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Mike Chester to give closing keynote address at the 2018 ISSST Meeting

Mike Chester to give closing keynote address at the 2018 ISSST Meeting

The 2018 International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST) meeting is being held in Buffalo New York, June 26-28. ASU’s own Mikhail (Mike) Chester will be delivering the closing keynote address for the meeting. Dr. Chester is Associate Professor in Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering, and a Senior Sustainability Scientist in the Global Institute […]

UCRC 2018 Poster Event Award Winners

UCRC 2018 Poster Event Award Winners

UCRC POSTER EVENT 2018 The UCRC recently hosted its inaugural Poster Event, April 3rd, at the MU. Five ASU schools were represented along with 2 collaborating institutions: University of Southern California & Georgia Tech providing a total of 22 posters. Judging was completed late last week and all award winners were notified early this week. […]

Qunshan Zhao wins Nystrom Award!

Qunshan Zhao wins Nystrom Award!

At the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in New Orleans, ASU’s Qunshan Zhao was awarded the prestigious AAG J. Warren Nystrom Award “for his 2017 dissertation: Impact of tree locations and arrangements on outdoor microclimates and human thermal comfort in an urban residential environment”.   Dr. Zhao’s work was performed under […]