Oracle Chairman Jeff Henley and Wife Judy Gift $50 Million US to UC Santa Barbara

May 29, 2012 10:15 PM EST By: Jennifer Rocha

Generous gift to be used for The Institute for Energy Efficiency, a collaborative research campus at UCSB, and the school’s College of Engineering

Mr. Henley is a 1966 graduate of UCSB, and his wife is an honorary alum of the university.  The Institute for Energy Efficiency (IEE) houses leading scientists and researchers from around the world in the areas of materials, computing, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, control systems, and solid state lighting.  The IEE will receive $30 Million, with $20 Million allotted to UCSB’s School of Engineering.

UCSB’s Technology & Industry Alliances Office will be presenting three energy–focused innovations at next month’s TechConnect World Partner Summit June 19-21.  To view the TechConnect Partner Summit program, visit:


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