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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 […]


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 […]


Public Report for Year 2017

If you want to know what QESST achievements for this past years are, check out the public report here.   Or if you are a member of QESST, you can access the complete report.


Workshop 04/17: The Art of Storytelling

  Date: April 17th Time: 1:30 PM (MST) Location: GWC 487 Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/475614567 This 90-minute workshop will teach students, faculty and staff the art of storytelling to communicate Science effectively. Communication of science to non-expert audiences with stories, anecdotes, and narratives is becoming even more important these days.  Narratives are easier to comprehend and audiences find them more engaging than […]


Manuscript Writing by Dr. Holman, Pt. 1

Join us on October 16, 2017 at 9:30 AM MST (check the Calendar for the time at other Universities), for part 1 of the great manuscript-writing course taught by Dr. Holman. Now available to all QESST students and interested faculties through Zoom here!.


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Compete in the QESST Perfect Pitch on Sept. 26

QESST is having its annual “Perfect Pitch” Competition via Zoom on September 26th. Presentations should be a 90 second pitch about any innovative or entrepreneurial idea. If you are interested in participating, please email Alex Killam at qesst.slc@gmail.com so you can be added to the presentation schedule. For more information, check out: – 2017 Perfect […]


Production of PodQESST Is Underway!

PodQESST is a new podcast series being produced by ASU graduate students Joe Karas and Sebastian Husein that will begin releasing news stories and interviews with QESST researchers on a monthly basis starting this fall. The goal of the podcasts is to provide a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in a solar energy research […]


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