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Dr. Soloiu Win’s NSF RET Grant

Valentin Soloiu, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Allen E. Paulson Chair of Renewable Energy, and Rocio Alba-Flores, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, have been awarded a three-year grant of $524,706 by the National Science Foundation for their project entitled “ENgaging Educators in Renewable enerGY (ENERGY).” The NSF grant is part of the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program. The goal of the RET program is to “help build long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 STEM teachers, community college faculty, and the NSF university research community by involving the teachers and community college faculty in engineering and computer science research and helping them translate their research experiences and new knowledge into classroom activities”. The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology is dedicated to increasing the level of STEM education throughout Georgia with projects like ENERGY.

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