Modern cell phones automatically track their battery temperatures – providing a data source with potential as vast as the number of cell phone users.
n a TV interview, ASU engineer Stuart Bowden describes a new research project aimed at making a big advance in solar-energy technology
Doctoral student Thomas Volo was awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Chicago to present his research in hydrology at the national American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting in 2014.
It is hard to imagine the Colorado River, whose headlands start in the Rocky Mountains and serve more than 36 million users in the U.S., running dry. However, by the time the remaining 9 percent of the original flow meets the Morelos Dam in Mexico, 90 percent of the riparian areas have vanished.
The Association of American Geographers has selected Wei Li, a professor in ASU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, for one of its highest awards, the 2014 Ronald F. Abler Distinguished Service Honors.
A report compiled by ASU's Sustainability Solution Services states that the city met and exceeded 2015 greenhouse gas objectives three years ahead of schedule.
With a shared goal of advancing global renewable energy solutions, ASU has partnered with An-Najah National University in the West Bank to offer the Renewable Energy Leadership Training Program.
An ASU engineering research team's project shows promise for advancing technologies to improve text and image displays on electronic devices.
A hands-on learning opportunity for School of Sustainability students takes advantage of a unique relationship with Dell.
More than 80 representatives from laboratories, industries and research institutions attended the Department of Energy Algal Biofuels Strategy Workshop Nov. 19-20 at ASU's Polytechnic campus.
Geoff Notkin, host of Cox 7 Arizona’s “STEM Journals,” interviewed ASU associate professor Susanne Neuer as part of an episode focused on water and important water-related issues.
Rud Moe, a School of Sustainability and School of Earth and Space Exploration graduate, is now a hospital sustainability specialist for Stericycle.
Emma Huizar-Felix, a School of Sustainability alum, wants to open her own business and consult on energy efficiency.
A new certificate offered at ASU prepares water professionals with the skills and knowledge to meet changing technological, environmental and political demands.
ASU hosted a 10-member delegation of senior Vietnamese government and industry officials, signing an agreement for a partnership to support sustainable economic growth in the Vinh Phuc Province.
Professors in ASU's School of Sustainability incorporate Skype, Blackboard and other technologies to improve the educational experience.
For professors at ASU's School of Sustainability, technology provides real-world examples and concept comprehension.
A newly published text by ASU professor Elizabeth Wentz teaches specific skills on how to accomplish this first step in the journey toward the completion of a graduate degree.
An ASU engineer will lead a national project aimed at producing more reliable and durable photovoltaic cells for solar energy systems.
ASU engineers will lead a national project to develop a new photovoltaic cell to provide more efficient conversion of sunlight into electricity.
The November issue of the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment is devoted to an assessment of the impacts of climate change on ecosystems and the consequences for people.
Sustainability doctoral student Lt. Col. (retired) Joe Knott is receiving the White House's Champion of Change award for his commitment to land and species conservation.
A team of of students from ASU and the University of New Mexico scored high marks in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon international competition, which concluded Oct. 12.
ASU is helping industries and organizations in several states provide safer work environments through its Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Institute.
Students and researchers from the three major public universities across Arizona have joined forces to maximize the use of one of Arizona’s natural resources: algae.
An ASU and Georgia Tech research team have revealed a new approach to growing InGaN crystals for diodes, which promises to move photovoltaic solar cell technology toward record-breaking efficiencies.
ASU engineers use origami techniques to make a foldable lithium-ion battery that improves on energy-storage capacity.
In a warming world, how far will forest species need to shift in space in order to find survivable climate conditions?
ASU faculty and staff are encouraged to complete an application for the ASU President's Award for Sustainability.
To achieve its goal of climate neutrality by 2025, ASU has announced a strategic partnership with Ameresco, Inc. and Rocky Mountain Institute.
A new event series at every farmers market will showcase sustainability community leaders and garden experts.
An ASU engineer and research colleagues at UCLA are exploring ways urban areas can reduce the impact of rising temperatures on vulnerable communiities
A team of scientists is launching a new collaborative project to learn how human behavior, market forces and ecological systems interact over time to affect the outcomes of locust swarms.
Each year, ASU faculty and staff who are members of the academic honor society Phi Beta Kappa review the records of top students in liberal arts fields and invite a small number to join the organization.
Salt River Project and ASU's College of Technology and Innovation have partnered for a second year to award a $170,000 grant to fund research initiatives in renewable energy and conservation.
The ASU Global Sustainability Solutions Center at Haarlemmermeer announced its first project agreement in the Netherlands that will conduct research and analysis for the Netherlands’ first cradle-to-cradle working environment.
Reporter Jonathan Bardelline discusses how some U.S. universities are welcoming the advantages that come with sustainability.
ASU Facilities Development and Management completed several building projects at various campuses and sites during the summer months.
They may not have suspected it in 1967, but when construction workers glazed in the last hexagonal "Superman" window in the newly constructed Manzanita Hall, they were putting the finishing touches on an icon.
In a nationwide assessment of sustainable practices by the National Resource Defense Council and the Green Sports Alliance, Sun Devil Athletics was named one of the top 10 athletic departments for sustainability.
The 2012 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education annual review features ASU's accomplishments in sustainble construction.
John Riley is the new associate vice president of University Business Services and the university sustainability operations officer at Arizona State University.