Posts Tagged ‘nexus’

NSF Science360 News Picture of the Day Dr. Henry Sun, DRI

Dr. Henry Sun, DRI featured as the Picture of the Day in February 2, 2018 NSF Science360 News. Savings the Desert’s Upper Crust: NEXUS researchers investigate the preservation of a vital component of desert ecosystems. Part of the NSF Nevada EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada project, #IIA-1301726.

NSF Science360 News Top Story Dr. Lei Yang, UNR

Dr. Lei Yang, UNR featured as the Top Story in January 8, 2018 NSF Science360 News. How the Wind Blows: investigating improved wind forecasting to harness clean energy potential. Part of the NSF Nevada EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada project, #IIA-1301726.

*NEW* Pathways to STEM Nevada

Nevada EPSCoR launches online resource: Pathways to STEM Nevada (formerly Nevada STEM Pipeline)!  Discover STEM, explore different pathways to a STEM Career in Nevada.

NSF Science360 News Top Story Dr. Biswajit Das, UNLV

Dr. Biswajit Das, UNLV and his research team featured as the Top Story in December 15, 2017 NSF Science360 News. Using nanotechnology, not water, to clean solar panels. Part of the NSF Nevada EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada project, #IIA-1301726.

NSF RII Track 1: Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus

Five-year National Science Foundation award to study solar energy and its effects on Nevada (2013-2018).  We are leading research on solar energy generation and its impacts on water resources and the environment.  The Nexus project brings together a diverse and disciplined group of scientists, engineers, educators, and students working together to push the frontiers of science and education.

The Solar Energy Nexus infrastructure is designed to build collaboration among Nevada’s premier researchers and solar energy stakeholders to generate solar energy with minimal water use and environmental impact.  We are the workforce driving innovation in Nevada’s clean energy economy.