Solar photovoltaic array on the roof of the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center

The Department of Energy (DOE) established a University Center of Excellence for Photovoltaics Research and Education (UCEP) at Georgia Tech in 1992, one of two such centers in the United States. The Center, under the direction of Dr. Ajeet Rohatgi, reports through Georgia Tech’s Office of Interdisciplinary Programs. The mission of the Center is to improve the fundamental understanding of the science and technology of advanced PV devices, to fabricate record high efficiency solar cells, to provide training and enrich the educational experience of students in this field, and to give the U.S. a competitive edge by providing guidelines to industry and the DOE for achieving cost-effective and high-efficiency PV devices.

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Ajeet Rohatgi
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777 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0250

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