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For Gary Moore, the safety of the world outside his lab matters just as much as the people inside. An assistant professor in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences, Moore develops chemicals and nanoscale materials using solar energy and other novel, green methods. For these artificial processes, he draws inspiration from the...

Osvaldo Sala, a professor at Arizona State University and a drylands expert, has been elected president of the Ecological Society of America, the largest group of ecologists in the world. Sala — the Julie A. Wrigley Professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences and in the School of Sustainability and who is the founding director of ASU’s Global...

Dendrites are needle-like growths that appear on the surface of lithium metal, which is used as the anode, or negative electrode, of a battery. They induce unwanted side reactions that reduce energy density, and at worst, cause shorting of the electrodes that can lead to fires or explosions. New research from Arizona State University that involves...

Arizona State University

 •  February 9

Group of 13 leading universities works to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future Arizona State University is part of a new coalition of 13 leading research universities that will help communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future. The group, called the University Climate Change Coalition, or...

Arizona State University

 •  December 6, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with Arizona State University’s Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative, or SPRI, on a website designed to help organizations interested in eco-friendly purchasing. Sustainablepurchasing.issuelab.org features a searchable database of research articles related to “servicizing,” a concept that is...

Arizona State University

 •  November 30, 2017

ASU engineer breaking new ground on creative collaboration in construction project management
Mounir El Asmar’s work is having a growing impact on construction industry practices as he continues to push the boundaries of innovation in construction engineering and management.His research accomplishments and the value they are bringing to multiple...

Arizona State University

 •  November 1, 2017

In recognition of decades’ worth of service to teaching and research, Professor David Pijawka has been awarded the Distinguished Professional Planner Award by the American Planning Association’s Arizona Chapter. The award, presented during the chapter’s annual conference on Oct. 26, celebrates the latest achievement in Pijawka’s remarkable...

Arizona State University

 •  October 9, 2017

University Sustainability Practices makes it easy to green your event and office during campus sustainability month. Event hosts and office staff may participate in the ASU Sustainability Certification Program to receive a bronze, silver or gold certificate. “The new certification is more relevant and provides more supporting information,” said...

Arizona State University

 •  September 21, 2017

Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh of IHS Markit wins Lawrence R. Klein Award from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business Will the current economic expansion break the longevity record? What does it mean for jobs, stocks, and interest rates? Nariman Behravesh says the disappointingly slow yet steady expansion of this decade may come to be viewed as a...

Arizona State University

 •  August 1, 2017

Orange Mall renovations mark a sustained improvement in the area around the Memorial Union on Arizona State University's Tempe campus and will be complete with the new Student Pavilion, opening in fall 2017. “More space for the community and the incorporation of nature benefits everyone in large and small ways," said Byron Sampson, associate...