The Student Leadership Council (SLC) is comprised of representatives from each U.S. university participating in QESST. The active QESST SLC has established the following goals:
- establish and encourage clear lines of communication with a database of names, email address, and areas of research of all students and faculty participating in QESST research;
- build and cultivate student community and cohesiveness across partner universities: through group activities, seminars, meetings;
- promote the sharing of creativity and innovation among students for the progression of PV science and technology.
The Objective of IMPaCT is to link QESST Scholars with industry mentors, to give a perspective from the solar and/or semiconductor industry; discuss career strategy, research trends, and how research in an academia setting may differ to that of industry.