Category Archive: SLC

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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Jan 16 2015

QESST Scholar Awarded Graduate Education Completion Fellowship

Jen Fuller, a QESST ERC and CSPO (Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes) scholar has been awarded a Graduate Education Completion Fellowship for Spring 2015 in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change (SHESC) at Arizona State University (ASU). Completion Fellowships are awarded to support a student’s degree completion of a PhD, and are …

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Jul 26 2013

Student’s energy powers research, athletics

Natasa Vulic is helping improve the efficiency of solar cells to meet future energy demand. She began her research in ASU’s Solar Power Lab as an ASU undergraduate in Barrett, The Honors College and is continuing as a graduate student. Her outlet from all that mental work is running up to 90 miles per week …

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Apr 15 2013

Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) Program

On Friday April 12, students in the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI) program presented their semester projects. QESST was well represented, six QESST Scholars presented their work. Five of these scholars participated in Testbed 1 the Student Led Pilotline.  Dr. Stuart Bowden is the supervisor of the pilot line and he was assisted by two …

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Aug 13 2012

QESST Scholar Inaugural Winner of 2012 Fulbright U.S. Climate Change Scholarship

Steven Limpert, a recent graduate in electrical engineering from Arizona State University, is the 2012 Fulbright Postgraduate Alumni Scholar, and also is the inaugural winner of the 2012 Fulbright U.S. Climate Change Scholarship. Through his Fulbright, Steven will spend a year at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), undertaking work towards a PhD at …

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Jun 11 2012

QESST Scholar Wins 38th IEEE PVSC Best Student Oral Presentation Award

Akhil Mehrotra, QESST Scholar from the University of Houston, was awarded the Best Student Oral Presentation Award at the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) award ceremony on Friday, June 8, 2012 in Austin, Texas. Akhil’s winning oral was titled “Superior Radiation and Dislocation Tolerance of IMM Space Solar Cells.”  In the photo, Akhil accepts his award …

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