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Investors and analysts will assess the opportunities for start-ups in Photovoltaics and Fuel Cells

Nanotech: From Promise to Reality


Posted on May 07, 2006


Second Annual All Day Symposium

Nanotech: From Promise to Reality

Photovoltaics & Fuel Cells as Alternative Energy Solutions

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 from 8:30am to 5:30pm

Cypress Semiconductor, Bldg 6 (Auditorium), 198 Champion Court, San Jose, CA 95134

Invited speakers represent leading entrepreneurs, academics, industry analysts & venture capitalists in the alternative energy fields of photovoltaics and fuel cells.

  • Peter Fath. Founder, International Solar Energy Research Center, Konstanz Germany
  • Bill Mulligan. Vice President of Research & Technology, SunPower Corporation
  • Eicke Weber. Prof. Materials Science, UC Berkeley; Director Integrated Materials Lab
  • Scott Elrod. Manager Hardware Systems Lab, PARC
  • Slobodan Petrovic. Associate Prof ASU; Vice Pres of Engineering Clear Edge Power
  • K. R. Sridhar. CEO Ion America
  • Jim Kaschmitter. Chairman & CEO Ultracell Corporation
  • Sanjiv Malhotra, CEO & President of Oorja Protonics

Featured Speaker: Meyya Meyyappan
Director, NASA AMES Center for Nanotechnology

Our panel of investors and analysts will assess the opportunities for start-ups in Photovoltaics and Fuel Cells

Panel Moderator: Steve Eglash. Principal, World View Partners


  • Raj Atluru. Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Tom Hauskin. Director Components Practice, Strategies Unlimited
  • Erik Straser. General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures

IEEE Members: $45 Advance Reservation / $55 after May 10th
Non-Members: $65 Advance Reservation / $75 after May 10th
Students: $25

Registration and Information at:

Directions to Cypress Semiconductor Auditorium:

Symposium Chair: or 408-546-8431

Steering Committee Chair: or 408-561-1594

Media Contact:
Nick Massetti
Secretary, IEEE SF Bay Area Nanotechnology Council
408-406-6315 cell

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