Faculty

Frédéric Laquai, Ph.D.

KSC Interim Director, Professor of Applied Physics

Research Interests: ultrafast laser spectroscopy, photophysics of organic and hybrid semiconductors, photochemistry, photocatalysis​

Stefaan De Wolf, Ph.D.

KSC Interim Associate Director, Professor of​ Material Science and Engineering

Research Interests: fabrication of high efficiency silicon-based solar cells, new device architecture and applications, perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells

Martin Heeney, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical Science

Research Interests: Organic electronics, conjugated polymers, polymers

Thomas Anthopoulos, Ph.D.

Professor of Material Science and Engineering​

Research Interests: solution-processed thin film photovoltaics based on organic, inorganic and hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite light absorbing material

Udo Schwingenschlögl, Ph.D.

​Professor of Material Science and Engineering

Research Interests: ​materials modeling, first-principles calculations, novel functional materials, quantum transport, 2D materials, nanomaterials

Derya Baran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Material Science and Engineering​

Research Interests: solution-processable organic/hybrid soft materials for electronic devices, printed organic/hybrid electronics, smart materials​

Vincent C. Tung, Ph.D.

​Associate Professor of Material Science and Engineering

Research Interests: ​developing the basic science coupled with advanced nanomanufacturing needed to translate the extraordinary properties of two-dimensional (2D) materials, from chalcogenides, nitrides, oxides to graphene, into real-world applications

Shadi Fatayer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Applied Physics

Research Interests: atom manipulation, single molecules, insulating films, Surface Science

Xu Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: electrochemistry, CO2 conversion, water electrolysis, Reactor, In-situ characterization

Iain McCulloch, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Chemical Science​

Research Interests: ​synthesis and characterization of novel conjugated polymers and small molecules for organic and hybrid photovoltaics applications

Upscaling, Prototyping, Technology Transfer

Michael F. Salvador, Ph.D.

Principal Technology Lead

Research Interests: Organic electronics, Thin-film photovoltaics, Plasmonics, Biophotonics, Scanning probe microscopy

Marios Neophytou, Ph.D.

R&D Engineer

Research Interests: ​Materials science, Organic electronics, organic solar cells, inkjet printing, printed electronics

Eduardo Estrada

Lab technician

Pooja S. Lolage

Technical Assistant

Lab Operation Staff

Faisal Wali, Ph.D.

Strategic Partnership & Lab Operations Manager

Abdulrahman El Labban, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

Research Interests: ​Materials science, Vacuum deposition, Device fabrication and characterization

Atteq ur Rehman, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

Bright Wadja

​Senior Technical Specialist

Craig Combe, Ph.D.

​​​Staff Scientist

Research Interests: Organic electronics, OECT, OFET, bio-organic electronics

Punitha Elavarasu

Lab Assistant

Rey Guadalquiver

Senior Technical Specialist

Saheena Desai

​Lab Coordinator in Anthopoulos & Baran Groups

Semen Shikin

​Senior Technical Specialist

Research Interests: Scanning probe microscopy, Raman Scattering

Shruti Sarwade, Ph.D.

Research Technician in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Wet processing of silicon wafers

Administrative Staff

Christine Rueping

Center Manager

Chona Chato

​Administrative Assistant

Fatima Ishtiaq

Administrative Assistant

Mireia Sanchez Prosper

​Administrative Assistant

Wenting Zhang

​Administrative assistant

Research Scientists

Anand Subbiah, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf group

Research Interests: Large Area Perovskite Solar Cells, Perovskite_Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Emre Yengel, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Anthopoulos group

Erkan Aydin, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Tandem Solar Cells, Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells, Thin Film Solar Cells, Flexible Electonics, Solar Water Splitting, Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion

Furkan H. Isikgor, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: solar energy, sustainable energy, perovskite solar cells and materials, perovskite-silicon tandem photovoltaics

Hendrik Faber, Ph.D.

​​Research Scientist in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: ​​Solution processing, Film formation, Metal oxide semiconductors, Thin-film transistors, (Opto-)Electronic devices

Jan Kosco, Ph. D.

Research Scientist in Heeney group

Julien Gorenflot, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Laquai group

Research Interests: ​Transient absorption, photo-induced absorption, excitons binding energy, charges generation, bimolecular recombination, geminate recombination, energetic disorder, binding energy

Nadeem Qaiser, Ph.D.

