Thermal Test Center Manager
Solar Systems Research
Bachelor of Science, College of Engineer, Microelectronic Engineering
Rochester Institute of Technology, 1989
Joe Walters joined the University of Central Florida’s Florida
Solar Energy Center in August of 2008.
Prior to joining FSEC, he was the president of the energy consulting business Renewable Now, LLC. In that position he partnered with Florida solar contractors providing solar design work, project management, marketing and sales support. In that two year period he was responsible for
Prior to Renewable Now, Mr. Walters rose to the position of Eastern
Region Field Process Manager with Lam Research Corporation. Lam
Research, at the time, was the world leader in plasma etch equipment
manufacturing. In his role Joe had several years of customer service
experience in the field. He provided on site support to his customers
developing improvement in process, quality, yield and overall efficiency. As
the semiconductor manufacturing business spread globally his duties
included Staff Engineering duties to solve technically difficult processing
problems around the globe.
His interest in energy, specifically renewable energy, led him to become a Florida certified Energy Rater and a Certifying Agent with the Florida Green Building Coalition. He is the invention holder of two patents.