Public Interest Technology (PIT) at ASU is committed to training future leaders to make a positive difference in the world. The next century brings pressing socio-technical challenges and tomorrow’s leaders must be equipped to tackle them while advancing sustainability, justice, and human health and well-being. PIT curriculum at ASU prepares students to do so. Through applied and value-driven learning, undergraduate and graduate students develop the hard and soft skills needed to bring about positive change and champion solutions that promote public good. PIT curriculum at ASU is available in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, and elsewhere at the university.

The Cluster Project is a design competition that challenges interdisciplinary students to solve real-world problems. The competition was established in 2007 and is housed in the Herberger Institute for Design and Arts.
Grassroots Energy Innovation, a project theme in the Center for Energy and Society, advances society’s most vulnerable members through energy innovation.
Innovation in Society undergraduate degree