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Short and Aligned Fiber Filament for 3D-Printed, High-Performance Composites

Oriented-fiber reinforced composites had played a major role in the application of high-performance materials and the demand for them is growing. But there are still challenges in designing a method

Enhanced Collaboration Through Group-Based Virtual Reality Experiences

This framework aims to enhance productivity and education in multi-user virtual reality. A classroom setting is used to show how education can be impacted, such as when an instructor splits

Aerospace engineering major Parin Trivedi

CFD Visualization Using Augmented Reality

With the field of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) evolving, several solvers are developed to obtain parameters in a flow. However, interpreting and visualizing this data remains slightly difficult. Techniques such

Simulating Scarcity in Virtual Reality

In this research project, the researcher aims to assess the viability of virtual reality (VR) as a means of creating poverty simulations so as to allow later efforts to take

Providing Comprehensive Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Using a Virtual Reality Application

The research question that this project seeks to address, is the following. Is it possible to create an immersive virtual reality system for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), capable

Gil Ruiz and his son work on a FURI project.

Providing Comprehensive Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Using a Virtual Reality Application

The research question that this project seeks to address, is the following. Is it possible to create an immersive virtual reality system for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), capable

FURI researcher Tina Sindwani

Impact of Gamification on Student Motivation and Success in Engineering Courses

The research question that this project seeks to answer is the impact of gamification in two engineering courses, one at the freshman level and the other junior, on students’ overall

Passive Haptic Learning as a Reinforcement Modality for Information

The possibility of passively absorbing new information while engaging in other activities calls for attention especially in today’s culture where time is valued the most. This topic is generally called

The Impact of External Factors on Multiple-Choice Exams

The purpose of this research project is to utilize statistical analysis techniques to evaluate how exam composition impacts the performance of students on multiple-choice exams. The factors specifically in question

Jesus Pena and Jay Oswald

The Effectiveness of Hands-On Demonstrations on Understanding Statics Principles

This project seeks to determine whether 3D demonstrations can effectively increase the comprehension of fundamental engineering principles for sophomore students. A physical demonstration was fabricated using acrylic plastic in which

Mixed Reality Hardware for Hands On Virtual Science Labs

Virtual reality and its integration into online education could make online lab courses better reflect an in-person lab experience. There is a great opportunity for virtual remote education, especially since

Real Time Visualization of Magnetic Field Lines for Educational Purposes

Being able to detect and visually map the magnetic field lines would be of interest for both educational and industrial applications. These magnetic field lines describe the direction of the

Standardizing Evaluation of Human-Computer Interaction in VR Olfactory Applications

Olfactory appeals in virtual reality (VR) systems create more immersive experiences ideal for medical, military, and extreme environment training. However, smell is still rather underdeveloped compared to visual, auricular, and

Mixed Reality Hardware for Hands On Virtual Science Labs

Virtual reality and its integration into online education could make online lab courses better reflect an in person lab experience. There is a great opportunity for virtual remote education especially

Understanding the Impact of the Frequency of Distractions on Cognitive Ability

It is critical to understand what frequency distractors may affect students’ cognitive abilities. The research focuses on understanding whether patterned or randomly-timed audio distractions have a more considerable impact on

Sabrina Cervantes Villa

The Effect of Deep-Level Reasoning Questions in Digital Learning Resources

Many online learning environments follow a structure that offers students digital learning resources to explore independently, followed by an assessment to test student comprehension of the resources. Student comprehension is

Determining the Effects of Sound Frequencies and Periodicities as Patterned Distractions on a Student’s Cognitive Ability

To provide students with an optimal education, it is critical to understand what traits of distractors affect their cognitive abilities. The research focuses on understanding what frequency at which audio

Concrete Canoe Fabrication and Competition

The Concrete Canoe competition consists of student-led university teams who design, construct, present, and race a full-size canoe made of lightweight concrete. The ASU ASCE Concrete Canoe team will work

A Variable Thermal Feedback Mixed-Reality Haptic Interface for Virtual Fluid Interactions

The goal of this research project is to recreate haptic fluid sensations, specifically modeling the thermal properties of chemical fluid interactions. This research fits into the development of virtual remote

