Colin Touhey

Colin Touhey is the CEO and founder of Pvilion, a solar technology development firm in NYC. Pvilion started in 2011 integrating solar cells and fabrics, manufacturing tents that produce electricity. Combining aesthetics and functionality, Pvilion specializes in the design and engineering of lightweight, beautiful products. Mr. Touhey has developed technologies, products and designs for organizations such as US Army, Google, Carnegie Hall, Foray Medical, and Tommy Hilfiger.

Before founding Pvilion, Mr. Touhey attended Phillips Academy Andover and Trinity College, where he studied Electrical Engineering. He won the Theodore Blakeslee Award for Electrical Engineering, was awarded a NASA grant for his design of underwater power-generating turbines, and recently was recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 for Energy.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4862‑1 Fall 2017
Wired Skin
Todd Dalland, Robert Lerner, Colin Touhey Syllabus Tech Elective
115 Avery
TU 3 PM - 5 PM
Full Semester
3 Points
A4862‑1 Fall 2016
Todd Dalland, Robert Lerner, Colin Touhey Syllabus TECH ELECTIVE
TU 3 PM - 5 PM
3 Points
This website uses cookies as well as similar tools and technologies to understand visitors' experiences. By continuing to use this website, you consent to Columbia University's usage of cookies and similar technologies, in accordance with the Columbia University Website Cookie Notice.