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Q&A with Charlene Martin, DRI’s 2018 Technical Employee of the Year 

  • Category: Awards and Honors

Charlene Martin TEOY 2018Each year, faculty, students, and staff have the opportunity to nominate those technologists they believe go above and beyond to make DRI a great place to work for the Technical Employee of the Year award. From those nominations, a council of technical employees selects the recipient of the award. This year, the recipient is Charlene Martin, a financial accounting specialist who has served DRI for 24 years. 

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12 Days of DRI: 2018 in Review

  • Category: Featured Projects

Landscape at WAIS 2 Ken Taylor FieldworkIt’s safe to say that 2018 has been a great year for DRI. From launching new programs to engage community members in science and technology to making new strides in our core research areas, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished, and we’re looking forward to all that next year may hold. For our final blog post of the year, we review twelve (but by no means all) of our 2018 highlights, originally posted as a series on our Instagram, @DRIscience.

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Meet Erick Bandala, Ph.D.

  • Category: Featured Researchers

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Erick Bandala, Ph.D., is an assistant research professor of environmental science with the Division of Hydrologic Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas. Erick specializes in research related to water quality and water treatment, including the use of nanomaterials in developing new water treatment technologies...

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DRI at AGU 2018

  • Category: Featured Researchers

Zhiqiang Fan presents at NWRA Fall 2018 Meeting

Fifty-five faculty and graduate student researchers are representing DRI on papers and posters at the 2018 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC on December 10th-14th. This annual conference brings together some 25,000 researchers in the earth and space sciences from around the world. Browse this list of all speakers and first authors from DRI.

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Q & A with AGU Presenter Christine Albano

  • Category: Featured Researchers

Christine Albano squareGraduate student Christine Albano is one of 55 scientists representing DRI at the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Fall Meeting in Washington DC this December. She has worked at DRI as a graduate research assistant since 2016 and is pursuing her Ph.D. in hydrology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Learn more about Christine's work in this Q&A.

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Nevada Solar Nexus Project: 2013-2018

  • Category: Featured Projects

Renewable Energy Photo squareSince 2013, researchers from DRI, the University of Nevada, Reno, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have been working on the Solar Energy, Water, and Environment Nexus in Nevada project (the Solar Nexus project, for short). As the wide-ranging five-year project wraps up this year, members of the research team recently shared what they've accomplished.

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Michael Dettinger among 2018 class of AAAS lifetime fellows

  • Category: Awards and Honors

Mike DettingerMichael Dettinger, Ph.D., a leading climate researcher in Nevada and valuable partner in DRI's hydrologic sciences research, has been named a lifetime Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dettinger is one of 416 AAAS members receiving this honor this year, and one of just ten in the Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences section.

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