​Research Scientist in Tung Group

Research Interests: FEM modeling, Nano/micro mechanics, Flexible sensors, actuators and energy storage devices

Safakath Karuthedath, Ph.D

Research Scientist in Laquai Group​

Research Interests: ​Transient absorption spectroscopy, organic solar cells, Perovskites, Time-resolved photoluminescence, Photo-physics

Thomas G. Allen, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf group

Weimin Zhang, Ph.D.

​Research Scientist in Laquai group

Yichen Cai, Ph. D.

Research Scientist in Tung Group

Postdoctoral Fellows

Abhinav Sharma, Ph.D.

​​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: material science and engineering

Ahmed Ali Said Ahmed, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: perovskites/silicon tandem solar cells

Amruth C, Ph. D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Anil Reddy Pininti, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: perovskite solar cells, Perovskite/Tandem Solar cells, Slot-die Coating, Device fabrication, printed electronics

Aniruddha Basu, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: Perovskite Single Crystal, Field Effect Transistors, Light Emitting Diodes

Anirudh Sharma, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran group

Research Interests: organic solar cells, Interfacial energetics, morphology, thermomechanical properties of conjugated polymers, flexible electronics

Areej A. Aljarb, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Aren Yazmaciyan, Ph.D.

​​​​Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, organic photodetectors, device physics, thick heterojunctions, cavity engineering, electro-optical characterization, charge generation, charge transport, charge recombination

Arsalan Razzaq, Ph. D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Advanced Light Management Approaches, Nanophotonics, device physics, Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells, Perovskite_Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Badri Vishal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Transmission Electron Microscopy, HRTEM, STEM, DF, EELS, Density Functional Theory DFT

Carolina Villamil Franco

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Research Interests: hybrid perovskites materials, charge carrier dynamics, excitonics, Time-resolved photoluminescence

Catherine De Castro, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai group

Research Interests: photophysics, ultrafast laser spectroscopy, data analysis, photocatalysis​, Organic photovoltaics, Perovskites, fluorescence probes, chemosensors, polymers

Christopher Petoukhoff, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, charge carrier dynamics, ultrafast spectroscopy, Nanophotonics, 2D semiconductors

Dipti Naphade, Ph.D.

Research Assistant

Research Interests: ​Piezoelectric and ferroelectric materials, Flexible energy harvesting devices, Wearable nanogenerators and sensors

Emilie Dauzon, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos group

Esma Ugur, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf group

Research Interests: perovskite solar cells, Flexible and Rigid Thin Film Photovoltaics, ultrafast laser spectroscopy

George T. Harrison, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Fatayer Group

Research Interests: Surface Science, Scanning probe microscopy, Organic Heterostructures

Hua Tang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Research Interests: Printable electronics, Organic photovoltaics, Photophysics of Organic Semiconductors

Hui Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Jiang Liu, Ph.D.

​​​Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Tandem solar cell, Perovskite, Interface engineering

Junghong Min, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Luis A. Lanzetta, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Research Interests: hybrid perovskites, tin perovskites, lead-free, perovskite doping, degradation, LEDs, retinomorphic sensors

Lujia Xu, Ph.D.

P​ostdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: photovoltaics, Silicon solar cell, Heterojunction, Carrier Selective Contact, Solar cell characterization, Solar cell simulation, Solar cell loss analysis

Maxime Babics, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf group

Research Interests: Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells, Perovskite_Silicon Tandem Solar Cells, Scalable photovoltaics, organic interlayers

Md Azimul Haque, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Research Interests: ​Solar cells, sensors, thermal transport, hybrid materials

Mingcong Wang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Mohamad Insan Nugraha, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Murali Gedda, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: Perovskite and organic electronic devicesorganic, transparent conducting electrodes (TCEs) and optoelectronic devices, surface, interfaces and nanoscale sciences super capacitors, semiconducting thin films and nanostructures, supramolecular nanostructures, Plasmonics, graphene and twisted multilayer graphene synthesis, reduced graphene oxide (rGO) and sensor devices

Pia Dally, Ph.D.

