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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


QESST Research Experience for Undergraduates Ends Another Successful Summer

The QESST research experience for undergraduates (REU) of 2017 ended another successful summer for those involved. To program was concluded with a poster session where the participating students had the opportunity to present their individual research and accomplishments from the summer. Check out the highlights from the poster session at the QESST twitter page. The […]


“ASU Now” Highlights QESST Faculty for Recent Grant Awards

The news page for ASU, ASU Now, released a story detailing the six U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Awards that were awarded to the university. The winning faculty members included QESST professors such as Dr. Mariana Bertoni and Dr. Stuart Bowden. The photovoltaic research grants awarded to ASU total $4.3 million out of the total […]


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Join our Literature Seminar in its 4th session!

When: Tue June 6th, 2017, 6 pm – 7:30 pm (MST). Where: Engineering Research Center (ERC), first floor, Room: 189. Thanks to all those colleagues who attended the past three sessions of our short story reading club. For the forth session of these series, we are honored to have Prof. Melissa Free as the guest […]


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 […]


Join us for the Literature Seminar: The Practice of Uselessness

After the success of the 1st literature seminar (where “A Report to an Academy” was read), comes the 2nd iteration of The Practice of Uselessness, organized by our Advocacy leader Mehdi. For this coming session we are honored to have Dr. Jason Bryant as our guest speaker. He has suggested to read a short story […]


Welcome to the new SLC president

Site Visit was an exciting week for all QESSTers, as our Center got reviewed and we had an opportunity to showcase our research in a poster session. Student Leadership Council held its elections as well, with Alex Killam becoming the president for 2017-2018. The rest of the line-up will be unveiled soon in our webpage, but […]


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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