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Solar Power is a Computer and Other Reasons to Stay in School

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 7:00pm
Ware College House, McClelland Hall

John Ross Cromer, MEAM '06: Owner of Voltmate LLC: 

Trading a career in oil refining for solar power entrepreneurship, John-Ross Cromer has spearheaded industry growth by dismantling market barriers to entry. His solar power design programs have been taught to engineers and architects in all 50 states.  Aided by strategic partnerships, he designed and installed the largest solar array in Mississippi, doubling the entire state'a installed capacity, and is booked for a repeat performance next year.  His latest venture Voltmate aims to disrupt the entire renewable energy sales market.  And he willingly credits the undergraduate math, science, and entrepreneurship courses currently offered by Penn engineering.