STEM Conference, September 27-28, 2013 in Dulles, Virginia

Solar Car Teacher Training

QESST will attend the NSF co-sponsored STEM Careers Fair in September 2013, in conjunction with the office of U.S. House Representative Frank Wolf. The Careers Fair will showcase exciting science and innovation with the goal of encouraging young people, especially in grades 7-12, to pursue careers in science and engineering. The Careers Fair will feature […]

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ASU kicks off solar training program in Fiji with collaborators in Pacific Islands

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the College of Technology and Innovation at Arizona State University, is implementing the Vocational Training and Education for Clean Energy (VOCTEC) Program to help improve the sustainability of renewable energy investments and infrastructure in the Pacific region by increasing local awareness, knowledge and capacity […]

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ASU, Australian Solar Institute collaborate on projects to advance solar energy solutions

As part of a global cause to bolster solar power technologies, Arizona State University researchers are taking part in three new solar energy projects funded by the Australian and U.S. governments. The investment for these projects includes $68 million for two, eight-year research programs and $15.5 million for 11 collaborative projects. This collaboration is part […]

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QESST Entrepreneurship Workshop

John Mitchell, Industrial Liaison Officer for QESST, and the Fulton Schools of Engineering Career Center lead a 4 hour workshop and luncheon.  The focus of the workshop was entrepreneurship.  Guest speakers, Brian Peterson of Rafael Tirado & Associates  discussed resources available for startup and spinoff companies, legal issues regarding international partnerships, establishing LLC and S-Corp, […]

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Industry Short Course

Introduction to PV Manufacturing Decision Making:  Product Cost Analysis and Hypothesis Testing Who should attend? Engineers, technicians and managers working in and around PV manufacturing environments who are looking to increase their cost analysis and statistical decision making skills. Dates February 19-20, 2013 Venue SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center 1475 North Scottsdale Road, Suite […]

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QESST solar panel cupcakes win United Way decorating contest

The Fulton Schools of Engineering Dean’s office research team won a prize with their QESST solar panel cupcakes–best research themed cupcake.  The cupcake decorating contest and bake sale was held to raise money for United Way. The solar panels, constructed with frosting covered graham crackers, may not have high efficiency, but they attracted a lot […]

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