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Sarah Kurtz

Professor, Department Chair (MSE) and Graduate Program Chair (MBSE)
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Research Interests: 
  • Understanding trends of growth of renewable energy and research issues that need to be tackled to support continued improvements
  • Identifying the latest research challenges as the solar industry is growing rapidly and addressing these through partnerships with companies
  • Understanding performance of PV systems and how the performance of the system and the grid it feeds into can be improved
  • Understanding and addressing reliability issues with PV systems
  • Ph.D., 1985 – Harvard University, chemical physics
  • B.A., 1979 - Manchester College, chemistry and physics