The Effect of Deep-Level Reasoning Questions in Digital Learning Resources

Previous research has shown that student comprehension is affected by organization of information, such as deep reasoning questions used as scaffolds. This study investigates the deep reasoning question effect with

Aperiodic Surface-Based Structures for Additive Manufacturing

The motivation of this research project is to develop a method to design aperiodic surface-based structures for additive manufacturing. Once the designs are created their behavior will be studied using

Project RealWheel

A product design experience for our team, and a STEM challenge designed to sustain curiosity, inspire responsibility for learning, and keep the instructor’s workload in mind. STEM standing for Science,

Underwater Robotics

Underwater Robotics at Arizona State is designing and constructing an autonomous robot that can navigate and manipulate objects underwater. Building this robot has allowed team members to create value in

SolarSPELL BMET Library

Across the world, clinics and hospitals receive donated medical equipment. Oftentimes, the donated equipment has no user or repair manuals, and thus are unusable in places that most need it.

SolarSPELL BMET Library

Across the world, clinics and hospitals receive donated medical equipment. Oftentimes, the donated equipment has no user or repair manuals, and thus are unusable in places that most need it.

SolarSPELL BMET Library

Across the world, clinics and hospitals receive donated medical equipment. Oftentimes, the donated equipment has no user or repair manuals, and thus are unusable in places that most need it.

SolarSPELL BMET Library

Across the world, clinics and hospitals receive donated medical equipment. Oftentimes, the donated equipment has no user or repair manuals, and thus are unusable in places that most need it.

SolarSPELL BMET Library

Across the world, clinics and hospitals receive donated medical equipment. Oftentimes, the donated equipment has no user or repair manuals, and thus are unusable in places that most need it.

From Tattoos to Microchipping: Perceptions and Attitudes Around Body Modification

Quantifying Students’ Understanding of the Engineering Design Process

The engineering design process (EDP) is one of the most important concepts that students learn and practice applying in their first year engineering courses. The goal of this research is

How Control Surface Sizing Affects an Aircraft Stability and Preformance

The motivation behind this project is to explore how the sizing of an aircraft’s control surface affects its stability and performance. Multiple tail configurations were created and analyzed using Vorlax.

VEX U PYRO Robotics

As the world grows increasingly complex, there is an even greater need for individuals equipped with the knowledge and skills to tackle tough problems by gathering information, evaluating it, and

Automated Design of Graded Material Transitions for Educational Robotics Applications

This project is studying the impact that graded material transitions have on the performance of multi-material components. The researchers have generated a set of tensile test samples that represent multiple

American Society of Civil Engineering

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is an organization that allows students to learn technical skills by being hands-on with civil engineering projects. ASCE hosts the Pacific Southwest Conference

RASCAL Lunar Mobility

This project is motivated by NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts and Academic Linkage (RASCAL) competition to demonstrate the feasibility of a reconfigurable lunar rover. Preceding astronaut arrival, this rover shall

Soft Robotic Elephant Trunk

The purpose of this research project is to study how to utilize hydrogels to create three-dimensional motion in tube-like robots. While similar structures can be found in snakes and prehensile

Developing a Multimodal Node Graph Tool

This overall research serves to create a tool to improve accessibility to node graphs for students that are blind or visually impaired. The tool will implement a multimodal approach utilizing

Streamlining Rocketry: How to Cut Costs Without Compromising Performance

The objective was to design, simulate, and launch a rocket for Spaceport America Cup 2019. This design was focused on developing new manufacturing processes that would cut costs and streamline

SAE Baja Sun Devil Racing

Sun Devil Racing (SDR) is a student-run organization that competes annually in the Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Competition. Members of SDR are challenged to take knowledge from the classroom

Designing Better Wireless Experiments through Screening

Today’s computer networks are complex engineered systems. Due to the large number of parameters available, an important question is Which parameters should be selected for experimentation?  Screening experiments are conducted

Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D — Hovercraft Vehicle Disaster Relief System

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has designed and manufactured a remote-control hovercraft vehicle using additive manufacturing techniques that will collect a payload for rapid delivery to a set

