Event Category: Computer Science
David Mitchell is tackling two of society’s biggest problems with one ambitious project. The New Mexico State University assistant professor is researching technological methods to increase the world’s rapidly increasing need for expanded communications capacity.
Team members from New Mexico EPSCoR's NM SMART Grid Center have earned the distinction of being among the top 2% of scientists worldwide as measured by the impact of their research publications.
Tohid Khalili is a PhD candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, and an exceptional example of success in higher education STEM. He participates in NM SMART Grid Center research under the direction of UNM faculty member Dr. Ali Bidram. In Summer 2021, he was supported as an extern with the City of Albuquerque.
Presenter: Dustin Allen, NM EPSCoR
Every year the New Mexico SMART Grid Center submits three highlights from the previous project year to the National Science Foundation. This year's highlights recognize "DC Street" at NMSU, seed award results from NMT, and the Explora Science Communication Fellowship program. Below are overviews of what these outstanding project team members are working on - summarized in 250 words or less.
IT'S GOOD TO BE DIRECT
Olga Lavrova, New Mexico State University
Presenter: Dr. Claus Danielson, Assistant Professor, UNM Department of Mechanical Engineering
Hey, students! Don’t have time to go looking for summer internships? No problem, we’ve done it for you.
STEM Advancement Program (STEMAP) by NM SMART Grid Center
Who: Undergraduates students from New Mexico regional universities, community colleges and tribal colleges.
Presenters: Karl Benedict, University of New Mexico, Jonathan Wheeler, University of New Mexico