The Institute in the News

  • Mario Paniccia holds Intel's 50Gbps silicon photonics link.
    This video gives an overview of Intel's 50Gbps silicon photonics link, developed in collaboration with Institute Director John Bowers.
    Aug 17 2010
  • A research team led by Institute faculty member Chris Van de Walle believes they have identified the source of absorption loss in green lasers.
    Aug 6 2010
  • The Institute's research grant to establish the Center for Energy Efficient Materials helped boost UCSB's research funding levels to new heights during the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
    Jul 29 2010
  • In collaboration with Institute Director John Bowers, Intel has developed a prototype high-speed optical data link, which is integrated onto silicon. The Silicon Photonics Link supports data transfers at rates of up to 50Gbps, a speed Intel compared to transmitting an entire HD movie every second.
    Jul 28 2010
  • Eucalyptus Systems, a private cloud software vendor founded by Institute faculty member Rich Wolski, recently received $20 million in venture funding. CEO Marten Mickos discusses the influx of funding and the company's two year roadmap.
    Jul 6 2010
  • Michael Grätzel--who recently presented an IEE seminar and is a member of CEEM's Scientific Advisory Board--has been awarded the 2010 Millenium Technology Prize for his invention and development of dye-sensitized solar cells, known as 'Grätzel cells'.
    Jun 29 2010
  • Steve DenBaars, head of the Lighting Solutions Group at the Institute for Energy Efficiency, discusses the inefficiency of the incandescent light bulb.
    Jun 20 2010
  • Distributed Energy reviews Dan Reicher's talk at the recent Santa Barbara Summit for Energy Efficiency.
    May 18 2010
  • Fred Chong and Ricardo Bianchini discuss the importance of energy efficient servers and data centers.
    Feb 10 2010
  • Research awards announced for 12 projects, including Fred Chong's research on energy efficient computing.
    Feb 2 2010

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