News for 2019
New open access publishing options went live today in the
The Editorial Board of the Applied Physics Express (APEX) has selected Matt Wong's article as a "Spotlights" article.
Lighting R&D Student Poster and Design Competition: The DOE Lighting R&D Workshop is set to take place Jan 28-30 in San Diego.
September 4, 2019
28 August 2019
Congratulations to Ryan Anderson for making the Editor's Picks in the Optics Express!
Event: AAAFM-UCLA International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials
Date: August 21, 2019
Location: Northwest Auditorium/Carnesale Commons, UCLA
Toward a Better Battery
UCSB representatives at the 13th International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors 2019 (ICNS-13), hosted in Bellevue, Washington, Seattle’s Eastside.
June 25th 2019, Université Toulouse III
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 WHAT: Shuji Nakamura, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics for inventing energy-efficient LED bulbs, will be presented with an honorary doctoral degree from UMass Lowell by Chancellor Jacquie Moloney before delivering the university’s annual Tripathy Endowed Memorial Lecture. LED bulbs emit bright white light that saves energy by producing light approximately 90 percent more efficiently than incandescent light bulbs.
Ereztech, a leading organometallic specialty chemical manufacturer, awards three $1,500 fellowships to well deserving students and post-docs pursuing careers in organometallic chemistry that have distinguished themselves in organometallic related fields. For details on the Ereztech Young Organometallic Scientists Award, click on the link: https://ereztech.com/award/
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.
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
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.
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
Professor of Materials and Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Director,
Solid State Lighting and Energy Center University of California Santa Barbara
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).
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.