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Author: Erik Wirtanen

ASU Fulton Schools graduate first online engineering management students

Two students became the first ever graduates from the four-year online B.S.E. program in engineering management in May. Photographer: Hayden Taylor/ASU. The first two students from the four-year online B.S.E. program in engineering management graduated from Arizona State University in May. The students are not only the first ever online graduates in engineering management of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, but possibly the first from any major engineering program, with all four years of education provided online, in the United States The online version of the engineering management undergraduate program is identical to the version available on...

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ASU student develops sensing technology for visually, hearing impaired

A sensing glove was the first device ASU graduate Shantanu Bala worked on at ASU’s Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC). A camera picks up a person’s facial expression and the glove provides different sensations based off what the camera sees. Photo by: Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing A visually-impaired man can’t see the interviewer sitting across from him but knows that the questioner has a smile on his face. Motors in the visually-impaired person’s chair give the sensation of having a shape – a smile – drawn on his back. “We use that as a way to communicate...

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