Healthy Urban Environments is a collaborative initiative which combines the power of Arizona State University’s entrepreneurship, research and innovation infrastructure with partnership, support and collaboration from Maricopa County and its communities.
Healthy Urban Environments
ASU seeks to establish Healthy Urban Environments (HUE) as a solutions-focused research, policy and technology incubator. As such, HUE rapidly develops, tests, and deploys heat-mitigation and air-quality improvement strategies and technologies. In collaboration with practitioners and community members we will create a healthy city and population across Maricopa County.
Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, Chairman of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, visited Arizona State University on Oct. 24 to kick off the Global KAITEKI Center's activities. This center is a partnership between ASU and the KAITEKI Institute, MCHC’s think tank and research institute. Kaiteki is “the sustainable well-being of people, society and planet Earth."
At the launch...
School of Sustainability assistant professor Jennifer Vanos was recently awarded Maricopa County's 2019 Climate and Health Champion award in the research category for her outstanding work in understanding the hazards and health outcomes associated with children's playspaces. Her work, which is supported by the Healthy Urban Environments (HUE) initiative, evaluates how playspace design mediates exposure...
One of the most consequential questions of our time is: How do we generate enough energy to meet our needs?
The question is particularly important as previously reliable sources of energy, such as oil and coal, have been proven to pollute our planet with consequences ranging from a degrading air quality to a tilt in the...