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WY Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)

Wyoming EPSCoR is a program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support researchers, students, and institutions in Wyoming by building a robust and diverse research educational infrastructure in the state by supporting and facilitating programs.

The goals of Wyoming EPSCoR are:

  • to facilitate the building of research educational infrastructure
  • to increase the diversity of participants in STEM fields
  • to administer awards from NSF EPSCoR to increase national research competitiveness

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Current Track 1 Research Project, the Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics. This multidisciplinary center encompasses new physical and intellectual infrastructure that enables a comprehensive research program linking surface and subsurface watershed hydrology, geophysics, remote sensing, and computational modeling.

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CI - Water

Track 2 Research Project, A Utah-Wyoming Cyberinfrastructure Water Modeling Collaboration. CI-WATER’s cyberinfrastructure team focuses on expanding Utah and Wyoming’s capacity to use high-performance computing for innovative research.

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Broader Impacts

We work to foster and develop sustainable and scalable institutional capacity within EPSCoR funded projects and across campus. This is done through education, outreach, and diversity work all tied to water in the west.


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Upcoming Events


CUASHI Let's talk about water challenge

Proposals due to Friday, November 4

The Challenge Grant program helps support universities in the development of their own Let’s Talk About Water water science outreach events. Primarily supported by the Johnson Family Foundation, the Challenge Grant program is awarded on a dollar for dollar matching basis - meaning that CUAHSI matches funds raised by the university (up to $3,000).


Who We Are What We're Doing

The Wyoming EPSCoR Office is located on the University of Wyoming main campus in Wyoming Hall on the 4th floor. These past years have allowed EPSCoR to actively engage Wyoming residents from girl scouts through water resource managers at the city and state level in projects that address the current and future state of the region’s water. Check out how we do what we do!

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