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Event Category: Sustainability

Mara Yarbrough's 2020 NM SMART Grid Center Externship Experience with EMNRD Brittney Van D… Mon, 10/12/2020 - 04:38
Brittney Van Der Werff

Our second NM SMART Grid Center 2020 extern, Mara Yarbrough, just completed her 10-week externship with the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) researching practical policies state governments can implement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. She shared her thoughts with us on the experience in this brief reflection. Enjoy!

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Resources in New Mexico iserna Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:40
Certificate Training in Entrepreneurship Bill Michener Mon, 09/28/2020 - 08:12
William Michener

New Mexico EPSCoR is excited to launch its Certificate Training in Entrepreneurship in partnership with the University of New Mexico (UNM) Rainforest Innovations and Innovation Academy. The primary goal of the Certificate program is to introduce participants to intellectual property (IP) generation and management, commercialization, and entrepreneurship and highlight additional resources and training opportunities leveraging the existing programs offered at New Mexico’s research universities. The Certificate program consists of 8 webinar training sessions.

Making Effective Academic Posters: the #BetterPoster Approach iserna Wed, 09/16/2020 - 07:15

A Reflection on the 2020 STEM Advancement Program

Sara Pichette

Like most things, our annual summer undergraduate research program, STEM Advancement Program (STEMAP) shifted due to COVID-19 for summer 2020. Instead of placing students on campus to gain in-person research experience, STEMAP moved online and focused on professional development in addition to an online research experience. The 8-week program paired students with a SMART Grid mentor and another student.

Sustainability: What is it and are we there yet? Bill Michener Thu, 08/20/2020 - 08:25
William Michener

“Sustainability” is complex and the term has many different definitions, particularly when it applies to a large National Science Foundation (NSF) project like the NM SMART Grid Center. One common definition relates to environmental sustainability and the perceived need to avoid depletion of the natural resources upon which we depend.

Carrots, Sticks and Other "Smart" Tricks in Making Energy Consumption Smarter iserna Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:11
Optimizing Mentorship for your Research Teams iserna Tue, 04/14/2020 - 02:51