Solar Decathlon is focused on providing students with unique training that prepares them for the clean energy workforce. Since 2002, more than 20,000 students have participated in U.S. Solar Decathlon competitions.
These alumni profiles showcase how Solar Decathlon has impacted their professional paths and the diversity of their careers.
Career: Architectural Engineering
Hannah Blake, 2020 Build Challenge Team School: University of Colorado Boulder Degree: Engineering with Architectural Engineering, Sustainability Concentration, and Energy Engineering Minor Solar Decathlon Team Role: Project Manager and Team Co-founder
Career: Energy Engineer
Michael Wong, 2020 Build Challenge team School: University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science, Environmental Engineering Solar Decathlon Team Role: Energy Analysis Student Team Lead
Ryan Manthei, 2020 Build Challenge team School: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada Degree: Master of Architecture Solar Decathlon Team Role: Student Team Lead
Career: Project Engineer
Janae Thomas, 2020 Build Challenge team
School: Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
Degree: Construction Management
Solar Decathlon Team Role: Project Manager
Visit the Solar Decathlon YouTube playlist to view all the career profiles.