Vanderbilt alum, co-founder of Ubiquitous Energy, named to “Forbes” 30 under 30
Posted in NEWS on Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Vanderbilt University School of Engineering alum, Miles Barr, is one of five VU alums to be named to Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30.” The list highlights the brightest stars under the age of 30 who are making waves in categories such as finance, technology, education and energy.
Barr, who received a bachelor of engineering degree from Vanderbilt in 2006, is the co-founder of Ubiquitous Energy, which creates a transparent coating that converts light into electricity. Barr’s invention allows any surface to become an energy producer without impacting its appearance. According to Forbes, “This means one day soon, your smartphone could charge itself with just a little bit of light.” Barr received a bachelor of engineering degree from Vanderbilt in 2006.
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