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John G. Linvill Distinguished Seminar on Electronic Systems Technology

Internet of Things and Internet of Energy for Connecting at Any Time and Any Place
Monday, January 14, 2019 - 4:30pm
Hewlett 200
Dr. Hiroshi Amano (Nagoya University) 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics
Abstract / Description: 

In this presentation, I would like to discuss with you how to establish a sustainable and smart society through the internet of energy for connecting at any time and any place. I suspect that you have heard the phrase, "Internet of Energy" less often. The meaning of this phrase is simple. Because of a ubiquitous energy transmission system, you do not need to worry about a shortage of electric power. One of the most important items for establishing a sustainable society is [...]

"Inaugural Linvill Distinguished Seminar on Electronic Systems Technology," EE News, July 2018



Dr. Hiroshi Amano is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Nagoya University, Japan. He is also Director of the Center for Integrated Research of Future Electronics (CIRFE) at the Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS) and Director of the Akasaki Research Center at Nagoya University. Prof. Amano received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Nagoya University in 1989. Prof. Amano's PhD research on fundamentals of GaN growth and first pn junctions led to the revolution in LED lighting and awarding of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics which he shared with Akasaki and Nakamura.