Diversity in Clean Energy (DICE)

Diversity in Clean Energy (DICE) is a student-led organization focused on diversity and equal opportunity in clean tech. DICE facilitates connections between students and professionals in cleantech by holding brown bag lunch meetings with industry speakers once a month and by hosting career talks over coffee with Clean Energy Institute seminar speakers.

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 Officers

Faculty Advisor

Prof. Christine Luscombe (luscombe@uw.edu)

Upcoming Events

  • 4/3 – Energy Hour with Anna Edwards from Doosan GridTech, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, MolES 115.
  • 4/12 – Career Coffee with Dr. Johanna Wolfson, Principal at the Prime Impact Fund, 3:00 – 3:50 AM, MolES 315.
  • 4/17 – Career Coffee with Professor Lynn Loo, Director of Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, 9:00 – 10:00 AM, MolES 115.
  • 4/17 – DiCE Community Lunch, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, MolES 115.
  • 4/17 – Molecular Engineering and Sciences Seminar with Dice Hosted Speaker Lynn Loo, Princeton University, 1:00 – 2:00 PM, NanoES 181.
  • 4/26 – Career Coffee with Professor Ian Dobson, Iowa State University, 10:30 – 11:30 AM, MolES 315.
  • 5/2 – Career Coffee with Dr. Jennifer Garbi, Program Director of ARPA- E, 10:00 – 11:00 AM, MolES 315, Hosted with UW WCS.
  • 5/3 – Career Coffee with Prof. Elsa Reichmanis, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10:30 -11:30 AM, MolES 315.
  • 5/3 – Clean Energy Institute Seminar with DiCE Hosted Speaker Prof. Elsa Reichmanis, Georgia Institute of Technology, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, NanoES 181.
  • 5/15 – DiCE Community Lunch, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, MolES 115.
  • 5/22 – General Meeting, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, MolES 115.
  • 5/24 – Transitioning to Clean Energy Careers Industry Panels and Networking, 4:00 – 8:00 PM, NanoES 181, Co Hosted with the Electrochemical Society.
  • 6/5 – Energy Hour with Laura McCarty, Organized Energy Markets and Energy Trading Risk Management Strategic Advisor and Project Manager, 12:0o PM – 1:00 PM, MolES 115.

Past Events

  • Professional Development Series (4 parts) with Jen Barnes (OneEnergy Renewables) and Dr. Malin Young (PNNL)
  • Student Panel from the Institute for Science and Math Education (ISME) 3-4
  • Introduce a Girl to Photonics
  • Strengthening STEM through Diversity
  • DiCE Networking Night

Past Invited Speakers

  • Mikhaila Gonzales – SparkNorthwest
  • Carol Weis – Remote Energy
  • Tyler O’Farrell – Puget Sound Energy
  • Renee Gastineau, Becca Gillespie, & Kathryn Oseen-Senda – UniEnergy Technologies
  • Kristin Martinez, Jennifer Barnes, Gia Clark – OneEnergy Renewables
  • Alex Byrne- DNV GL
  • Jeanette Fiess – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Morgan Mielenz & Nitin Manchanda – Energy Hippo
  • Chloe Fabien – Modern Electron
  • Sarah Fredrick, Senior Research Scientist – EnerG2
  • Dawn Lehman – UW Professor
  • Eve Riskin – Associate Dean of Diversity and Access in the College of Engineering
  • Dirk Weiss – First Solar
  • Renee Gastineau – CEI
  • Prof. Christine Luscombe – University of Washington
  • Dr. Jessica Koehne – NASA Ames Research Center
  • Melanie Roberts – Former AAAS Fellow
  • Prof. Kameshwar Poolla – UC Berkeley
  • Stephanie Celt and Sameer Ranade – BlueGreen Alliance
  • Prof. Tom Meyer – UNC
  • Prof. Dan Steingart – Princeton
  • Prof. Michael McGehee – Stanford
  • Kristine Parra – University of Washington
  • Prof. Donna Nelson – University of Oklahoma
  • Prof. Malika Jeffries-El – Boston University
  • Prof. Jean-Luc Bredas – Georgia Tech
  • Takayuki Homma – Waseda University