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From Lab to Life: Developing Energy Technologies

Ravi Prasher is the Division Director of Energy Storage and Distributed Resources division at LBNL. Ravi joined LBNL in June 2015. Prior to joining LBNL, Ravi was the VP of product development of Sheetak Inc., a startup developing solid state thermoelectric energy converters. Ravi earlier worked as one of the first program directors at ARPA-E. At ARPA-E, Ravi created the BEET-IT (on cooling/heating of buildings) and HEATS (on thermal storage) programs. Prior to joining ARPA-E, Ravi was the technology development manager of thermal management group at Intel. He was also an adjunct professor in the school of engineering at ASU from 2005 – 2013.


Free and open to the public. Register by the Monday before the talk for a free lunch at UC Berkeley. The CITRIS Research Exchange Seminar Series is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale research issues. Each one-hour seminar starts at 12pm Pacific time and is hosted live in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus (*unless otherwise noted).
The complete schedule for the fall is at https://citris-uc.org/fall-2015-citris-research-exchange-seminar-series/
Live broadcast at http://video.citris.berkeley.edu/playlists/webcast/.
Ask questions live on Twitter: #CITRISRE.  All talks may be viewed on
our YouTube channel.

Live webcasting of each CITRIS Research Exchange seminar is available at these CITRIS campuses:

CITRIS @ Davis: 1127 Kemper Hall, College of Engineering, UC Davis
CITRIS @ Merced: Science & Engineering II, Room 302, UC Merced
CITRIS @ Santa Cruz: Room 595B, Engineering 2 Building, Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz