She has worked with SEmI since 1996 and spent 10
years working on international standards, eventually serving as director of the SEmI International
Standards Program. Since 2008, she has managed
the global photovoltaic initiatives and activities of
the SEmI Pv Group, which serves the photovoltaic
Yellot Award Winner: ALEJANdRo PALomINo
university of Florida’s ASES student chapter since
2007. he organized last year’s Gainesville National
Solar Tour and will run it again this fall. Palomino is a member of his school’s Solar decathlon
team, which will compete this summer in madrid.
he has also interned with Solar Impact, a Florida
ALISoN G. KWoK, Ph.d., AIA, LEEd AP, is professor of architecture at the university of oregon.
She is also author of the Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic
Design, with Walter Grondzik. Kwok has served
in several capacities and as a board member
for the Architectural Research Centers Consortium, as past president of the Society of Building Science Educators, is a member of several
AShRAE committees and is a member of the
u.S. Green Building Council’s Formal Education Committee.
She has received the ASES Women in Solar Energy Award and
the university of oregon’s Faculty Excellence Award. Kwok has
lectured and given workshops in the u. K., China, Korea, Japan
and throughout the united States.
RIChARd PEREz is a research professor at the university at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, where he directs
applied research and teaches in the fields of solar radiation,
solar energy applications and daylighting. he sits on the advisory board of the GW Solar Insititute at George Washington
university in Washington, d. C., and has served multiple terms
on the ASES Board. he has produced more than 200 journal
articles, conference papers and technical reports and holds two
u. S. patents on methods of load management using photovoltaics. he has received several international awards including a
Certificate for outstanding Research from the u. S. department
of Energy and the Charles Greeley Abbot Award from ASES.
mARGo T mCdoNALd teaches building energy courses, historic
preservation and design and is a registered architect in ore-
gon. She is a doctoral candidate in the geography department
at the university of California at Santa Barbara, where she is
refining a climate classification system for passive and low
energy buildings in California. She is the faculty advisor for the
sustainable environments minor, an interdisciplinary degree
program that received an AIA/Committee on the Environment
eco-literacy award in may 2005. In 2006, she was appointed
chair of the u.S. Green Building Council’s Formal Education
Committee and elected to the ASES Board of directors, where
she now serves as chair. She has also served as as chair and
vice-chair of the ASES Solar Buildings division. Can Solar Customers Find Your Business?
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