By the numbers


$145 million in research expenditures (FY 2022)

Rankings and standings

#16 out of 404 institutions (reported) in engineering doctoral degrees awarded (ASEE 2021)

#5 out of 404 institutions (reported) in engineering master’s degrees awarded (ASEE 2021)

#12 online master’s in engineering programs (U.S. News & World Reports, January 2022)

#9 best online master’s in engineering programs for veterans (U.S. News & World Reports, January 2022)

#10 engineering bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics (ASEE 2021)

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Applied Materials, a California-based materials engineering company, is leasing substantial lab space at ASU’s MacroTechnology Works to support research and development work. Additionally, the company has agreed to fund at least five years of research with faculty members and students in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of EngineeringRead more.

Mayo Seed grants in 2019 to five Engineering faculty will lead to new health research. Read more.

Since 2010, the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) and Fulton Schools of Engineering have trained 247 lecturers from eight partner institutions in Vietnam. Read more.

A multidisciplinary ASU collaboration with Dash, a top digital currency for payments and e-commerce, to accelerate research, development and education in blockchain technology. Read more.

A 20+ year partnership with Salt River Project (SRP), one Arizona’s largest utilities.

8 Industry University Cooperation Research Centers (IUCRCs) focused on energy, communications, sensor technologies, embedded systems, water and the environment, transportation and neurotechnologies and treatments to market. Visit our Research Centers.

New clinical and industry collaborations, such as the ASU-Mayo Center for Innovative Imaging, the WearTech Lab and the IoT Collaboratory.

Lead university for two Engineering Research Centers, and partner in another. Visit our Research Centers.

Global Reach

Arizona State University (ASU) has been selected to lead a new Center of Excellence for Energy in Egypt. The five-year, $22 million project is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and will work to improve the capacity of Egypt’s higher education institutions and to find solutions to the country’s development challenges in the energy sector. Read more.

An $18 million USAID grant to establish the S. Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCASE)to improve power production in Pakistan

A new tricontinental partnership (ASU, King’s College London, and University of New South Wales, Australia) to address sustainability, global health, social justice and technology and innovation. Read more.


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