1. Dr. Rao is taking the lead in the outreach for motivating students's interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in local high schools. A group of professors from STEM will join to discuss with high students, demonstrate experiments in classrooms, and attract students to USU for research.

2. Dr. Rao attends the Chemclub to motivate undergraduate students for outreach from local elementary schools, middle schools to high schools.