Communication occurs between CANFSA and industry and government partners in several ways, including:

Semi-annual Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meetings (Golden, CO and Ames, IA)

  • Students present results from their research
  • New project ideas are reviewed and ranked
  • Leadership interacts with IAB and develops strategic initiatives


Semi-annual Videoconferences

  • Students present research updates
  • Broader attendance by industrial and government partners


Project Mentoring by IAB Members

  • Members interact with students on a more frequent basis
  • Provide industrial perspective