RISE 2019 Conference

Transforming University Engagement In Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico

Richard Perez

Senior Research Associate

University at Albany, State University of New York


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Richard Perez leads solar energy research at U. Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. He sits on the Advisory Board of the George Washington University’s Solar Institute, and has served multiple terms on the board of the American Solar Energy Society and as associate editor of Solar Energy Journal. He has produced over 250 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. He holds US patents on energy storage, and load management using photovoltaics. He has received several international awards including a Certificate for Outstanding Research from the USDOE, the American Solar Energy Society’s Charles Greeley Abbot Award; the First International Building and Daylight Award from the Velux Foundation, and the International Solar Energy Society’s Farrington Daniels Award, for outstanding contributions in science, technology and engineering of solar energy applications which lead to enhancing our world and the conditions of human kind.