Category: EVENTS

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).    


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 […]


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