Summary: The Magazine of Engineering and the Sciences at UC Santa Barbara
FALL 2007, NINE
More from Less
For the first time, we are devoting the bulk of an issue of Convergence to a single topic. We're
doing so because we believe energy efficiency is of great interest to you, our readers, and
because we want to showcase the work UCSB is doing in the field.
You might not have thought of UCSB as an intellectual and research powerhouse in the
field of energy. But in fact, we are engaged in a significant number of projects and initiatives
related to this critical topic, involving professors and students in both engineering and the
It's largely due to our highly interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial culture here at UCSB that
so many innovations and discoveries are being made in a growing range of areas critical to
the advancement of society, including energy.