Dr. Erik Koepf leads the applications engineering laboratory at DuPont’s Silicon Valley Technology Center (SVTC) in Sunnyvale, CA. At SVTC, Dr. Koepf works with DuPont’s engineering and scientific teams in support of high growth potential materials and applications development projects serving the Silicon Valley customer base, for example in the areas of emerging consumer electronics and next generation high speed communication. Before joining DuPont, Dr. Koepf was a Project Leader at ETH Zurich in the Professorship of Renewable Energy Carriers, and led the European Union Sun-to-Liquid project’s development and demonstration of a 50 kW on-sun thermochemical reactor based on reticulated porous ceramic ceria structures. Dr. Koepf received his Ph.D. from the University of Delaware, and currently serves as Executive Committee Chair for the American Society of Mechanical Engineer’s Solar Energy Division, and as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Science, Math & Engineering at Evergreen Valley College.
Applications Engineering Laboratory Director
DuPont’s Silicon Valley Technology Center