​​​Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: surface analysis techniques, XPS, UPS

Randi Azmi, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf group

Research Interests: high efficiency solar cells, perovskites solar cells, Tandem Solar Cells, device physics

Ryanda Enggar Anugrah Ardhi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: Metal-ion batteries, Metal-air batteries, Perovskite, organic, and quantum-dot solar cells, Energy devices engineering, Advanced interfaces analysis, nanomaterials, Thin films

Sandeep Kumar Sharma, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Heeney Group

Research Interests: conjugated polymers, solar cell, Energy storage

Shahidul Alam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai group

Research Interests: Organic and perovskite solar cells, non-fullerene based polymer solar cells, charge transport, charge carrier mobility, charge carrier recombination in organic semiconductors, surface and interface engineering in organic and perovskite solar cells, controlling aggregation and crystallinity in bulk-heterojunction, lifetime and stability of organic and perovskite solar cells

Shanshan Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Photovoltaic solar cells, Energy loss analysis, Charge carrier recombination

Suman Mandal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: OFETs, sensors, nanogaps based device, nanomaterials

Vinoth Ramalingam, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Waseem Raja, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: ​Design strategies to enhance conversion efficiency for thin film and multijunction solar cell technology, Computational modeling of photonic and plasmonic functional devices, Enhanced light-harvesting, bio-detection based on plasmonic nanostructures and graphene, Nonlinear Optical Devices such as LED, Photodiodes, Amplifiers (SOA, EDFA)

Wenchao Yang, Ph.D.

​​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Research Interests: organic solar cells, perovskite solar cells, device modeling, kinetic Monte Carlo, charge carrier dynamics, exciton dynamics, ​Organic semiconductors

Wisnu T. Hadmojo, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: organic solar cells, non-fullerene acceptor, multi-junction solar cells, hybrid solar cells

Yajun Gao, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Yakun He, Ph.D.

​​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, photophysics, device stability, ultrafast spectroscopy

Zheng Yang, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Ph.D. Students

Afnan AlBatati

Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: Nano-electronics, ​Solar cells, materials characterization and optimization

Aminta Naidili Castillo Robles

​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Begimai Adilbekova

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: 2D materials, LED

Despoina Gkeka

​​​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: ​Materials science, LEDs

Diego Rosas Villalva

Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: Nanotechnology, Organic/inorganic nanocomposites, Renewable energy, Sustainable technologies, 3D/4D printing

Emre Yarali

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Fuzong Xu

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: perovskite solar cells

Han Xu

​Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: ​Solar cells, Interface engineering, Organic semi-conductors

Harold Mazo

​​​​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: ​Nanogap (Ng) electronic devices, nanofabrication, energy efficiency, sensor and transducer fabrication and sensors, energy (thermal, mechanical, electrical) conversion, electromagnetic compatibility

Ibrahim M. AlNami

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Jui-Han Fu

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Jules Bertrandie

​​​Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: ​Solar cells, Sustainable Technology, Organic semi-conductors

Kai Qi

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Research Interests: nanomaterials

Kalaivanan Loganathan

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: ​Adhesion lithography, Diodes, Photo detectors, Nano gap devices

Lazaros Panagiotidis

Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: Nanogaps, Organic electronics, OLEDs

Linqu Luo

Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos Group

Mariia Ferree

Ph.D. Student in Laquai group

Research Interests: Optical Laser Spectroscopy, Photoluminescence Spectroscopy

Marim A. Hakami

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Maryam Alsufyani

​​​Ph.D. Student in McCulloch group

Research Interests: ​Organic semiconductors, Organic synthesis, OECT, OFET, bio-organic electronics, Crystallization

Merfat Alsabban

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Nisreen Alshehri

Ph.D. Student in Laquai group

Oleksandr Matiash

Ph.D. Student in Laquai group

Research Interests: hotophysics, Perovskites, electronics, photoluminescence, spectroscopy

Renqian Zhou

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Research Interests: 2D materials

Ruofan Sun

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Sanaa H. AlShammari

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: nanomaterials, ​Solar cells

Sandra Patricia Gonzalez Lopez

​Ph.D. Student in Laquai group

Research Interests: perovskites solar cells, charge carrier dynamics, photophysics, nanomaterials

Sarah M. Alsaggaf

Ph.D. Student in Laquai Group

Shynggys Zhumagali

​Ph.D. Student in De Wolf group

Research Interests: Solar cell fabrication, device engineering, materials synthesis

Soyeong Jang

Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: improving the efficiency of organic solar cells, perovskites solar cells, retinomorphic sensors, new photovoltaic applications

