Monday, May 10, 2010
The amount of solar energy that the Earth receives in one hour is more than the energy demand for the entire world for an entire year.
Kind of incredible, isn’t it?
For Reeja Jayan, learning this one fact changed the course of her life entirely.
“It was one of those moments where I thought, ‘why aren’t we using this?’” says Jayan, who was an Electrical Engineering master’s degree student at the time. “It made me start thinking that I should work in this area.”
Read more about Jayan and her solar energy research on the Graduate School website.