ASU biomechanics professor addressing fall prevention through new partnership

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Thurmon Lockhart, a biomechanics professor at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at ASU, hopes to predict and prevent dangerous falls, especially in older populations or those recovering from orthopedic surgeries. Lockhart was recently named the first Musculoskeletal Orthopedic Research and Education, or MORE, Foundation Professor of Life in Motion, which will help him … Read more

ASU to launch digital record app in the spring

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Arizona State University announced plans to launch a student digital record app, called Pocket, during the university’s Digital Trust Summit in June. The app is expected to launch in Spring 2022. Decentralized digital learning record platforms like Pocket are designed to give students more control of their data and records, like the ability to store … Read more

ASU PhD student receives NASA grant

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Kevin Trinh, a PhD student at Arizona State University, was awarded the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) grant earlier this month. This award will give Trinh and his PhD advisor, Joe O’Rourke, an assistant professor at ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration, $135,000 over three years.  FINESST, established … Read more

ASU’s commitment to Arizona’s economy

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National Economic Development Week is wrapping up, but what isn’t ending this week is ASU’s commitment to helping businesses thrive in Arizona and contribute to the state’s economy. ASU’s Economic Development team works to help businesses succeed in our pro-business state by positioning them within reach of talented people and a multitude of resources at … Read more

ASU boasts two 2021 grads with blossoming tech startups

‘Tis the season for graduation. Hats will fly, tears will fall and oh, so many photos will be taken. Even during a pandemic, more than 19,000 students are on track to graduate this year from Arizona State University alone. This includes both undergraduate and graduate students. ASU’s Spring 2021 graduation ceremonies were held Monday, May … Read more

ASU ranks among universities with most patents pending, startups

Arizona State University receives high ranks in a survey of universities without a medical school. The Tempe-based university was ranked fourth in most patents pending and number of startups launched, and third in number of inventions disclosed. These strong ratings are thanks specifically to ASU’s SkySong Innovations, the intellectual property management and technology transfer organization … Read more

ASU considering tech and science experts for innovation fellowship

Arizona State University’s Office of Applied Innovation is looking to hire up to four new fellows for its 2021-2022 Fellowship in University Innovation.  The fellowship is geared toward early and mid-career professions from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, including technologists, developers, engineers, communicators, writers, researchers, designers and more. Still, fellows will be decided … Read more

ASU Fulton Engineer School launches Startup Center, holds Demo Day competition

Co-written with Chloe Nordquist Arizona State University’s Fulton Schools officially launched their Startup Center Thursday as a way to empower undergraduate and graduate students within the schools to explore entrepreneurial ideas. The Center will offer innovation courses, workshops, mentoring and other events. “We’ve positioned this competition to be at the top of the funnel in … Read more

AZTB Tailgate Giveaway – UofA vs ASU Rivalry Game in Tempe

Who’s going to the UofA vs ASU football game on November 21st? Do you have tailgate plans? Now you do! Tailgater Concierge has teamed up with AZ Tech Beat on a Tailgate Giveaway! One lucky fan will win a Field Goal Package tailgate (valued at $395.00) for the UofA vs ASU game on November 21st … Read more