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Revolutionizing Research: How the SURI Application Enhances Student Research Opportunities

ASU’s SURI program enhanced its application process with a new web application, leading to a notable increase in applicants. The system improves workflows, data security, and user experience, supporting student research opportunities. Read more about how the new application benefits the SURI program.

March 2024 Windows Group Policy Changes at FSE

Reasons for the Changes We are implementing a series of updates to our Windows group policies. These changes are designed to enhance our IT security and align with Microsoft’s best practices. Here’s why: Specific Policy Changes Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Next Steps Remember that any specific policy inquiries or performance-related questions after these changes go…

Windows 11 Rollout at FSE

Important changes are underway that may impact faculty and staff at Fulton Schools of Engineering: the transition to Windows 11. Key Takeaways: Windows 11 was officially released on October 5, 2021. Some FSE systems have already been upgraded to this new operating system. However, some systems have not. Windows 10 will reach its end of…

FSE Enhances Security with New Managed Printer Model

In an ongoing commitment to strengthen our security measures and mitigate risk exposure, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE) is collaborating with the Enterprise Technology (ET) office to introduce a new managed printer model within a dedicated network environment. This initiative aims to remove printers from ASU’s core computing infrastructure and address the…

Find us on Slack

Engineering Technical Services can be found on Slack in the ASU Engineering workspace. Our channel, #fse-technology, was established as a line of communication to facilitate discussion on technology related topics within the FSE community. We will be sharing updates on what’s going on in the world of tech at Fulton. We welcome you to drop us a line, ask a question, start a conversation or just see what others have to say.

LastPass Security Update

Due to the most recent security breach at LastPass, ASU no longer recommends the use of LastPass to manage personal account information. The incident occurred in November of 2022 and was linked to a prior security breach in August of 2022. Ultimately, an unauthorized party gained access to customer account information such as company names,…

A photo of an ASU Engineering classroom recently overhauled with new technology.

Classroom Enhancements

ETS (Engineering Technical Services) has made changes in our classrooms that allow for better communication while hosting in-person or hybrid classes. These technological changes have been implemented across all labs and classrooms managed by ETS.

Fulton Launches The Software Hub

New for the Fall of 2022, engineering students, staff, and faculty now have a centralized starting point to find software available to them. Sun Devils from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering now have The Software Hub, an Engineering Technical Services (ETS) web page that brings together dozens of educational technology tools and hundreds…

Student using CAD software on laptop computer

Free SolidWorks Certification Vouchers for Engineering Students

As a member of the SolidWorks Education Program, Fulton Schools of Engineering students get free access to SolidWorks CAD software, plus vouchers for various SolidWorks certifications (over $1,000 total value)! Students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.  A SolidWorks certification is proof of your skills, and having  “Certified SolidWorks Professional” listed on…

Recommended Devices for Students

Fulton Schools of Engineering recommends a minimum set of computer specifications for most entry-level courses. As you advance through your program, your computing needs may increase. Speak to your faculty member(s) about specifications for your program. Minimum Recommendations RAM 16GB Storage 500GB SSD Graphics 4GB Operating System Windows 11 64-bit Multimedia Camera, Microphone Ports USB…