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NM EPSCoR SMART Grid Center Webinar Series

This series is for all project team members and will provide a forum to present research results, increase interdisciplinary and cross-cutting collaborations, and learn more about outside projects related to microgrids, commercialization, and other topics of interest to our project.

Webinar Series Facts

  • Webinars will occur monthly from Noon–1PM MT on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
  • Webinars follow an academic calendar and run September through May, pausing during the summer months.
  • Webinars can be accessed via Zoom.
  • Webinars will be recorded and posted on this website afterward.

Please contact us to suggest topics or speakers.



Past Webinars

Christine Pfung - May Webinar Speaker

Optimizing Mentorship for your Research Teams

Presenter: Christine Pfund, Senior Scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Date of Webinar: Wednesday, May 27
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MDT



Kevin Tomsovic in a suit

CURENT NSF/DOE Engineering Research Center Overview

Presenter: Kevin Tomsovic, Director of CURENT, CTI Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Tennessee

Date of Webinar: Wednesday, April 22
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MDT



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NM SMART Grid Center Student Research Spotlight

Presenters: Jeewon Choi, PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico (Research Goal 1), Jacob Marks, Masters Student, Computer Science, New Mexico Tech (Research Goal 2), Adnan Bashir, PhD Candidate, Computer Science, University of New Mexico (Research Goal 3), Shubhasmita Pati, PhD Candidate, Electrical & Computer Engineering, New Mexico State University (Research Goal 4)

Date of Webinar: Wednesday, March 25
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MDT



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High Performance Computing and Data Management Resources

Presenters: Diana Dugas, CyberInfrastructure Architect, NMSU
Karl Benedict, Director of Research Data Services/ Director of IT, UNM

Date of Webinar: Wednesday, February 26
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MST



Seed growing in coins

Informational Webinar for Seed Awards and C-IWGs

Presenters: Anne Jakle, Associate Director, NM EPSCoR

Date of Webinar: Monday, February 10
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MST



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NM National Laboratories & NM SMART Grid Center–Related Research

Presenters: Arthur Barnes, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Jay Johnson, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)

Date of Webinar: Friday, November 22
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MST



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Networked & Nested Grid-Tied Microgrids

Presenter: Gary Oppedahl, Emera Technologies

Date of Webinar: Friday, October 25
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MDT



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The NM SMART Grid Center Research Overview

Presenters: Olga Lavrova, David Mitchell, Manel Martinez-Ramon, Ali Bidram, Anne Jakle

Date of Webinar: Friday, September 27
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM MDT