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Dr. Charisse Buising, Director Iowa NASA EPSCoR

Senator Joni Ernst

Iowa TOC

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Representative Dave Loebsack (2nd District)

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NASA EPSCoR Stimuli 2014 -15

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Agricultural Soil Erosion and Carbon Cycle Observations in Iowa: Gaps Threaten Climate Mitigating Policies Research Infrastructure Development Next Generation Lithium Sulfur Batteries for Mission Enabling Energy Storage Systems

Funding to the Iowa NASA EPSCoR program improved capacity to do quality research. The Iowa program helped build a base of NASA-literate and connected researchers who are developing new technologies and successfully securing support for projects beyond seed funding. The Iowa program improved connections between Iowa and NASA researchers by funding travel to NASA centers to establish collaborations. NASA EPSCoR funding increased the number of researchers in Iowa working on NASA technical issues by providing seed grants. Finally, the program helped build partnerships through intra-state research collaborations in NASA relevant areas by funding networking meetings to exchange ideas, explore emerging research areas, and work more effectively. This NASA EPSCoR Jurisdiction is one of EPSCoR’s success stories. In 2013 Iowa “graduated” from EPSCoR by exceeding the National Science Foundation’s research funding percentage eligibility line as shown on their FY 2013 and subsequent eligibility tables.

EPSCoR Stimuli 2014-15  

NASA Office of Education’s Aerospace Research & Career Development (ARCD) is pleased to release NASA EPSCoR Stimuli, a collection of univers...

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