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Fulton Schools researchers advance Arizona’s smart transportation aspirations

Research led by Yan Chen and Yezhou Yang focuses on facets of both the engineering and computer science most applicable to crafting key elements of smart transportation and traffic management systems.

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Environmental and resource management student part of contact-tracing team on Fort Apache reservation

Environmental and resource management student part of contact-tracing team on Fort Apache reservation

Grant Real Bird spent his summer reducing the spread of COVID-19, likely saving many lives, in the place where he grew up.

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ASU students place second in the world at robotics competition

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.

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Testing human teammates in Minecraft

Testing human teammates in Minecraft

The Center for Human, Artificial Intelligence, and Robot Teaming (CHART), part of the Global Security Initiative, built an entirely virtual training environment in Minecraft as part of an approximate $3 million award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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Capstones cultivate high-tech opportunities for students and industry

Capstones cultivate high-tech opportunities for students and industry

Since its inception eight years ago, the engineering capstone program at The Polytechnic School has made an indelible impression on its graduating seniors, alumni, sponsors and the Valley of the Sun as a whole. A pillar of the school’s engineering curriculum, it has...

Q&A with ERM professor examines Beirut explosion

Q&A with ERM professor examines Beirut explosion

Associate professor, Kiril Hristovski, gives an overview on the dangers of ammonium nitrate and the improper storage conditions that likely contributed to the disaster in Beirut.

Human systems engineering lab advances online learning research

Human systems engineering lab advances online learning research

Identifying best practices for effective online learning has become especially significant in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But even before the coronavirus outbreak, the Arizona State University Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Partnership Lab was busy...

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Aviation

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

​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

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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 21 undergraduate degree programs, 13 master’s degree programs, and 3 doctoral 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.