Studying the potential of Immersed Boundary Methods by Simulating a Complicated Object in a Numerical Wind Tunnel

The objective of this project is to show the potential of the Immersed Boundary Methods by compiling and running an in-house Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) code, called NGA, and simulating

Robot Navigation using Wireless Signals in an Indoor/Outdoor Environment

This research is performed to enable aerial robots to navigate through indoor environments using wireless signals. This provides an important supplementary capability to vision and LiDAR-based approaches since wireless signals

Combined Interfacial and Solvothermal Synthesis to Study the MOF Growth Process

Solvothermal synthesis is a method of producing chemical compounds and is commonly applied to synthesize metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). MOFs are a class of crystalline porous materials with the traits of

SWE National Conference

The WE19 conference is the national Society of Women Engineers conference held every year for both collegiate and professional members. There are a variety of events that go on throughout

Desert WAVE

Desert WAVE (Women in Autonomous Vehicle Engineering), sponsored by the Si Se Puede Foundation, will compete in the RoboSub competition for the second time in 2020. Their AUV (Autonomous Underwater

Developing Parallel and Efficient Algorithms For Compact Similarity Joins

Similarity join is a fundamental operation in data cleaning and integration. The objective of this research is to study, design and implement a distributed and scalable Compact Similarity Join operator for

NASA Space Grant Robotics

NASA Space Grant Robotics is in the process of creating underwater robots that can be used for deep sea diving. This would replace divers, as well as reduce the risk

PYRO Robotics – Rossum Rumblers Robotics Club

The VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, is one of the world’s largest robotics competitions. Each year, an engineering challenge is presented to the elementary,

NASA Space Grant Robotics

NASA Space Grant Robotics is in the process of creating underwater robots that can be used for deep sea diving. This would replace divers, as well as reduce the risk

Control of Bipedal Laminate Robot

Determining effective ways to control soft, laminate robotics has been an important issue in soft robotics since its nascent stages. The project focuses on the development and control of a

Freshman Retention in the Fulton Schools of Engineering

The goal of this project is to implement regression models for predicting the likelihood of a freshman student in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to return in the

Various Artificial Intelligence Approaches Demonstrated by Chess

The main goal of this research project was to compare the effectiveness of various artificial intelligence (AI) engines in a measurable environment such as chess. In order to train the

Student Retention in the Fulton Schools

Because of the unending need for engineers, ASU has a vested interest in maintaining and increasing the retention of their first-time freshman engineering students. This research aims to utilize linear

Passively Actuated Jump Gliding Wings

This project is investigating the impact curvature, buckling, and anisotropy play when used passively to enhance jumping capability. In this paper we employ a curved laminate structure to allow a

Automated Process Planning for Multi-material Manufacturing

This project is studying methods of automating the planning of multi-material manufacturing processes through the development of a new framework for representing and computing functionally-graded materials for use in rapid

A Detailed Guide for the Systematic Design and Development of a Research-Grade Differential-Drive Robotic Ground Vehicle

As research in robotics continues to grow, there will be a continuing demand for low-cost robotic research platforms. The purpose of this research is to develop a detailed guide –

LED Based Camera Pose Estimation

Augmented reality (AR) enhances the user view of the environment by overlaying the virtual information on the physical world, thereby creating an illusion to the user. For creating a good

Indoor Localization for Navigational Aides

Internet-of-Things for Smart and Connected Cities is an important research topic in computer science and engineering. The interest in IoT is enhancing indoor navigation, particularly for individuals who are blind

Removing Conflicting Interactions in Locating Arrays

When designing experiments for many different factors, two problems quickly arise.  The first is that testing all the different combinations of the factors and interactions creates an experiment that is

Test-Bed Development for Multi-robot systems

Understanding multi-robot system capabilities can teach them to work better in coordination.

Society of Women Engineers at ASU attends WE18, the national SWE Conference

Quantifying inaccuracies of aviation modeling software can help teach better aerospace and mechanical engineering design.

Service Learning and Retention in Undergraduate Engineering

Studying service learning’s impact on engineering education persistence could help develop courses to better serve diverse student populations.

