Outreach Activities

In addition to the work we assist connecting scientists and researchers, Nexus has a robust outreach mission. From holding workshops to “teach the teachers” to assisting with an educational camp for K-12 students who have dyslexia, Nexus is committed to working with all. Learn more:

Rocky Mountain MESA

SWEET Teachers Workshop

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) 

Workshops will be scheduled with themes determined by Nexus leadership in consultation with primary stakeholders. Funding opportunities will be identified and/or created to support the science and technology development needed to address these new research challenges.

Past Workshops

  • Limits to Waste: Pushing Materials Manufacturing Towards Zero Waste for a Sustainable Future. September 13-14, 2018. This workshop ” targeting the entire life-cycle (and recycling) for materials”.
    Keynote Speakers: Bill Tumas (NREL), Priscilla Nelson (Mines), Jeannette Garcia (IBM), David Wagger (Institute of Scrap Recycling  Industries), Dustin Mulvaney (San Jose State University), Debashish Bhattacharjee (TATA Global), Garvin Heath (NREL), Sridhar Seetharaman (Mines), Gregg Beckham (NREL), Elsa Olivetti (MIT)
  • Interface of additive manufacturing, nanostructured materials, characterization.  August 13, 2019.
  • Plastics recycling, our strengths and possible paths forward. August 14, 2019.
    Plenary Speaker: Bill Carroll, Past President of ACS