Dr. Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan is a proven innovator whose human-centered efforts have led to positive change on a worldwide scale. His unwavering dedication and commitment to his work have made significant, meaningful and long-lasting impact

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Senate Testimony

Dr. Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather in late October, 2019 on the topic, “Research and Innovation: Ensuring America’s Economic and Strategic Leadership.”

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TEDx ASU talk

In his talk, Panch considers the ever important question: How do we foster a culture of innovation?
Sethuraman Panchanathan is the chief research and innovation officer at Arizona State University. He is also the executive vice president of the ASU Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, which advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, global and economic development at ASU…

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ASU KEDtalks

Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan, ASU’s chief research and innovation officer and foundation chair in computing and informatics, shares examples of ASU’s approach as a knowledge enterprise: from a visually impaired student who created technology to help himself and others in the classroom, to engineering and social science researchers analyzing millions of social media posts from extremist groups to understand their influence, and more…

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Arizona State University is sustainable by design — from its operations to its global network of researchers actively contributing to all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. “We have scientists working to understand the interactions between human and natural systems, engineers developing technological solutions, social scientists exploring the impact of those solutions, and economists and policy experts testing their feasibility …

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Get to Know Knowledge Enterprise Units

In addition to advancing research, ASU’s Knowledge Enterprise trains and supports entrepreneurs, leads the university's economic development activities, engages with corporate partners and international development agencies, and facilitates technology transfer.

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Knowledge Enterprise Institutes and Initiatives

Knowledge Enterprise supports several interdisciplinary research institutes and initiatives. These university-wide research centers enable scientists and scholars to collaborate freely across disciplines; connect researchers with clinical, government and corporate partners; and provide the teams and…

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