Some of America’s top STEM doers, innovators, and thinkers will continue the celebration of all things STEM on the day after State of the Union, by participating in the second annual State of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“SoSTEM”) event at the White House. Tune in at www.whitehouse.gov/live at 10am EST to watch.
At the Washington Auto Show U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies that give drivers and businesses more transportation options and protect the environment in communities nationwide.
Breakthrough material technology called wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors can help reduce the amount of wasted heat, boost energy efficiency, improve reliability, reduce cost, and decrease system size in existing and future power electronics.
In recognition of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the National Day of Service, the Department of Energy’s Office of Economic Impact and Diversity and the Office of Personal Management are hosting the First Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair on February 5, 2014, 10am - 2pm, at the U.S. Department of Energy.