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Meet Jim Hudson, Ph.D.

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Jim Hudson, Ph.D., is a research professor of physics with the Division of Atmospheric Sciences at the Desert Research Institute in Reno. Jim specializes in cloud physics, and has worked throughout his career to gather and analyze field measurements of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) from around the world...

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Putting the Knowledge Fund to Work

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CRVB Feb 2018 Credit Cat Allison squareCreated in 2013, the Knowledge Fund spurs research, innovation, and commercialization in Nevada. Thanks to this support, researchers across the Silver State have been busy cultivating the intellectual property that will continue the diversification of our economy for years to come. DRI researchers have been awarded over $11 million by the Knowledge Fund. Learn more about DRI's Knowledge Fund supported projects in this blog.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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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