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Philanthropist and clean energy advocate Tom Steyer to come to UCSB to discuss the real urgency of confronting climate change.
Date: 04/28/2014
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
The Institute for Energy Efficiency received a $19 million dollar grant from the stimulus bill for research in energy efficiency.
Date: 04/29/2009
Type: News
Steven DenBaars, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been working on LED lights for 20 years. In his lab, DenBaars is already onto the next big thing: Replacing a substantial portion of indoor lights, and the archaic bulb and socket infrastructure on which they depend, with lasers.
Date: 11/13/2013
Type: Article, News
Institute researchers have recently demonstrated an alternative to light emitting diodes (LEDs).
Date: 10/30/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Tags: droop, LED, UCSB
HyperSolar, Inc., the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced that it has extended its sponsored research agreement with UCSB through July of 2014.
Date: 01/16/2014
Type: News
Tags: UCSB
Institute faculty member Umesh Mishra.
Institute faculty member Umesh Mishra's start-up company, Transphorm, has come up with a set of chips that could substantially curb power consumption in computers, electric cars, motors and other appliances.
Date: 02/23/2011
Type: Article
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The Institute for Energy Efficiency announces its fifth cohort of graduate student fellows receiving the Frenkel Fellowship.
Date: 09/11/2013
Type: News
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The Institute for Energy Efficiency announces its fourth cohort of graduate student fellows receiving the Frenkel Fellowship.
Date: 10/12/2012
Type: News
UC Santa Barbara’s Institute for Energy Efficiency will play a lead role in a $110 million federal program to develop new electronic products using the next generation of chip technology. -
Date: 07/28/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Photonics
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In this Issue: News on low-carbon technologies, increasing the efficiency of gas turbine engines, solid state lighting breakthroughs, a new ARPA-E award and more.
Date: 12/16/2013
Type: News
Tags: UCSB

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