Pattern Extrapolation of Integer Sequences using Novel Machine Learning Techniques

Developing new machine learning algorithms can teach autonomous systems to extrapolate patterns and sequences.

Letting Robots Glide Instead of Falling

Developing cheap, foldable gliding robots can aid search and rescue operations, increase access to hands-on robotics education.

Interest & Proficiency in Engineering Among Elementary Friend Groups

Young students’ friendship groups may show trends in future STEM interest and proficiency.

Intelligent Navigation Strategies for Robotic Campus Guide

Teaching autonomous robots to navigate complex urban environments like a college campus will lead to better robotic assistants.

Haptic Testbed

Creating a haptic feedback testbed robot could help researchers better understand haptic feedback control.

Improving Liquid Propulsion Testing Reliability and Safety

By improving testing reliability and safety, rocket liquid propulsion research will be more accessible to students.

Ground Robot with an Arm to Perform Simple Grasp-and-Place Tasks

Developing better robotic arm algorithms can enable mobile robots to assist humans, make deliveries or build structures.

Factors Affecting STEM Competency in K-5 Children

Identifying factors that promote STEM competency can help educators support children in developing their skills.

Gender Bias and Desired Career Path Correlation for K-5th Students

Understanding young students’ gender biases can help improve gender diversity in engineering.

Fulton Engineering Freshman Retention Improvemnt

Refining models to identify at-risk freshmen will help academic advisors intervene and improve retention.

Engineering Student Retention Analysis

Developing targeted intervention efforts can help ASU increase retention of its engineering students.

Design of Motion Control Algorithms for Intelligent Autonomous Underwater Submersible Research Fleet

Teaching underwater vehicles to move in all directions will open up ocean exploration capabilities and education opportunities.

Developing Smart Appliances Projects for Digital Logic Design

Studying smart appliance digital logic teaches students how everyday technology works.

Creating and Scripting an Expressive Robotic Face Capable of Indicating Levels of Confidence

Understanding how humans react to robots displaying facial expressions can help design safe, reliable and effective robot collaborators.

Automated Process Planning for Multi-material Manufacturing

Developing a tool for simple, low-cost robot creation can make STEM education materials more accessible.

App Development for Intelligent Interactive Adaptive Learning Systems: Algebra Made Wonderful 2.0

Developing an effective algebra education app will make learning resources more accessible to underserved students.

The Effects of an Optimized Learning Environment on Student Engagement and Success

Investigating the educational impact of interactive student desk space will lead to more effective learning environments.

Simplifying the localization and mapping algorithm for multi-robot system communication would allow them to work more efficiently.

Students’ Motivation for Taking Human Systems Engineering (HSE) Classes

Understanding student attitudes and motivations about human systems engineering can improve classes, recruitment and retention.

Low Cost Sensing

Sensing forces in robotic grippers can be costly and complicated. This project investigates modifying flex sensors at a lower cost. The deflection of links in a robotic gripper can be

Enhancing Interdisciplinary Thinking in Co-Curricular Programs

The research team investigated the methods and outcomes related to interdisciplinary thinking in the Grand Challenge Scholars Program and Next Generation Service Corps, which are co-curricular programs within Arizona State

Learning Modes for Sequential Decision Making Using Stochastic Search

The objective of this project is to design and implement a stochastic search algorithm to allow an agent to explore a given state space. The state space is given in

Design and Development of a Precision Robotic Thrower and a Smart Target

The objective of the research was to compare the current technologies of robotic arms and create a design based off of the findings. Control theory is taught through hands-on experience

Student Retention

The objective of this research is to improve the freshman retention of students in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The researchers identified characteristics of students who leave Arizona

Camera Positional Robotic Arm

The purpose of this project is to create a robotic manipulating arm to accurately position cameras at angles that are specified by the user. This arm will be made in

Inside-Out Tracking with Redirected Walking for Free World Mobile Virtual Reality Navigation

Virtual Reality needs a cost-efficient, user-friendly navigation, thus the research objective is to use redirected walking for user locomotion. Research has shown that greedy algorithms can virtually alter user locomotion

NASA Space Grant Robotics

NASA Space Grant Robotics is an underwater robotics Fulton Student Organization that is competing in two different underwater robotics competitions, MATE and Robosub (AUVSI). For the MATE competition, a remotely

