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Spotlight — Scott Danielson

In May 2016, President Barack Obama made his first visit to Vietnam. During his opening remarks at a press conference with Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang, Obama proudly referenced American academic and technology leaders spearheading efforts to improve Vietnamese STEM education. In this list, he named only one university, Arizona State University (ASU).

Vietnamese scholars study at ASU to advance Ho Chi Minh City’s Smart City efforts

A recent $1 million investment from Intel Products Vietnam helped Arizona State University to sponsor six Vietnamese scholars for one-year master’s fellowships to speed the transformation of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) into an innovative Smart City by 2025.

Best decision ever

Amanda Zhang recently completed her master’s of engineering at Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering through Global Outreach and Extended Education (GOEE).

A statistician working for Intel, Zhang has a background in industrial engineering, but was able to broaden her areas of expertise with this program.

Practical application

Ngoc Duy Tran, an industrial engineer, recently earned his master’s of engineering at Arizona State University through Global Outreach and Extended Education (GOEE).

Learning from afar while staying home

Noel Kiat was among the first cohort of students to complete their master’s of engineering online through Arizona State University.

Global Outreach and Extended Education (GOEE), part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, offered the program, which was designed specifically for Intel engineers working abroad.

Fulton Schools continue to lead in online engineering education

With more than 3500 students pursuing online degrees, Fulton Schools continues to lead the way in online engineering education.

Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering online engineering graduate programs jumped from a ranking of 14 to 12 out of more than 80 other online programs listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings.

Intel, ASU partner with Vietnamese engineers to develop ‘smart’ objects, infrastructure

The Arizona State University campus this fall welcomed 20 faculty members from the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City system, who came to campus to learn more about the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) field.

Grants expand Fulton Schools educational outreach in Southeast Asia

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering take pride in producing graduates who benefit from innovative and hands-on classroom projects, collaborative campus workspaces and impactful student programs.

So why not promote these breakthroughs in engineering education across the globe?

Recent grants will further Fulton Schools initiatives that aim to do just that.

Building ‘teaching and learning communities’ is key to improving education

American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin expressed in characteristically concise and pithy fashion his view on effective education: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Keeping the stats on Connie Borror

ASU statistics professor — the first woman ever to win the Shewhart Medal — sees wide-ranging applications for statistics

What do golf balls and the staff of your local pharmacy have in common?

They can both benefit from data analysis.

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