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Guest talk at the Energy Research Office, Brazil

Dr. André Augusto, a Research Scientist working at Solar Power Laboratory at Arizona State University/QESST  delivered recently an invited talk to energy experts from The Energy Research Office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The discussion focus was the future of commercial photovoltaic technology and how silicon-based solar cells are grasping new markets by delivering thinner solar cells. […]


Join the Career Fair!

This February 1st, Join QESST, CBBG, and NEWT ERCs at the Virtual Career Fair for Engineering and Sustainability. Register now and find job, internship and post doc opportunities with leading companies in the industry!


Apply for a summer REU/RET today!

Applications are now being accepted for the summer 2019 REU and RET programs. Applications will close after March 1st.


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Recapping a Successful Summer for REUs and RETs!

QESST’s REU and RET programs were highlighted recently in ASU news! The REU program was mentioned along with other ASU ERC programs on the university’s news publication, Full Circle. Check out the article to see some pictures highlighting QESST’s wonderful REU students. This summer’s RETs were also acknowledged in a separate article for bringing the […]


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Save the Date! Solar 101 Workshop for Teachers

Calling all 3rd-12th grade science and pre-service teachers! Free! Earn 4 hours of professional development led by teachers for teachers on “Solar 101” Light the Way to a Brighter Future by Re-Energizing and Re-Engineering STEM Learning in Your Classroom A solar energy workshop for teachers sponsored by QESST, an NSF/DOE-sponsored Engineering Research Center, and the […]


Scholars invited to Professional Development Seminar Series

All QESST Scholars are invited to the first panel of  “Excelling Beyond the Lab: A Professional Development Seminar Series” for MSE Graduate Students will take place TODAY sept. 14. Title: “The many career paths for MSE-PhD’s ” Description: You might be surprised by all the career options available to STEM PhD’s. Why not start thinking […]


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Canadian Solar visits Solar Power Labs

CTO of Canadian Solar, Guoqiang Xing, at the Solar Power Labs, interacted with QESST Scholars during his all-day meeting this 22nd of August to the Solar Power Labs. Students from UofA, UDEL and ASU had the opportunity to brief him on their research. Great opportunity to interact with industry!


Diversity & Inclusion on our Summer Program

Dr. Delia Saenz, Diversity Director at QESST, talked to QESST Summer Program about diversity and inclusion, in its particular form of tokenism. Dr. Saenz is a Professor of Psychology at ASU. The presentation was broadcasted to all QESST Universities. To see the recording click below (also available for download on our Webinar webpage).    


Featured Outreach Event: Brain Stem Day

UD graduate students provide personal accounts and experiences on navigating the path toward higher education and a position in STEM. Furthermore, the aim is to generate and transmit diversified scholarship through developed partnerships with local communities in light of strengthening academia-community relations and increasing STEM-based collaboration. Where: Trabant Multipurpose room, University of Delaware When: 8th […]