Posts Tagged ‘nsf’

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.

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.

3rd Quarter 2017 EPSCoR Highlights Now Available

STUDENT FOCUS: Students Dale Karas and Russell Pinnegar; 2017 Summer REX Program; Summer International Research Exchanges; Undergraduate Attends National Conference; 2017 Space Grant Consortium Student Awards; and Undergraduate Angela Garcia.

Solar NEXUS UROP Featured Impact in NSF EPSCoR Brochure

Nevada’s EPSCoR project on the Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus has an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program that provides students with an authentic research experience by engaging participants in research related to aspects of the project’s focus on other STEM-related topics. Working with faculty mentors, undergraduate students develop and submit project proposals.

Nevada STEM Mentor Network Launched

Nevada EPSCoR launches online resource: Nevada STEM Mentor Network providing access to Nevada’s finest mentors and premier research projects.

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.