The NEI Science and Technology Centers, or STCs, are soliciting applications for Entrepreneurial Fellowships. The Fellowships are designed to enable postdoctoral scholars to grow ventures that are commercializing ASU deep technology that emerged from or is relevant to […]

Experts give advice on selecting sunscreens

Read full story here Frequently and thoroughly applied sunscreen lotion is critical to protecting people spending time outdoors in the hot, dry, sun-drenched Southwest. Among experts advocating for sunscreen use is Paul Westerhoff, a Fulton […]

Are fire retardants used to clean up wildfires doing more harm than good?

See news story here where Westerhoff provided a few comments “KNOWLEDGE ARTICLELong term retardants, mixed for delivery to wildfires, contain about 85% water, 10% fertilizer (all currently approved retardants use ammonium phosphate fertilizers), and 5% […]


I want to thank all my former / current students, collaborators and ASU leadership for being able to make this possible. Thank you. ASU story available here Washington, D.C., February 07, 2023 — The National […]

Arizona invests $40M in ASU Global Water Technology Center

Read article about investment Westerhoff will help co-lead technology development and demonstration of desalination technologies tailored to help address Arizona water quality and quantity challenges over the next decade.

We’re going to Space !!

NSF and CASIS funded our new Germicidal Ultraviolet Light Biofilm Inhibition (GULBI) project with a team from ASU (Westerhoff, Nickerson, Barrila, Perreault), Texas State University (McLean) and BioServe. This project is supported through a joint […]