The Center for Energy Research offers outreach partnerships with local organizations, schools, educators, and students, in order to spark youth interest in STEM careers and to share our research with the public. Learn about CER's research focuses through this overview slide.
We can work with your organization through a range of different methods; the specific subject matter and length may be tailored to meet your group's needs. See examples of outreach categories listed below, view our outreach events to get a greater sense of what's possible, or learn about our Outreach Council. Please contact CER's Outreach Coordinator, Saikat Chakraborty Thakur, if you are interested in partnering with us.
- Classroom Presentations
CER scientists will come to your classroom and engage students in hands-on interactive projects
- Lab Tours
Bring your group to UC San Diego and CER will give you a tour of our labs
- Event Demonstrations
We offer interactive demonstrations and tabling for school science fairs, where CER scientists will discuss our research
- Student Mentoring
CER members provide one-on-one mentoring for students interested in creating innovative science fair projects
- Teacher Consultation
CER members offer guidance for teachers in developing teaching material and science projects for students