Inaugural Session on Optoelectronic Materials and Devices

Sivananthan Laboratories, Inc., the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Microphysics Laboratory of UIC, the Shanghai Center for Photovoltaics and EPIR Technologies, Inc. jointly organized the inaugural session of the 2012 International Symposium on Optoelectronic Materials and Devices. The event will take place in Chicago on July 12-13.  The goal of the session is to discuss recent trends and challenges in the fields of solar and infrared photovoltaics, to emphasize the importance of education and job creation in the state of Illinois to reach green energy goals and new breakthroughs in research.