Professor Matthew Escarra receives NSF CAREER award

Professor Matthew Escarra has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, providing $520,000 over five years in support of his early career research and education vision. The award will support the group’s investigation of tunable and low-loss...

Professor Escarra presents at the CPV-12 conference

Professor Escarra attends the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV-12) from April 25-27 in Freiburg, Germany and presents in the ‘Novel Concepts in CPV’ session. His talk is titled ‘A Hybrid Photovoltaic-photothermal...

Visit to the Solana Generating Station

Prof. Escarra, Qi, and other FOCUS team members paid a visit to the Solana Generating Station, located near Gila Bend, AZ. Solana is a concentrated solar power station that converts sunlight into thermal energy, which can then be stored for later use or immediately...