Wyoming EPSCoR

Estab­lished Program to Stim­u­late Com­pet­i­tive Research (EPSCoR)

What We Do

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 education infrastructure in the state while supporting and facilitating pathways to STEM.

The goals of Wyoming EPSCoR are:

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

Our Mission

Wyoming EPSCoR's mission is to fundamentally advance process-based understanding of soil, vegetation, and freshwater microbiomes, scientific phenomena, innovations in technology, and solution design.  EPSCoR prides itself on developing cutting-edge data science training along with research and development capacity in Wyoming, specifically on the Wind River Indian Reservation.  We promote science-based outreach, service, and economic programs that continue to benefit our home state.

Featured Media

Featured Stories

WyACT workshop with stakeholder groups at the UW-NPS Research Station, AMK Ranch.
  • Nov 3, 2022, 6:45 PM
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The purpose of this workshop was to understand the Teton context and stakeholder concerns in order to design a integrated pilot project that is relevant, legitimate, and salient while bounded enough to accomplish during the next 1-2 years.

How a Small Wyoming Town’s Water Shortages Could Set an Example for Other Western Towns in the Future
  • Jun 10, 2022, 7:22 PM
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Rawlins and Sinclair have recently been facing water shortages as the result of aging and neglected infrastructure, but also drought. Experts suggest that many towns across the West could face similar problems in the future.