Category: Outreach News

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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]