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LA-SiGMA and LA-EPSCoR hold Annual Symposium, July 29, 2013


The Louisiana EPSCoR office and the LA-SiGMA leadership held the Annual NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Award Symposium on July 29, 2013 in Baton Rouge, LA. Project Director Dr. Michael Khonsari led the meeting, and LA-SiGMA faculty members, staff, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate students from all seven LA-SiGMA schools participated in the meeting.


Members of the project's External Review Board, Diversity Advisory Council, and the External Evaluation team participated in the meeting as well. NSF Program Director Sean Kennan also attended the Symposium and addressed LA-SiGMA participants. Postdocs and students competed in a poster session; Participants in the REU and RET programs competed in a separate poster contest.


Memberes of the External Review Board, Diversity Advisory Council, and External Evaluation Team

2013 Symposium Photos

Symposium Documents
Welcome and Project Update M. Khonsari (PDF)
Remarks from NSF Program Director S. Kennan (PDF)
Project Overview M. Jarrell (PDF)
Science Driver 1: Electronic and Magnetic Materials J. Moreno (PDF)
Science Driver 2: Materials for Energy Storage and Generation R. Ramachandran (PDF)
Science Driver 3: Biomolecular Materials H. Ashbaugh (PDF)
CTCI: Computational Tools for Multiscale Simulations T. Bishop (PDF)
Data Management Plan L. Pratt (PDF)
Diversity and Workforce Development P. Derosa (PDF)
External Engagement and Sustainability N. Pesika and J. Patton (PDF)
EPSCoR Award Recipients- C. Montes
L. Schrader
M. Merchant
Graduate Student Retreat C. Ekuma (PDF)
Evaluation and Assessment C. Dunn (PDF)