Temur Maksudov

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, ​Solar cells, Device fabrication and characterization, optoelectronics, Nanotechnology, flexible electronics, Interface engineering

Vladyslav Hnapovskyi

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Perovskite photovoltaics, signal processing, data visualization

Wejdan Althobaiti

Ph.D. Student in Laquai group

Research Interests: organic solar cells, bulk heterojunction, photophysics

Wejdan S. Alghamdi

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group

Xiaoming Chang

Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: perovskite solar cells, Interface engineering

Xuechun Zhang

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Yongcao Zhang

Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: organic semiconductor, Stretchable Electronics, OFETs, Organic optoelectronics

Yu-Hsiang Chiang

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group Current Position: Ph.D. Student at Texas A&M

Zhaoheng Ling

Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: organic and hybrid based photovoltaics, ​Nanogap (Ng) electronic devices, interfacial modification, Metallization of GeSn

Zhongzhe Liu

Ph.D. Student in Fatayer Group

Research Interests: Surface Science

Master Students

Bumin Kagan Yildirim

M.S. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: perovskite solar cells

Emily Alexandre

​M.S. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: ​Solar cells, Surface Science, inkjet printed organic electronics, 3D modeling, sustainability and innovation

Fahad Bokhari

​M.S. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: ​Materials engineering, 3D printing, polymer properties and characterization

Fahad K. AlSalem

​M.S. Student in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: ​Semiconductor devices, transistor, sensor, diode, integrated circuit

Guillermo Tostado Blazquez

​​​M.S. Student in Tung group

Hamza Al Nasser

M.S. Student in Laquai Group

Research Interests: photophysics, Spectroscopy of perovskites

Haya Aldosari

M.S. Student in Laquai Group

Research Interests: photophysics, organic solar cells

Jumanah A Mayet

M.S. Student in Baran group

Kai Wang

M.S. Student in Baran group

Luis Huerta Hernandez

​​M.S. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: thermoelectrics, nanomaterials, Perovskites, thermal transport, semiconductors

Luis Victor Torres Merino

​​M.S. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: ​Electronic materials, photovoltaics, Perovskite, Organic semi-conductors

Majed Alawami

​M.S. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, spectroscopy, semiconductor materials

Mingjie He

M.S. Student in Tung Group

Research Interests: TMDs

Mohammed Alsenani

M.S. Student in Laquai Group

Research Interests: photophysics, organic solar cells

Ohoud K. Alharbi

M.S. Student in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: computational modeling, Tandem Solar Cells, perovskite solar cells

Rawan S. Jalmood

M.S. Student in De Wolf group

Roaa S Almurashi

M.S. Student in Laquai group

Roba S Tounesi

​M.S. Student in Baran group

Saeed O. Badahdah

M.S. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: Solar cells, Perovskite, OPV

Si Chen

Master Student in Laquai Group

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics

Yuanfan Wen

M.S. Student in Baran Group

Research Interests: perovskites solar cells, OPV, OLED

Zainab Felemban

​M.S. Student

Research Interests: ​Solar cells, Nano-electronics, Device fabrication and characterization

Alumni and Former Staff

Ahmad Rasa Kirmani

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group Current Position: Postdoc at National Institute of Standards and Technology

Ahmed Balawi

​Ph.D. Student Current Position: Manager of Research &Development at ACWA Power

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, ultrafast laser spectroscopy

Ahmed Mansour, Ph.D.

Operations Engineer​ Current Position: Jr Researcher at Mcgill University

Akmaral Seitkhan, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group 2021-2022 Research Specialist at Kaust Catalysis Center now

Research Interests: Organic photovoltaics, thin-film technologies

Alberto Scaccabarozzi, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos group

Research Interests: polymers, organice semiconductors, electronics, bioelectronics, semiconductors, photovoltaics

Alexandra F. Paterson, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Ali Han, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Ameen Shahid, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch group

Research Interests: ​environmental catalysis, materials synthesis, materials characterization

Annisa Fitri

Administrative Assistant

Archana Bora

​Communications Coordinator

Areej Alzahrani

​Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group Current Position: Assistant Professor at AlBaha University

Research Interests: Silicon, Heterojuction, Surface passivation

Balaji Purushothaman, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group

Calvyn Howells, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch group

Research Interests: Water splitting, ​Solar cells, sensors

Cesur Altinkaya

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf Group

Chien-Chih Tseng

Research Specialist in Tung Group

Chun Ma

​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow at CNRS

Research Interests: hybrid perovskites, optoelectronics

Ci Lin

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Dalia Al Nakdali, Ph.D.

