PhD in Chemical Engineering. Research interests in renewable energy, especially in low-cost, lightweight and flexible plastic circuits and solar cells, and in energy systems analyses. Sloan Fellowship. Fellow, American Physical Society. Former Fellow, NewWorld Capital Group, a private equity firm that invests in environmental opportunities; currently, Member of its Strategic Advisory Board. One of the top 100 young innovators, Technology Review. Expertise: photovoltaic technologies; materials science; engineering; higher education. Interests: energy and environmental issues; STEM education.