FORA.tv Speaker - Howard Clearfield

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Biography

Howard M. Clearfield is the Chief Technology Officer at G24 Innovations, Ltd., a personalized solar energy start-up company specializing in flexible dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC). His solar energy experience includes positions at OptiSolar, Inc. as Director of Product Development, and at The Dow Chemical Company, where he installed at 210 kW solar farm that has produced over 750 MW-hr of renewable energy. Prior to entering the solar energy field, Clearfield was Global Leader of Technical Services and Applications Development for Dow's LUMATION* Light-Emitting Polymers (LEPs). His group's responsibilities included strategic marketing, customer technical support, and development/transfer of industrial ink processing techniques.

He was also on the start-up team for Intarsia Corporation, a Silicon Valley company that produced thin film (passive) integrated circuits, from 1997 to 1999. From 1989 to 1996, he worked at IBM where his experience in thin film processing included projects ranging from fundamental studies of metal/polyimide interfaces to building thin film multichip module substrates for System 390 mainframe computers. He obtained a Ph.D. in Materials Science from The University of Wisconsin in 1985.

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Beyond Sunny Memories

04.21.10 | 01:18:03 min | 2 comments