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2016 Solar Symposium

University of California Advanced Solar Technologies

The University of California Advanced Solar Technologies
Institute (UC Solar) Presents

The 2016 UC Solar Research Symposium

Friday, October 7th, 2016, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The University of California, Davis
Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center
530 Alumni Lane
Davis, CA  95616

This symposium is designed to promote public knowledge regarding present and future UC Solar research initiatives, and to examine the current state of the solar energy industry in California and beyond.

Individuals, corporations, researchers and public officials interested in gaining an advanced knowledge of solar technologies and trends.

Featured Presenters

Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State

David Hochschild, Commissioner, California Energy Commission (CEC)

Howard Branz, Founder and Principal, Branz Technology Partners LLC

David Gelbaum, CEO, Entech Solar

Hamid Abbasi, Senior Institute Engineer, Gas Technology Institute (GTI)

David Phillips, Associate Vice President for Energy and Sustainability, UC Office of the President (UCOP)

Roland Winston, UC Solar Director and Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Natural Sciences, UC Merced

Umesh Mishra, UC Solar Co-Director and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Santa Barbara

Matthew Law, UC Solar Co-Director and Director of the Center for Solar Energy, UC Irvine

Alfredo Martinez-Morales, UC Solar Co-Director and Managing Director of the Southern California-Research Initiative for Solar Energy (SC-RISE), UC Riverside

Thanks to the generosity of our Sponsors, there is no cost to attend this year’s symposium. Breakfast and lunch are included.

To register for the 2016 UC Solar Research Symposium, click here. Space is limited, so be sure to register early. If you encounter any difficulty registering, please contact UC Solar Administrative Analyst Robyn Lukens at or 209-228-2988.


If you need assistance, please contact UC Solar Administrative Analyst Robyn Lukens at or 209-228-2988.