Sethuraman Panch Panchanathan

Panchanathan and McDaniel to release book on assistive technologies

November 26, 2019
Sethuraman Panchanathan
Dr. Panchanathan

Drs. Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan and Troy McDaniel will release their co-edited book, Haptic Interfaces for Accessibility, Health and Enhanced Quality of Life in early 2020. This publication is the first resource to provide in-depth coverage on topical areas of assistive, rehabilitative, and health-related applications for…

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Celebrating a transformational gift

October 4, 2019
Sethuraman Panchanathan
Dr. Panchanathan

I had the delight of delivering introductory remarks at the September 26 celebratory event opening the Beus CXFEL Laboratory at ASU’s Biodesign Institute. The generous $10M investment of Leo and Annette Beus will fuel pioneering research and discovery at ASU for generations to come.

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ASU grad’s Somatic Labs “animates” touch

February 7, 2019
Sethuraman Panchanathan
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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Shaping the future we want to see

November 1, 2018
Sethuraman Panchanathan
Dr. Panchanathan

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
Dr. Panchanathan

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
Dr. Panchanathan

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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Changing educational dynamics

October 12, 2018
Sethuraman Panchanathan
Dr. Panchanathan

Artificial intelligence is changing the landscape of how each of us views experience, professions, and educational credentials. In his role as a visionary leader of a progressive, forward-thinking university that embraces the notion of change and evolution, Panch is a powerful and emerging voice on…

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