Introduction to Department of Energy Research Opportunities

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This webinar will give an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with focus on the offices that fund research. Specific attention will be given to those DOE offices that could fund research at Notre Dame. Brief introductions of these offices will be given including general research interests and typical areas of funding. This is meant to be a general, broad overview of the DOE, giving a brief introduction to offices that could lead to future funding opportunities. 

Presenters: Derek Lake, Associate Director of Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano) and Subhash L. Shinde, Associate Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy). 

Moderator: Jill Pentimonti, Director of Research Advancement, Office of Federal & Washington Relations, Office of Public Affairs and Communications. 

Duration: 30 minutes with Q&A opportunity at the end.

Target Audience: Those interested in a general overview of the DOE and its offices that could fund Notre Dame research would benefit the most from this presentation. 
Future presentations will provide more detailed information on different offices, as well as specific information on how to apply for funding to each of these offices.

Please RSVP for this event by completing the following form:  RSVP Google Form.

A Google Calendar invite containing all webinar information will be sent prior to the event date.

If you have any questions, please contact Jill Pentimonti at