On Television

USF Physics Professor Xiaomei Jiang shows off prototypes of SolarWindow technology.
New Solar Windows
A new form of technology that could change the way we look at solar energy has been created in the lab of a USF physics professor. University Beat on WUSF-TV shines a light on the first-of-its kind transparent solar window that’s capable of generating electricity.

On the Radio

USF College of Marine Science Dean William Hogarth talks at kick-off of USF's ResearchOne

USF highlights its efforts in science and innovation this week during the annual “ResearchOne” celebration. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you highlights from Monday’s kick-off event, which focused on the pivotal role USF marine scientists have played in investigating the Gulf oil disaster.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

At a press conference unveiling the new SolarWindow prototype, New Energy Technologies Inc. President/CEO John Conklin updates the progress in the development of the technology and what’s next. He also talks about the advantages of SolarWindow compared to current solar technology.

Valerie McDevitt, Assistant Vice President for Research in USF’s Division of Patents & Licensing, talks about how arrangements between USF and private companies benefit the University, its students and the community. She also speaks about how many products and ideas developed at USF come through her office.


For more information

Dr. Xiaomei Jiang’s website

New Energy Technologies Inc. website

Lynn Cooil, USF TRAIN (The Research Administration Improvement Network)
lcooil@research.usf.edu 813-974-8124

Schedule of ResearchOne events

Preview of USF-sponsored Gulf Oil Spill Conference, Feb 9-11, 2011

USF Gulf Oil Spill Information Center



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