Category: Outreach News

Join Outreach events this year!

Help spread the word about your research at QESST and awareness of solar energy by doing outreach! If you have an event planned, let us know at qesst.slc@gmail.com so that it can appear on our Calendar page, or check that same calendar page and our main news page to see what events you can join […]


QESST Student to appear on Arizona PBS (tonight)

Finally, QESST graduate student Joe Karas will appear on Arizona PBS (tonight) August 1st. He’ll be talking about his volunteer work with the nonprofit, nonpartisan climate advocacy group Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Catch the show live at 5:30pm/10pm on Channel 8 locally, or on azpbs.org. On Twitter: https://twitter.com/cclatasu/status/892097789009809409


Volunteer now! The Tonto Creek Camp Project is back in business!

The Tonto Creek Camp Project is back in business! (Oh yeah) Dr. Goodnick has delivered the previously built solar panels to Tonto Creek. They will be used during this year’s summer camps. Now, we need to write up two different brochures so they can be shown to the young campers: Documentation of the process so […]


Outreach Exchange this Monday April 24th

QESST Scholars, please join us Monday, April 24, 10am to 12pm at MTW for QESST Outreach Training and Activity Sharing.  Two hours of fun-filled activities to prepare you for PV outreach: Premiering our NEW QESST Outreach Activities book! Take home new QESST Outreach boxes – free to each participating university   Scholars, teachers, and education […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


ASU Homecoming: Saturday, Oct 22

Come join the fun for one of ASU’s largest signature homecoming events- the 2016 Homecoming Block Party.  This event will feature activities for the whole family, including interactive displays, games and activities.  This year, QESST will be hosting a booth outside the Engineering Research Center.  We will be featuring solar cells made by QESST scholars, […]


QESST Teachers use curriculum developed during the summer CompuGirls Program

Achievement date: June 2016 Outcome/Accomplishment: The Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies (QESST) at Arizona State University (ASU) implemented a Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program that provides teachers with unique opportunities to develop and implement new solar curricula in their classrooms. QESST partnered with the CompuGirls Program at Arizona […]


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