Education, Diversity and Workforce Development

Education, Diversity and Workforce Development

The SRN will anchor innovative educational programs offered across the whole network to engage students, practitioners, and the public-at-large in hands-on, action-oriented learning in various cities.

Graduate Education

Urban Farming & Solar Power

The SRN will offer an innovative interdisciplinary graduate certificate program on Integrated Infrastructure Solutions for Sustainable, Healthy and Livable Cities.  Learn more about the Graduate Education Plan.

Teacher Training

The SRN will reach hundreds of children in underserved public schools across the country by providing online trainings to teachers.  More information about the Teacher Training Plan will be available soon.


Underrepresented groups will be included in the SRN team through a strategy that encompasses student recruitment, partnerships with tribal colleges, and the composition of the faculty investigators.  Learn more about the Diversity Plan.

Workforce Development

Professional training workshops on design and implementation of coupled social-infrastructural solutions will be held in collaboration with industry, city and policy partner organizations.  Learn more about the Policy & Action Plan.