Energy Research at the University of Washington

2011 Arts & Sciences Spring Lecture: A New Dawn for Solar Energy

Meeting the demand for clean, low-cost energy in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way is one of the defining issues of our time. Solar power can be a big part of the solution; however, ensuring it is affordable and scalable requires significant scientific and engineering breakthroughs. Explore the potential of solar energy and learn how UW researchers are combining basic scientific research in chemistry and physics with the powerful tools of molecular engineering, advanced materials and device design to meet this monumental challenge. This webcast is presented by the UW College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and the UW Alumni Association. See the video at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/player.aspx?mediaid=1872545448