is a Research Professor in the
Atmospheric Sciences Research Center
at the State University of New York at Albany,
where he directs applied research and teaches in the fields of
solar radiation, and solar energy applications, and daylighting.
He has master's (University of Paris) and doctoral (SUNY-Albany) degrees
in atmospheric sciences and an undergraduate degree in electrotechnics
from the University of Nice in France.
Two of his noted contributions to the field of solar energy are:
- Identifying the potential of photovoltaic power generation to meet the
electrical power demand of large cities in non traditional solar regions
such as the northeastern United States.
- The development of models which have been incorporated in standard
solar energy and daylighting calculation practice around the world.
Dr. Perez sits on the Advisory Board of the
GW Solar Insititute
at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He has served multiple
terms on the board of the
American Solar Energy Society
and has served on the advisory board of
Dr. Perez has produced over 200 journal articles, conference papers and
technical reports and holds two U.S. patents on methods of load management
using photovoltaics. He has received several international awards including
a Certificate for Outstanding Research from the
U.S. Department of Energy
ASES's highest award: the Charles Greeley Abbot Award, and the
Daylight and Building Component Award
My 2011 AMS Summer Community Meeting Presentation
to view the abstract
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The content of this profile was last updated 8 August 2011
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