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Ongoing Research Projects

Thermal Device Application and Characterization

The Thermal Device Application and Characterization laboratory is exploring transport properties of thermoelectric materials, the synthesis and characterization of thermoelectric materials, system design, fabrication and testing of thermoelectric devices, and segmented and cascaded devices. 

Bi2Te3 Skutterudites Half-Heusler Alloys

-Body heat harvesting

-Body cooling

-High COP and cooling application


-CoSb3 Skutterudites

-Mid-temperature power generators

-Waste heat recovery systems

-Different types of half-Heusler compounds

-Waste heat recovery

-High temperature power generators



Solar Module Application and Characterization


Low Temperature Fabrication of Flexible High Efficiency Perovskite Photovoltaic Modules for Energy Harvesting Applications Biophysical investigations on additive manufactured nanoscale biosensors and biological materials

Sponsor: US Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

Collaborator: Nanosonic, Inc

Research: Develop highly efficient and stable flexible perovskite solar module by using scalable printing technique.

  • Flexible perovskite solar module;
  • High Stability and conversion efficiency;
  • Large dimension and scalable printing technique.

Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Research: Establish the communication between the biological system and the electrical response output and use analytical models to elucidate the electronic structure of biosensor-systems.

  • Quantifying electronic behavior
  • Simulation and mathematical modeling
  • 3D printing hybrid films