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SPF2050 is hiring a postdoc!
January 10, 2022

We're looking to hire a postdoc to work at the UT Austin site. Please click here to learn more about the expectations and procedure to express your interest.

Three additional members join!
December 2, 2021

Our latest members who've joined the board and attended our recent IAB meeting are BMW, Tesla and Shell! We're thrilled that with the addition of these three companies we now have a total to 17 member companies in the IAB!

SPF2050 hosts first IAB meeting
November 3, 2021

Thank you to everyone who attended the kick off meeting for Phase III of our IUCRC! We can't wait to get underway on the projects that were selected and are looking forward to a productive year ahead.

Two new members join the IAB
October 29, 2021

We are proud to welcome Dow Chemical and Sunnova to SPF2050! Dow and Sunnova join an exciting and growing list of companies making up our Advisory Board.

Toledo Solar joins the IAB
October 13, 2021

We're thrilled to announce that the latest company to join our growing IAB is Toledo Solar. Looking forward to working with you all!

Membership update -- three more join!
October 6, 2021

Yotta Energy, Ameresco and HB Fuller are the latest companies to become members in SPF2050! We have an exciting group of companies with more on the way. We can't wait to see everyone and set our research portfolio for the next year in a few weeks at our Fall IAB meeting. 

A new batch of members
September 23, 2021

We've got a few new member companies to celebrate! CTF Solar, UbiQD, Electroninks and NovaCentrix are the latest companies to officially join SPF2050. Welcome everyone!

Welcome to SPF2050!
September 1, 2021

Welcome to our new members! Sivananthan Laboratories, First Solar, 5N Plus and Power Roll have recently joined the Center officially. We're looking forward to working with you all. 

Fall 2021 IAB Meeting (November 2, 2021)
August 24, 2021

Our IAB meeting date is set! Please look forward to receiving more detailed information soon about the meeting.

Welcome to our new web page
August 19, 2021

With our new Center name and a new focus on working towards a carbon neutral future, we've put together a new website as well. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please go ahead and send us a note.

Phase III IUCRC Officially Approved
July 1, 2021

It's official! NSF has approved our Center for a Phase III award and with a new award comes a new name. As of today, we are now SPF2050: The Center for a Solar Powered Future! We're looking forward to meeting with you all soon to kick off the new research portfolio.

Congratulations to Dr. Yangning Zhang
April 19, 2021

Congrats Yangning! Yangning successfully defended her dissertation today and will officially graduate next month. Yangning is planning to continue her studies and will be working as a postdoc in Toronto later this year.

Looking for older news?
January 1, 2021

Further news articles from previous years can be accessed by highlighting the News section of the toolbar at the top of the page and selecting a previous year. Click here for 2020.