University of Arkansas

03/23/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/23/2017 00:11

Seminar: The Future of Solar Energy

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Rajendra Singh

The Electrochemical Society student chapter will be hosting a seminar as a part of Distinguished Guest Lecture Series for undergraduate and graduate students at 5 p.m. April 12 in 2267 Bell Engineering. Rajendra Singh, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Clemson University will be their honored guest speaker.

During the seminar, introduction of solar cell technology and its impact on our daily life will be discussed. New developments and challenges pertaining to these renewable energy systems will additionally be explained (politic and socio-economic aspects).

Singh is a nationally recognized specialist in the field of solar cell technology. On April 17, 2014, he was honored by former U.S. President Barack Obama, as a White House 'Champion of Change for Solar Deployment' for his leadership in advancing photovoltaic technology. Singh's research is primarily focused on rapid thermal processing, gate electronics, superconductivity, solar cells, thermoelectric devices, nanotechnology, local DC electricity, etc. For more information, contact [email protected].

About the Electrochemical Society Chapter: The ECS student chapter at University of Arkansas was formed in Fall, 2014. ECS's objectives are:

  • To advance the theory and practice of electrochemistry, solid-state science and allied subjects
  • To encourage research and dissemination of knowledge in these fields

Advisers are Rick Wise, Ingrid Fritsch, and Hameed Naseem.

Visit the society's blog at for keeping track of new updates and the calendar of events for 2016-17. Information about ECS can be found at

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