Category Archive: SLC

Mar 18 2017

Help design this year’s Site Visit Poster Template!

  It’s that time again – the QESST Annual Site Visit Poster Presentation session will soon be upon us!  We would like your input to design the background for the new poster template for this year. As a starting reference, heere is the poster template we used last year. Please send us your template ideas by Wednesday, …

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Mar 16 2017

ASU ERC Development Workshop

CBBG, NEWT, and QESST are excited to offer a combined-ERC workshop titled, “Applying for Post-Doc and Faculty Positions” for students interested in academia career paths. We will be hearing from faculty how to become more attractive future candidates for academia positions based on their wide-ranging experiences and knowledge.Stay tuned to hear who our panelists are! …

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Mar 09 2017

Various Musings on Getting a Job, Keeping It, and Beyond, a Q & A Session

All QESST Scholars are invited to a talk by Tim Reblitz: “Various Musings on Getting a Job, Keeping It, and Beyond.”  Join us for the talk and Q & A session April 4 11 am MST via Zoom or in ERC 189. Tim Reblitz was President of the QESST SLC in Year 4. He graduated …

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Mar 01 2017

Life Cycle Analysis Webinar this Friday

Dwarak Triplican Ravikumar (PostDoct in Civil, Environmental, and Sustainable Engineering at ASU) will be presenting on the life–cycle environmental impacts of PV with a special focus on the need to improve PV manufacturing. This webinar has been rescheduled for this Friday, 3/3, at 12pm MST. You can join the call on Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/828194209. Zoom link here!

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Feb 17 2017

Tonto Creek Solar Install Opportunity!

QESSTers, don’t miss the opportunity to learn some hands-on skills on PV Installation this Spring Break! With the goal in mind of doing a complete, grid-tied system in the summer at Tonto Creek Camp, QESST scholars are working to build a PV battery demo system over spring break. We are currently working on figuring out …

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Nov 21 2016

QESST Scholar: Connect with QESST Industry Partners

Do you want to gain valuable experience communicating your expertise to industry audiences? We are working to create opportunities for QESST scholars to communicate with industry. Thus, we would like to coordinate face-to-face or virtually presentations. If you are interested in participating, please complete this 5-item survey. Scholars who are nearing graduation should see this …

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Nov 03 2016

Perfect Pitch Competition

The Challenge: Pitch an innovated (business and technical) solution to a problem connected with the ERC strategic vision in a clear, compelling manner in 90 seconds with one slide. Answer the following three questions in 90 seconds: What real-life problem your research addresses How you solved it in a unique way What impact will your …

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Nov 03 2016

Outstanding Outreach Activity Award

Have you designed and tested an outstanding QESST Outreach activity?  Share it with the community! Write up a detailed description of your BEST outreach activity. QESST SLC is working on a book of solar energy outreach activities. We need your best ideas. What’s in it for you? A FREE textbook of your choice for the …

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Nov 03 2016

Want to teach Children & Adolescents about PV engineering research? Take the QESST 1000 Word Challenge!

                    QESST Education and Outreach is challenging QESST scholars to explain their research to the general public using only the 1000 most common words in the English language: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:1000_basic_English_words QESST Education and Outreach is challenging QESST scholars to explain their research to the general public. Describe …

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Jun 28 2016

Solar Energy Harvesting Shingles at the University of Delaware

Outcome/Accomplishment: Bob Opila, QESST faculty from the University of Delaware, partnered with Faculty Advisor, Liyun Wang of the Mechanical engineering department, leading five mechanical engineering seniors (Team 109) in designing solar energy harvesting shingles. Andrew Koster, Colleen Gegeckas, Kangning Guo, Kenneth Eland and Jessica Booth chose the solar shingles over 20 other projects for their …

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