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Solar Power Research at MIT
Michael Rogol (MIT)
Presentation of research directions in solar energy at MIT from Michael Rogol, the vastly experienced editor of Photon International magazine (see bio).
Michael Rogol is an analyst with MIT's Laboratory for Energy & Environment and Managing Director of Photon Consulting.
focuses on emerging trends in the energy sector and his
recent work includes detailed reports on solar power (Solar Annual 2006: The Gun has Gone Off and Sun screen: Investment Opportunities in Solar Power) based on a global review of several hundred solar power companies.
Michael's background in energy includes more than a decade of experience as a management consultant to large energy players with McKinsey & Co
, Cambridge Energy Research Associates
and Washington Policy & Analysis
Outside the energy sector, Michael
has worked in politics (previously Special Assistant for Policy
for the 1992 Republican Platform Committee
, Executive Director of Powell'96
, member of George W. Bush's
2000 High Tech Advisory Committee) and in entertainment (producer of 20 20 20 series of documentary films on Asian youth culture for CLSA and previously host of a prime-time show on Korea's top TV network, KBS).
Academically, Michael holds an MBA from MIT and a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and was a Henry Luce East Asian Scholar in Korea.
He is pursuing a PhD in Engineering Systems at MIT and serves as a member of the Admission Committee for MIT's MBA program.