Our faculty members are actively engaged in use-inspired research and service in the sciences, humanities, social sciences and education. Awards to College of Integrative Sciences and Arts’ faculty for funded research and service projects currently exceed $3.2 million.
If you are an undergraduate or graduate student interested in getting involved in one of the research projects below, you are invited to contact the principal investigator.
Avoiding Surprises: Understanding the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spills
fisheries, population dynamics, agent-based model, fisher behavior
Blended Stretch Writing at Arizona State University
writing studies, basic writing, composition, digital humanities
Climate sensitivity of microbial processes and their implication for carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas fluxes in subtropical pastures
climate change, carbon sequestration, microbial respiration, nutrient cycling, CO2, functional gene, microbial community composition
|Collaborative Research: Multiscale modeling of division of labor in social insects |
Integrates rigorous mathematics with extensive field and laboratory data to study the complex adaptive system of social insect societies.
adaptive complex systems, social insect societies, mathematical modeling
|Complex Adaptive Systems of Social Insect Colonies: Emergence of Scaling, Social Dynamics, Evolution Cooperation|
The proposed research program will provide essential contributions to the questions of how insect group organization scales with size and why animals form cooperative groups which are central in social behavior and evolution.
Complex Adaptive Systems, Social Insects, Scaling Effects, Social Dynamics, Evolution Cooperation
Developing Inquiry-Oriented Instructional Materials for Linear Algebra
linear algebra, instructional support, teaching math, student learning
Dyadic Management of Chronic Pain in Lesbian Couples
chronic pain, dyadic coping, longitudinal dyadic data, same-sex couples
Geo Opportunities for Leadership (GOLD): Sparks for Change
diversity, equity, inclusion, geosciences
Group Size, Scaling of Work, and Metabolism in Ant Colonies
Emergency in Scaling, Group Size, Social Organization, Metabolic Rates, Mathematics and Social Biology Co-mentoring Program
Herpetofauna and Riparian Habitats at the Confluence of the Gila and San Pedro Rivers
This study across three forest types, will allow our research team to evaluate which wildlife species might be winners and losers in a drying environment.
ecology, reptile, amphibian, wildlife, habitat, stream, river, floodplain, climate change
Microhabitat Evaluation for Northern Mexican Garter Snakes
garter snake, Northern Mexican garter snake, habitat, microhabitat, ecology, endangered species, threatened species, Bubbling Ponds Hatchery, wildlife restoration
Optics of Plasmon-Exciton Nanomaterials in the Strong Coupling Limit: Self-consistent studies
Plasmonics, strong coupling, Maxwell-Bloch equations
Photochemistry and Photophysics at Plasmonic Interfaces
Plasmonics, exciton-plasmon, strong coupling, surface plasmon-polariton
Practical Benefits of Biochar Amendment to Agricultural Systems
Research in Quantum Field Theory
|Nuclear physics; Hadronic physics; Relativistic matter; Magnetic field; Chirality; Dirac materials; Weyl materials; Cosmology; Neutron stars; Heavy-Ion collisions|
Species identification confirmation of Medicago NPGS germplasm
|alfalfa, DNA barcoding, germplasm, flow cytometry, ploidy level|