Nevada Center of Excellence

DRI world-renowned water expertise to support state’s first Center of Excellence in Las Vegas

3-13-13-coe-featureA new joint contract between the Nevada System of Higher Education (DRI serving as the lead), the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, the Governor's Office of Economic Development and IBM will support innovation and economic development.

A public/private joint-venture to promote innovation-based economic development in Nevada.

COE-circle-thbThe Nevada Center of Excellence (COE) will drive the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) innovation initiatives and will serve as a basis for a new public and private sector collaboration to drive economic development.

Combining domain expertise from the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions and IBM’s advanced computing technologies, COEs throughout the state will deliver high value shared services to public and private sector clients while building job skills and assisting the Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) to grow the workforce for tomorrow.

The first of these COEs will leverage the world-renowned expertise of DRI and the other NSHE institutions in the field of hydrologic sciences. This Las Vegas-based COE will deliver services in water resource management and big data analytics.

COE Partners

Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development Nevada System of Higher Education
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Air
Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)
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Air quality and atmospheric research including meteorology, visibility and pollutant transport.
NEWS • LABS & CAPABILITIES


Western Regional Climate Center
Climate Information and Data Services
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Providing jointly developed products, services and capabilities that enhance the delivery of public climate info.
CURRENT OBSERVATIONS


Diversity at DRI
An Inclusive Mission of Research Excellence
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Offering a supportive and diverse environment for our students, faculty/staff and visitors.
 

Land and Life
Earth and Ecosystems Sciences (DEES)
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Research into changing landscapes including the soils, plants, animals and humans that affect them.
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GreenPower Program
K-12 Outreach and Education
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Supporting Nevada educators in science-based, environmental education with free tools, resources, and training.
NEWS • WHAT WE DO


Renewable Energy at DRI
Discovering New Energy Production Methods
dri-renewable-energyExpanding renewable energy research throughout Nevada and around the U.S.

Water
Hydrologic Sciences (DHS)
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Study of the natural and human factors that influence the availability and quality of water resources.
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DRI Nevada Medal Event
2014 Medalist - Dr. Albert "Yu-Min" Lin
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Proudly honoring outstanding achievement in science and engineering with gala events in Reno and Las Vegas.


Nevada Center of Excellence
Supporting Nevada's Economic Development
Center of ExcellenceCombining NSHE water expertise and IBM’s advanced technologies to grow tomorrow's workforce.