Senator Mike Lee
Representative Rob Bishop (1st District)
Representative Chris Stewart (2nd District)
Senator Orrin Hatch
In addition to NASA-EPSCoR of Utah’s major research funding, our goal has been to expand the STEM research capability of individuals and institutions in Utah. We have done this by providing Research Infrastructure Development funding in the form of small seed grants and research scholarships for Utah graduate students in STEM fields who are working with government and/or industrial partners in the State of Utah. Seed grants have been applied to assisting junior faculty to open up new space research and increase their potential of raising their research programs to nationally competitive levels. NASA-EPSCoR of Utah funds have been applied to promote new capabilities in existing research groups, assist new researchers to begin exciting new avenues of investigation, to encourage research at non-PhD granting 4-year institutions. As of 2014, due to growth in the amount of federally funded research in Utah we no longer qualify for EPSCoR funding. We would like to believe that the EPSCoR program is partly responsible for this growth. In 2013 Utah “graduated” from EPSCoR by exheeding the National Science Foundation’s research funding percentage eligibility line.
NASA EPSCoR Stimuli 2014 -15
Dr. Joseph Orr, UT EPSCoR Director
Arches National Park
Nanosatellite Constellations for Space Science Applications
Research Infrastructure Development
Miniature Space Weather Sensors for Pico and Nano Satellites
Published on Dec 14, 2015
NASA Office of Education’s Aerospace Research & Career Development (ARCD) is pleased to release NASA EPSCoR Stimuli, a collection of univers...