National Association of Engineering Student Councils Engineering Leadership Summit

Fulton Student Council (FSC), through the help of funding by the KEEN Foundation, hosted the National Association of Engineering Student Councils 2018 Engineering Leadership Summit on March 23-24, 2018 at

Image Processing and Tracking in Underwater Low-Light Conditions

The research aim was to examine and overcome the obstacles involved in developing a low-cost underwater image processing device to be utilized in non-ideal environments. The contraption would detect an

Adaptive Expertise in Embedded Systems Design

The Polytechnic School’s embedded systems design course, where students design and fabricate their own Printed Circuit Boards, uses a project-based curriculum to engage students, and better prepare them for long

Enumeration of Self-Avoiding Walks in Self-Organizing Particle Systems

The objective of this research will be to investigate different approaches for counting and bounding the number of closed, self-avoiding walks with a given length, which are unique up to

Developing an Educational Robotic Platform

The goal of the proposed research project is to demonstrate that a robot can be designed, built by and used for undergraduate and high school students as an educational tool.

Society of Automotive Engineering Baja Competition

The goal of the ASU Baja Team is to foster learning through problem solving and teamwork. Student gain real-life experiences and skills through the program as they are tasked to

Handheld IR Spectrometer

This project focuses on using the technology and performance of multi-million dollar, telescope-based, IR spectrometers used on flagship NASA exploration missions around the solar system. The researcher is using this

Impact of Time Constraints on HackerRank Assessments

The purpose of this study is to determine whether time constraints impact the performance of individuals on HackerRank coding assessments. Subjects will wear two physiological sensors: a shimmer and ABM

Aerodynamics of Propulsion

This research project investigated the design and implementation of a motor-controlled pitot probe for measuring dynamic pressure in a wind tunnel. A basic computer coding architecture has been implemented to

Service Learning and Retention in Undergraduate Engineering

Service learning courses, such as the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program have been shown to improve engagement. The research objective is to determine the impact of service-based learning

Spatiotemporal Framework for Dynamic Merged Reality Content Creation

Merged Reality produces immersive user experiences by combining the real world with the virtual world to create new environments and visualizations. The objective of this research focused on building a

Using Prefetching Algorithms to Seamlessly Download Data

The objective is to create a data distribution system that uses location data from the user’s mobile device to anticipate what information their device will need in the immediate future.

Reinforcement Learning with Randomized Rewards

Current reinforcement learning models are brittle and unable to accept change in reward structure. In order to obtain a true general AI our machine learning algorithms must be able to

Are Existing Knowledge Transfer Techniques Effective to Train Deep Networks On Edge Devices?

With the emergence of the edge computing paradigm, many edge applications, such as image recognition and augmented reality requires performing machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads on edge devices. Most

2018 Spaceport America Cup

SEDS ASU Rocketry Division designs cutting-edge rockets for national competitions. The team believes its attention to the Entrepreneurial Mindset gives it the advantage to outperform its competitors. They combine a

Student Retention Analysis

Society will always need engineers, hence at ASU there is an interest on retaining as many students as possible. This research project attempts to use statistics to find factors that

Real-time Illumination Estimation for Mobile Augmented Reality

High quality rendering on mobile devices is constrained by lack of resources in terms of processing power and memory leading to low visual fidelity of the rendered scenes. Previous works,

Learning Modes for Sequential Decision Making Using Stochastic Search

To develop plans and operate autonomously, robots need knowledge bases encoded in PDDL, the planning domain definition language. The purpose of this research is to explore learning methods to reduce

The Use of Augmented Reality (AR) and Physical Activity (PA) to Help Students with ADHD Learn

The research question being investigated is “can augmented reality(AR) and physical activity(PA) be combined using technology to create a beneficial learning experience for students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD)?” An

App Development for Intelligent Interactive Adaptive Learning Systems: Algebra Made Wonderful!

This research project aims to identify and implement effective learning techniques into mobile applications. Recent breakthroughs in cognitive psychology have shown that typical learning techniques like rereading, underlining/highlighting, and cramming

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