Lawrence Kazmerski, director of theNationalCenterfor Photovoltaics at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will deliver a lecture titledEnergy: Can Technology Help Save Our WorldTuesday (Oct 10) atnoonin the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies atthe University of Notre Dame. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Kazmerski received his doctorate in electrical engineering from Notre Dame and was on the faculty of theUniversityofMainebefore joining the Solar Energy Research Institute, NRELs predecessor.
He has published four books and more than 290 journal papers in the areas of solar cells, thin films, semiconductor materials and devices, surface and interface analysis, scanning probe microscopy, nanoscale technology, high-temperature super-conductivity and semiconductor defects.
Located in Golden,Colo., NREL is the U.S. Department of Energys primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. It is operated for DOE by the Midwest Research Institute and Battelle.
Kazmerskis lecture is sponsored by Notre Dames Provost Office.