paul wright

Paul Wright

Director of the Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI)

Paul K. Wright is the Director of the Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute. BECI is the coordinating hub for energy and climate research at UC Berkeley. BECI fosters collaboration between UC Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and other external partners. The Institute promotes interdisciplinary research by integrating science, technology, business and policy. Paul is also a professor in the Mechanical Engineering department, and holds the A. Martin Berlin Chair. He is also a co-director of the Berkeley Manufacturing Institute (BMI) and co-director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC). From 1995 to 2005 he was the Co-chair of the Management of Technology Program (a joint program with the Haas School of Business).

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