Faculty

Frédéric Laquai, Ph.D.

KSC Interim Director, Professor of Applied Physics

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

Stefaan De Wolf, Ph.D.

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

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

Thomas Anthopoulos, Ph.D.

Professor of Material Science and Engineering​

Research Interest: 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 Interest: ​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 Interest: 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 Interest: ​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

Xu Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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