July 21-22, 2014
Iowa State University, Scheman Building
Iowa EPSCoR’s Annual All-Hands Meeting was held July 21-22, 2014 at Iowa State University’s Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa, for all Iowa EPSCoR faculty, staff and students.
The meeting shared our progress, highlighted scientific and broader impact accomplishments, and featured student research posters. Meeting participants also participated in a networking session with other faculty, a new event for the Iowa NSF EPSCoR Annual Meeting.
Agenda and Presentations
Bioenergy Platform Research Results and Impacts
Wind Energy Platform Research Results and Impacts
Energy Policy Platform Research Results and Impacts
Energy Utilization Platform Research Results and Impacts
Broader Impacts Platform
Trieu Mai, member of the Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group, provided a keynote address discussing the future of renewable energies, including wind and biofuels.
- Wind Energy: Barry Butler, Raghuraman Mudumbai, Eugene Takle, Hontao Ding
- Broader Impacts: Sriram Sundararajan, Kavita Dhanwada, David Rethwisch
- Energy Utilization: Ted Heindel, Nicholas Terpstra-Schwab, Ulrike Passe, Craig Just
- Bioenergy: Robert Brown, Zhiyou Wen, Emily Heaton, Marc Linderman
- Energy Policy: Bruce Babcock, Sebastien Pouliot
On Monday, July 21, Iowa NSF EPSCoR researchers were given the opportunity to network with other researchers. Three seed grants of $20,000 each will be awarded to the most promising research proposals.
Faculty Professional Development Workshop
A faculty professional development workshop, Effective Broader Impacts Writing, took place July 21 from 5:30-7:30 as a highlight of the meeting. The program featured Elena Cotos, Graduate College Academic Communication Program Director.
Student Poster Display
A poster competition was held at the 2014 Iowa EPSCoR All Hands Meeting, with over 50 poster entrants. It provided an opportunity for students to showcase their current or completed research and earn a cash prize. See the poster winners
Iowa Broader Impacts Mentoring and Outreach Award
Ulrike Passe of the energy utilization platform was given the Iowa Broader Impacts Mentoring and Outreach Award. Learn more.