Research Projects

MIT Projects (Lead): 

  • Electrically tunable thermal radiation in the near field using ferroelectric materials 
  • Design and optical characterization of wide-angle spectrally selective surfaces for hybrid PV-thermal systems 

MIT Projects (Contributed):

  • Simulation of "thermal-wells" for thermophotovoltaic (TPV) applications
  • Simulation of optical and electrical properties of thin-film c-Si solar cells 

UCLA (Contributed)

  • Measurement of thermal conductivity of thin-film mesoporous zeolite 
  • Simulation of cell migration on patterned substrate