Category: News

Join our Literature Seminar in its 4th session!

When: Tue June 6th, 2017, 6 pm – 7:30 pm (MST). Where: Engineering Research Center (ERC), first floor, Room: 189. Thanks to all those colleagues who attended the past three sessions of our short story reading club. For the forth session of these series, we are honored to have Prof. Melissa Free as the guest […]


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 […]


Join us for the Literature Seminar: The Practice of Uselessness

After the success of the 1st literature seminar (where “A Report to an Academy” was read), comes the 2nd iteration of The Practice of Uselessness, organized by our Advocacy leader Mehdi. For this coming session we are honored to have Dr. Jason Bryant as our guest speaker. He has suggested to read a short story […]


Welcome to the new SLC president

Site Visit was an exciting week for all QESSTers, as our Center got reviewed and we had an opportunity to showcase our research in a poster session. Student Leadership Council held its elections as well, with Alex Killam becoming the president for 2017-2018. The rest of the line-up will be unveiled soon in our webpage, but […]


APS Distribution center visit

Eleven QESST students, from ASU and UofA, had the opportunity to tour the APS distribution center on April 20th. The distribution center is in charge of receiving calls of outages, finding the issue in the distribution line, and sending teams to fix those issues. With an impressive array of tools and know-how, APS manages to […]


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 […]


Site Visit Information

LINK TO AGENDA LINK TO ANNUAL REPORT YEAR 7  (Password Protected) Read this year’s Annual Report Project Summaries IMPORTANT DATES FOR SCHOLARS: Sunday, May 6, 8:30am-5pm: Student Retreat @ Bartlett Lake, all scholars including post docs are welcome! RSVP here Monday, May 7: Site Visit Rehearse Tuesday 8 to Thursday 10: Site Visit More events will […]


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MRS Student-Industry Mixer

Network with industry while dinning with us at the MRS event.  When: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 20th Where: Lucky Strike, 50 W. Jefferson St. Arcade, Gypsy Bar Private Room (one block from the Phoenix Convention Center) Some of the confirmed companies: Idaho National Lab Biotectix MForesight National Institue of Standards and Technology General Motors […]


Join us for the Literature Seminar: The Practice of Uselessness

What: The Practice of Uselessness, a new short-story club When: Tue Apr 11, 2017, 6 pm – 7:30 pm (MST) Where: Engineering Research Center (ERC), first floor, Room: 189. Snacks will be provided. Also available through Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/637238824 Come join this new, informal biweekly short-story reading club organized by a QESST Scholar. The goal is to get […]


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, […]