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ASU joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities


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April 19, 2017

Arizona State University has become a member of the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), a consortium of more than 100 major PhD-granting institutions focused on collaborative partnerships that enhance the scientific research and education in the U.S.

ASU is the first university in Arizona to join the consortium, which is affiliated with Oak Ridge National Laboratories

Sethuraman Panchanathan, executive vice president of Knowledge Enterprise Development and chief research and innovation officer at ASU, will serve as ASU’s councilor to ORAU throughout the partnership.

“ASU places great emphasis on research and education being accessible to empower the region and nation’s economic competitiveness,” Panchanathan said. “Our participation in the ORAU consortium will enable us to collaborate with similar-minded higher education institutions to respond to grand challenges related to sustainability and global security.”

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major PhD-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest.

Learn more about ORAU at http://www.orau.org.

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