire skills in data acquisition and retrieval, managing networks and adapting computer systems and applications.

Degree options: BS and MS in information technology

Manufacturing Engineering

This program involves hands-on projects to provide students with a venue to design cost-effective and environmentally-friendly products and processes with required functionality and quality standards.

Degree options: BS and MS in manufacturing

Featured story

Desert WAVE

Desert WAVE places second in the world at robotics competition

Desert WAVE floated to the top of the competition in nearly all categories as they faced off against 33 teams from nine countries.

At the Polytechnic School, you can make innovation the norm.

The Polytechnic School offers 9 undergraduate and 13 graduate degree programs. With unique opportunities for hands-on projects, partnerships with industry, and participation in cutting-edge research, you can pursue your passion for technology and engineering at The Polytechnic School.

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