Research Support Staff in Laquai Group

Daniel Corzo

Ph.D. Student in Baran group

Research Interests: ​Energy, photovolatics, Sustainable development, Manufacture, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Dharmaraj Periyanagounder, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Research Interests: 2D materials, nanofabrication(E-beam & Photolithography), Nanoelectronics, Opto-electronics, Neuromorphic Computing, ​environmental catalysis

Dounya Barrit

​Ph.D. Student Current Position: Head of Perovskite and Novel Photovoltaic Technologies Group, Green Energy Park (IRESEN/ UM6P), Morocco.

Eloise Bihar, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Emmanuel Van Kerschaver

​Operations Engineer

Erkki Alarousu, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy, Carrier dynamics

Faisal Karim

M.Sc. Student in Anthopoulos group

Faisal M. Aljamaan

​​​M.S. Student in De Wolf group

Federico Cruciani

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Prof.Beaujuge's group

Research Interests: polymer, solar cell, optoelectronics

Gumanah Habis

Business Administrator

Guy Olivier Ngongang Ndjawa

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group Current Position: Postdoc at Princeton University

Hang Xu

Ph.D. Student

Hanlin Hu

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group Current Position: Research Engineer at TCL Cooperation

Hoang Dang, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Energy storage, battery, material science, electrochemistry

Hongpo Liu, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Tung Group

Hu Chen, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Laquai Group Current Position: Researcher at Big Bay University, China.

Research Interests: OFET, OPV

Ionela-Daniela Carja, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Beaujuge Group

Jafar Khan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Laquai group Current Position: Researcher at Northwestern University

Jianhua Han, Ph. D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Research Interests: Organic synthesis, organic semiconductor, organic solar cells, electronic devices

Jingxuan Kang

Ph.D. Student in De Wolf group

Jingya Sun, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Joel R. Troughton, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in Baran Group

Kai -Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: Organic solar cell, OLED, OFET, Organic electronics

Khrystyna Regeta

Research Specialist

Khulud Almasabi

​M.S. Student

Lei Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Prof. Laquai Group

Lubna Jamshaid

Lab Assistant in Amassian Group

Maged Abdelsamie

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian Group Current Position: Postdoc at Stanford University

Research Interests: Organic Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics, In situ characterization techniques, perovskite solar cells, Thin film formation dynamics

Maha Alamoudi

​Ph.D. Student Current Position: Sr. Scientist at SABIC

Research Interests: organic solar cells, photophysics, Transient Absorption Spectroscopy1

Manas Parida, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Michele De Bastiani, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf Group

Research Interests: photovoltaics, hybrid perovskites, materials science and engineering​

Mindaugas Kirkus, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Ming-Chun Tang

​Ph.D. Student Current Position: Postdoc at NIST

Muhammad Rizwan Khan Niazi

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Organic electronics, photovoltaics1, material characterization

Muhammad Sajjad, Ph.D.

muhammad.sajjad@kaust.edu.sa

Murali Banavoth, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Neha Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group Current Position: Researcher at NC state university.

Nicola Gasparini, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Noor Merdad

​Ph.D. Student

Ola S. Habboub

Research Assistant in Amassian Group

Pei-Ling Ting

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Polymer synthesis, Organic Electrochemical Transistors

Prashant Kumar, Ph.D

Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group

Research Interests: Structure Property relationship, Metal Chalcogenides, Photovoltaic, Energy storage/transport device

Qana A Alsulami

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Mohammed Group Current Position: Assistant Professor at King Abdulaziz University

Rahim Munir

Ph.D. Graduate from Amassian's Group Current Position: Research Fellow at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Research Interests: Nanotechnology, Solar Cells1, material characterization

Raja Shahid Ashraf, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Organic electronics, organic solar cells, organic field effect transistors, conjugated polymers

Rajendar Sheelamanthula, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Rawad Hallani, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in McCulloch group

Research Interests: ​Organic semiconductors, Organic synthesis, Organic photovoltaics

