Winston Chung Global Energy Center


    Announcement - Open position for Center Director:

    The University of California, Riverside's (UCR) Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) invites applicants for a tenured Full Professor position who will serve as the Director of the BCOE Winston Chung Global Energy Center, and will contribute meaningfully to the success of future teaching, research, and service accomplishments. The successful candidate will be an outstanding senior faculty member or an industry leader with a proven record in the broad area of Energy Devices and Materials focusing on related topics such as advanced and scalable battery technologies, fuel cells, super capacitors, solar cells, and solar thermal.

    For more information or to apply, visit the AP Recruit website at  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and the position is open until filled. Appointments are expected to begin July 1, 2020.


    To advance solutions for today’s energy storage demands, while developing far-sighted energy storage, generation, and distribution research and energy-use strategies for tomorrow’s applications.


    Bridging the gap between industry and academia, the center will address energy generation, storage, and distribution needs and issues contributing to the economic, social, and environmental health of communities around the world.


    • Foster a premier academic environment of research and discovery in sustainable energy, with a focus on storage issues;
    • Educate a diverse and distinguished engineering workforce that is dedicated to addressing global energy needs;
    • Offer tools and training that will increase the capacity of public and private planners, architects, engineers, utilities and developers to design and build energy-efficient community projects;
    • Build partnerships with global organizations and businesses to foster clean energy storage solutions; and
    • Inspire leadership and community to take action to address energy storage issues in California and the world.

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