STEM Faculty Grant Workshop: Grant Writing Pros & Cons – Starting Up a Newly Funded Award
The presenter will reference his experience applying for and getting funded by the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Barjasteh’s $2.1 million NSF grant is establishing an active learning education environment that includes:
- Training skilled Hispanic STEM students in order to shrink the diversity gap among the workforce in the STEM fields.
- Ensuring students benefit from an active learning approach by conducting applied research, guided by a team of mentors from both academia and industry.
- Providing each research team with access to a business advisor and a compliance advisor as a supplemental tool to meet the established benchmarks of the research project.
- Developing a business course that will prepare students to better understand the economic aspects and business-related challenges in their future careers in industry.