Graduate Program

3rd place trophy for the Suburban Single Family Division of the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

Appalachian Students Place 3rd in Their Division at the 2021 Solar Decathlon Design Challenge
Jun 23, 2021

Building Science students were selected as finalists in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge April. Undertaking thi...

Tyree Wilmoth

Graduate Student Looks For Ways To Help Others Access Clean Water
May 24, 2021

A brief moment observing two young Rwandan boys gathering water from a rural pond influenced Tyree Wilmoth’s decision to dedicate her future toward ...

Sam Lee

Grad Student Draws on Love of Outdoors to Pursue Advanced Degree
Dec 9, 2020

Graduate student Sam Lee said although he was sad not to visit family, there was an upside to skipping his normal Thanksgiving gathering this year due...

Appalachian State University

IDEXlab Team among the recipients for the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program
May 20, 2020

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Graduate student Aaron Bradshaw

College Graduate Student Commencement Speaker Aaron Bradshaw
May 15, 2020

My name is Aaron Bradshaw and I grew up in Greenville, North Carolina. As a kid, I enjoyed spending my time in the treehouse behind my grandparents' h...

Brent Summerville, Appalachian State University Practioner-in-Residence

Brent Summerville takes 2nd place in 2020 Strata Solar Clean Tech contest
May 8, 2020

At the Clean Tech Summit in Chapel Hill, Feb 20-21, 2020, Brent Summerville, Practitioner-in-Residence in Sustainable Technol...

Aaron Bradshaw, Graduate Student at Nexus facility, Appalachian State University making hemp stalk biochar

Researching Biochar from Hemp Waste
Apr 9, 2020

Since the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, the cultivation and production of industrial hemp in the United States has grown exponentially. The Fa...

The NEXUS Project

The NEXUS Project receives new grant totaling more than $600,000 since 2014
Feb 13, 2020

The NEXUS research team has received another Bioenergy Research Initiative grant for more than $80,000. This project continues the Nexus project goal:...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: March 16 - Sophie Mullinax speaks on The Blue Horizons Project: Community Energy Planning in Action
Jan 17, 2020

Sophie Mullinax, Project Coordinator for the Blue Horizons ProjectThe Blue Horizons Project: Community Energy Planning in ActionMonday, Marc...

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series

Sustainable Energy Speaker Series: February 3 - Dionne Delli-Gatti speaks on Promoting Clean Energy Through Community-Based Solutionson
Jan 15, 2020

Dionne Delli-Gatti, Director of Regulatory and Legislative Affairs and Southeast Climate and Clean Energy initiatives at the Environmental D...