into the future



GFCC Leveraging Extreme Innovation report released

February 22, 2019
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Dr. Panchanathan

Arizona State University has been a member of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils since 2016. Established in 2010, this global network of leaders and organizations works collaboratively to use innovation as a tool for achieving productivity and prosperity for their nations. Since 2017, Panch has…

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ASU grad’s Somatic Labs “animates” touch

February 7, 2019
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Dr. Panchanathan

Somatic Labs was founded by Arizona State University graduate Shantanu Bala. Shantanu spent eight years at ASU researching haptic technology and assistive technologies for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. His published research focuses on translating visual and auditory information into tactile stimulations felt…

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The path to lifelong learning

November 1, 2018
Sethuraman Panchanathan
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The way we work, teach, learn and advance academically and professionally is in a continual state of evolution. The jobs of today won’t look anything like the jobs of tomorrow… A fact we can be leery of and try to fight, or feel empowered by,…

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Shaping the future we want to see

November 1, 2018
Sethuraman Panchanathan
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Like many people across the globe, Panch grew up in a home where his parents encouraged his enthusiasm for education and future career path by asking the all-familiar question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  While that question may have had…

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The future is now

October 24, 2018
Sethuraman Panchanathan
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With an exceptionally positive outlook on what dedicated people can accomplish when they work in tandem, Panch has a highly optimistic view of our global future. From the ways higher education will evolve to meet the ever-changing adaptive needs of an always-diversifying workforce, to how…

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Embracing the challenges

October 18, 2018
Sethuraman Panchanathan
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Contrary to pop culture belief, robots are not coming to take our jobs and negatively impact our way of life. What is happening is much more optimistic, with exciting prospects for how we will each harness and embrace the opportunities presented via symbiotic man-woman-machine relationships.…

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