Miles Barr, PhD is co-founder and CEO of Ubiquitous Energy. Barr has led the development of next generation solar technologies for the past decade. For his innovations, Barr has been named a MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35; Forbes 30 under 30 in Energy; and winner of the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize. Barr holds a PhD from MIT in Chemical Engineering and bachelor’s degrees from Vanderbilt University in Chemical Engineering, Math, and Music.
Ian Millard, PhD is VP of Engineering at Ubiquitous Energy. Millard has worked extensively in the development of OLED display technologies and materials for organic electronics over the past two decades. This has included materials and device R&D at Cambridge Display Technologies, pilot process and manufacturing at OSRAM Semiconductor, and equipment development at Kateeva. He is a graduate of Leicester University and holds a PhD in Physics from University of Cambridge.
Damon Hess is VP of Sales at Ubiquitous Energy. Hess has served on executive teams of startups Pixelworks, Pervasive Displays, and CollegeNet. He has built high-tech component sales channels and support organizations in the Americas, Europe, and two offices in China. A fluent Chinese speaker, Hess majored in Chinese Studies at Whittier College and earned a master’s degree in Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
Veeral Hardev is Director of Business Development at Ubiquitous Energy. Hardev has over a decade of experience commercializing novel nano-materials products for the electronics industry. This includes his time at Nanosys, Inc. where he led materials development, product management, and business development. Hardev holds a MBA from the Berkeley Haas School of Business, a BS in Materials Science, and a BA in Economics from UCLA.
Richa Pandey, PhD is Principal Scientist at Ubiquitous Energy. Pandey has worked at the forefront of organic photovoltaic device development for the past decade. She currently leads the company’s R&D efforts to optimize device performance by focusing on materials engineering and device physics. She holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota under Russell Holmes and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.
Rachel Molaro, PhD is Director of Application Development at Ubiquitous Energy. Molaro is an expert in development of processes, equipment, and materials for novel thin film electronics. Her technical and project management expertise enables the company to rapidly prototype and scale new device designs for commercial applications. She holds a PhD from MIT under Vladimir Bulović and Karen Gleason and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.
FOUNDERS & SCIENTIFIC ADVISORS
Vladimir Bulović, PhD is a co-founder of Ubiquitous Energy. Bulović is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Associate Dean for Innovation at MIT. Bulovic has launched a number of technology companies that have successfully commercialized research from his group, including Kateeva and QD Vision. Bulovic is an inventor of over 50 patents in the field of organic optoelectronics and holds a BSE and PhD from Princeton University.
Richard Lunt, PhD is a co-founder of Ubiquitous Energy. Lunt is a professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Michigan State University and is an expert in excitonic materials for solar energy and thin-film electronics. Lunt has won the NSF CAREER Award, a DuPont Young Professor Award, and a MassCEC Catalyst Award. He holds a BChE from the University of Delaware and a PhD from Princeton University.