May 21, 2019

SSLEEC's Principle Development Engineer Michael Iza receives a certificate for completing UCSB's Supervisory Certificate Program at the Chancellor's Staff Celebration Luncheon on May 21, 2019. 

April 24, 2019

The inaugural Founder's Chairs in Chemical Engineering: Professor Mike Gordon (front row, left), Professor Scott Shell (front row, right). Back row: Rod Alferness, dean of CoE; Duncan Mellichamp; Chancellor Henry Yang

April 19, 2019

The University of Perugia awarded the Honorary Doctorate in Energy and Sustainable Development to prof. Shuji Nakamura: with LEDs has revolutionized the world of light.

April 04, 2019

ESE Seminars & Events

The Jack Keil Wolf Lecture in Electrical and Systems Engineering


Jack Keil Wolf Lecture

Thursday, January 24, 2019

3pm, Reception to Follow


Shuji Nakamura

Professor of Materials and Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Director,

Solid State Lighting and Energy Center University of California Santa Barbara

March 20, 2019

March 19, 2019

Two UCSB students explained their work with LED and laser lighting within UCSB’s Technology, Solid State Lighting, and Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC). 

Photo by Matt Perko, UCSB
February 04, 2019
Shuji Nakamura, Awarded Nobel Prize In Physics In 2014, Interviewed By CleanTechnica


#GuidingLight's spectacular final event took place in the UAE on Wednesday (January 9, 2018) and was attended by dignitaries, stakeholders and social media influencers.
January 14, 2019

Last month, the Zayed Sustainability Prize (aka Zayed Future Energy Prize) launched Guiding Light, an inspirational, five-country, month-long campaign that shared Sheikh Zayed’s vision of sustainability and humanitarianism with the world. Its trans-continental #GuidingLight journey reached its grand finale at Masdar Park, in the UAE. This project lit-up 5 countries with 10,000 solar lanterns to off-grid communities across the world. See event photos below.