Rehab M. Albaridy

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group

Riya Bose, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Ru-Ze Liang

Ph.D. Graduate from Beaujuge's Group Current Position: Data Scientist at Pegasus Technology

Research Interests: Device fabrication and analysis, device physics, inorganic synthesis

Salman Alsharif

M.S. Student in McCulloch group

Research Interests: Organic synthesis, Organic photovoltaics, non-fullerene electron acceptors

Sara A. Abbas

​Ph.D. Student in Amassian Group Current Position: Researcher at SABIC

Sarah Al Abdullatif

​​​M.S. Student in McCulloch group

Research Interests: Chemical biology, Organic synthesis, OPVs

Seyoung Kee, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Shahad Sulaimani

​M.S. Student

Research Interests: Hydrogen production, photocatalysis​, Water treatment, nanofabrication, polymers

Shengjian Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Beaujuge Group​

Research Interests: polymer solar cells, Polymer Acceptor, Cathode Interface Material

Smritakshi Phukan Sarmah, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group

Sri Harish Kumar Paleti

​Ph.D. Student in Baran group Current Position: Postdoc at the Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Sukumar Dey, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Amassian Group

Research Interests: Scanning tunneling microscopy, Heterostructured organic and inorganic materials

Taesoo Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Amassian Group​

Tainan Duan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Beaujuge Group

Wan Yue, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group​

Wandi Wahyudi

​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group Current Position: Postdoc at Ångström Laboratory Uppsala University, Sweden.

Research Interests: ​Rechargeable batteries, fuel cells, electrolysis

Warren Duffy, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Organic synthesis, Organic electronics, polymers

Wasim Mir, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran group

Research Interests: photophysics, doping, thermoelectrics, transport, Phototransport, Quantum dots, Colloidal nanocrystals

Weiyuan Du, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group Current Position: Researcher at Zhejiang NHU Company Ltd.

Research Interests: ​Polar Chain, Bio-electronic

Wenbo Yan

M.S. Student in De Wolf group 2021-2022 Recent job: Ph.D. student at the Prof. Boon S. Ooi's group now

Research Interests: perovskite solar cell

Wenzhu Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in De Wolf Group

Xiaohan Guo

​Lab Assistant in McCulloch Group

Xin Song

​Ph.D. Student Current Position: Associate Professor at Jiangnan University

Xinbo Yang, Ph.D.

Research Scientist in De Wolf group

Research Interests: Carrier Selective Contact, Heterojunction, photovolatics, Silicon solar cell

Xingxing Chen, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in McCulloch Group

Research Interests: orgainc optoelectronic materials, polymer solar cells, solar energy

Xuan Wei

Ph.D. Student in Tung Group Current Position: Electrode research and development engineer at Li Auto

Yangqin Gao

​​Ph.D. Graduate from Beaujuge Group Current Position: Associate Professor at China University of Petroleum

Research Interests: polymer solar cells, Multi-junction, Transparent Superhydrophobic Coating, Nanostructured Materials​

Yashabanta N. Singhbabu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Amassian Group

Research Interests: Carbon Materials, X-ray Photo Electron Spectroscopy

Yasir Alsharif

​​​M.S. Student in Baran Group

Research Interests: smart materials​, polymer engineering, 3D printing, mechanical simulation

Ye Liu, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran group Current Position: Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics

Research Interests: material science, nanocarbons, organic semiconcudtors, doping, thermoelectrics, transport, bio-/gas-sensors

Yuanbao Lin

​​​Ph.D. Student in Anthopoulos group Current Position: Postdoc at Oxford University

Research Interests: ​printed method, doctor blading, self-assembly interface layer, large-area and flexible structure

Yuanfang Hou

​Ph.D. Graduate from Beaujuge Group Current Position: Assistant Manager at Guangzhou branch of KPMG enterprise consulting (China) co. LTD

Research Interests: Interface chemistry, surface functionalization, surface chemistry, supercapacitor​

Yuhai Zhang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Mohammed Group​

Research Interests: crystal epitaxy, nanoparticles, rare earth ions​

Yuliar Firdaus, Ph.D

​​Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthopoulos Group​

Research Interests: small molecule acceptor, polymer, quantum dot, photophysics, solar cell device, charge transport

Zhipeng Kan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Laquai Group​

Research Interests: ​Solar cells, charge transport, device physics