Presenter: Dr. Fengyu Wang, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NMSU
Event Category: SMART Grid
Presenter: Dr. Leo Yazhou Jiang is an Assistant Professor in the ECE Department at Clarkson University
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
We are excited to announce the 2021 Infrastructure Seed Award program awardees and share a report from 2020 award recipient Dr. Caitano da Silva. The Infrastructure Seed Award program is designed to support transformative research and capacity building across New Mexico’s higher education institutions in emerging smart grid areas (e.g., STEM, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, cyberinfrastructure, and workforce development).
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Selena Connealy has been appointed to the position of Associate Director for the New Mexico Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR) after six months serving as Interim Associate Director following the departure of Anne Jakle in late 2020.
Presenter: George "Rusty" Nail, Graduate Research Assistant at NMSU
“The need for a robust and diverse STEM workforce has been reiterated for decades, and it is one of the current administration’s top priorities in order to maintain America’s historical preeminence in the STEM fields." - Dr. Panchanathan, NSF Director on Broadening Participation at NSF.
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: Olga Lavrova, New Mexico State University, Hamed Nademi, New Mexico State University, Fengyu Wang, New Mexico State University