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 ResearchOne 2008 exhibition
ResearchOne Preview

USF has been in the national headlines recently due to its research into the Gulf oil disaster—but that’s not the only area USF is making advancements in. The University is making plans for “Research One,” a week-long event that celebrates the work of USF faculty, staff and student researchers and scholars, from science to the arts, petroleum to poetry! University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has a preview.

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

National Science Foundation rankings mentioned in report



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