For over a decade, Mr. Patrick T. Sargent, Vice President of Engineering and Product Development, has played an important role in seamlessly integrating our electricity-generating liquid coatings into a brand new generation of self-charging products powered by SolarWindow.
Mr. Sargent brings special expertise to transferring the electricity generated by our liquid coatings to power various products, devices, and systems. He is a SolarWindow co-inventor of record in this area, and has developed numerous engineering, financial, design, and power production modeling systems to support commercial product development and manufacturing.
Patrick has nearly two decades of high-tech product design and development experience, launching his career as a Mechanical Engineering Consultant and subsequently working at Lucent Technologies and Fujitsu Network Communications where he designed fiber optical packet networks for trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific telephony network carriers.
In the solar-glass industry, Mr. Sargent joined Asahi Glass Company, a $14 billion industry leader. At AGC’s Flat Glass business division he was appointed Photovoltaics Cover Technology Leader for the North American Solar Business Unit, eventually assuming leadership for Market Intelligence & Governmental Relations at AGC Solar North America. As Director of Solar Market Intelligence for Asahi’s Solar Business Unit, he’s credited with the award of millions of dollars in grants, and for successfully performing predictive intelligence which correctly forecast market behavior.
A degreed mechanical engineer, Mr. Patrick T. Sargent earned his Mechanical and Industrial Engineering undergraduate degrees from Georgia Tech University and subsequently his MBA at Kennesaw State University. He is a charter member and board member of the Tennessee chapter of SEIA and a member of GSEA and GANA, where he often entertains speaking engagements. He holds certifications with Six Sigma and NABCEP.