Category: SLC

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, […]


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! […]


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!


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 […]