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Trainees participate in various outreach activities

Trainee Achievements

Trainees participate in various outreach activities

IGERT students participated in numerous educational activities and research conferences, along with various outreach opportunities. For example, Curtis Larimer co-led a roundtable discussion at a local middle school with 9th grade students. The discussion centered on pollution and what the students can do to affect change in their community. David Sanchez taught a Summer Science Program at ALCOSAN, a regional sewage treatment plant; David was also an invited speaker at Culture and Context in STEM Education conference in San Francisco. David has served as a mentor to an undergraduate student. Almost all IGERT students participated in poster or oral presentations at the Engineering Sustainability 2009 Conference.