Atwater Research Group

Illuminating the intersection of nanophotonics and energy

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  • Harry Atwater and the Resnick Sustainability Institute featured on

    Professor Atwater discusses the mainstream adoption of solar energy, its existing hurdles, and how the Resnick Sustainability Institute is bridging the gap between renewable energy research and industry implementation. Read the article here.

  • Harry Atwater Speaks at KPCC’s Public Radio Event

    On Tuesday, March 10th, Professor Atwater spoke at the Crawford Family Forum event, “NEXT: Solar Power – Energy of the Future?” with host, Mat Kaplan. Dr. Atwater served on a panel of solar energy experts alongside Paul Basore, Director of the Materials Applications and Performance Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and J.R. DeShazo, […]

  • Harry Atwater Featured in TIME Magazine Article

    TIME Magazine published an article in its March 2015 edition featuring quotes from Professor Atwater. The article, “A Burst of Energy: Inside the World’s Largest Solar Power Plant”, discusses the future of utility-scale solar power plants in America. Anyone with an online subscription to TIME Magazine can read the article by Josh Sanborn now.

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