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  • ASPIRE ERC Annual Meeting 2022
    Annual Meeting Dates: Oct. 17-19, 2022 Location: ASPIRE Center in Logan, Utah  For more information, please email Angie Griffeth, angie.griffeth@usu.edu, +1.435.797.4949. At the Annual Meeting you will have the opportunity to network and collaborate with other members of the electrification transportation value chain, and will have access to: Information and updates on the transportation electrification industry … Continued
  • First Aggie Recipient of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Named
    06/09/2022 — Utah State University electrical engineering student Tucker Skinner is the first Aggie to receive a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. In addition to the scholarship award, Skinner will be attending the foundation’s Innovators Gala in Orlando, Florida, this August and will be paired with an astronaut mentor. Read entire article at usu.edu
  • Highlights of the 1st Annual ASPIRE Open House at USU!  See all of the latest tech you missed.
    05/23/2022 — USU’s faculty and students successfully hosted the public event for all ages on May 19, 2022 at the EVR––recruiting tomorrow’s young engineers and enlisting future EV drivers with wireless power transfer demonstrations, EV test drives, and hands-on fun. Checkout some of the inspired faces.
  • OPEN HOUSE: Learn about electric vehicles, roadway electrification & pathways to training and jobs in electrified transportation.
    05/17/2022 — Join us for an open house at USU’s Electric Vehicle & Roadway Facility in North Logan, Utah on May 19, 2022. Open to the public and all ages. Test drive the newest EV’s to hit the market from local dealers. Meet Spot the robot dog and his robot friends. Try out the toy RC … Continued
  • Electrical engineer and ASPIRE director Regan Zane is featured speaker for public outreach event.
    03/28/2022 — London’s Brixton District “Electric Avenue” was among England’s first major streets to be lit by incandescent lights in the 19th Century. On this side of the pond, in 1881 Salt Lake City was the fifth city in the world, behind the much bigger metropolises London, New York, San Francisco and Cleveland, to initiate central … Continued
  • ASPIRE Engineering Research Center and Electreon to Launch Electrified Roadway Demo in Utah
    03/10/2022 — NORTH LOGAN, UTAH & LOS ANGELES – MARCH 10, 2022 — Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification (ASPIRE), a National Science Foundation-funded Engineering Research Center taking on the nation’s electrified transportation challenges to the widespread electrification of all vehicles and Electreon (TASE: ELWS.TA), the leading provider of in-road wireless electric vehicle charging … Continued
  • New ASPIRE Innovation Members: The Borderplex Alliance and the Pennsylvania Turnpike
    10/14/2021 — The Borderplex Alliance, an economic development nonprofit in El Paso, Texas, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have both joined the ASPIRE ERC as new Innovation members on the Center’s Industry and Innovation Board. The Borderplex Alliance’s is the leading entity for regional economic development and policy advocacy in the El Paso, Texas region. The … Continued
  • Utah Governor’s Energy Advisory Joins ASPIRE Executive Advisory Board
    09/25/2021 — The ASPIRE Center is pleased to announce that Thom Carter, Utah Governor’s Energy Advisor and Executive Director of the Utah Office of Energy Development, has joined ASPIRE’s Executive Advisory Board effective September, 2021. Thom Carter serves as Governor Spencer J. Cox’s Energy Advisor and the Executive Director of the Utah Office of Energy Development. … Continued
  • USU Highlights Roadway Electrification Research Center to Utah Governor
    09/22/2021 — Students and faculty from Utah State University’s Advancing Sustainability through Powered Infrastructure for Roadway Electrification (ASPIRE) program demonstrated ground-breaking work for Utah Gov. Spencer Cox at the Electric Vehicle and Roadway Research Facility and Test Track in Logan. During the visit, Gov. Cox and a few members of his cabinet experienced firsthand the technologies … Continued
  • Envirotech Vehicles joins ASPIRE Center Industry and Innovation Board
    07/14/2021— (July 14, 2021) The ASPIRE Center is pleased to announce the addition of Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. as its newest member of the Center’s Industry and Innovation Board. Envirotech Vehicles, Inc. is a provider of purpose-built, zero-emission electric vehicles focused on reducing the total cost of vehicle ownership and helping fleet operators unlock the benefits … Continued