Nick Twyman

September 7, 2018

Nick is a final year Master’s student who will be working with the thin films team to fabricate and characterise new non-lead based perovskite films. Nick carried out the first three years of his integrated MEng in Material’s Science & Engineering at Imperial College London and has come to MIT on an exchange which will […]

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Mariya Layurova

February 12, 2018

Mariya is a senior pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. During her time as an undergraduate student, she has participated in a number of renewable energy projects. Since 2015, she has been developing an investment model to function as an alternative to carbon tax which has demonstrated that a 10% tariff on oil and gas […]

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Tofunmi Ogunfunmi

February 12, 2018

Tofunmi is an undergraduate student at MIT in the Department of Material Science and Engineering, She is currently doing research with Dr. Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena to explore, characterize and test environmental stability new lead-free perovskite materials for photovoltaics. She loves to crochet and to try out new recipes!

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De Xin Chen

December 4, 2017

De Xin is a senior at MIT studying in the Department of Material Science and Engineering, with an interest in energy and sustainable material. As a UROP, he is working with Dr. Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena to explore new materials for lead-free perovskite solar cell. In his free time, De Xin enjoys looking at cooking videos (perhaps […]

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Thamraa Alshahrani

October 10, 2017

Dr. Thamraa Alshahrani is a postdoctoral researcher and joined the group in September 2017. She is a member of the thin film team with a special focus on improving perovskite solar cells stability. She is an assistant professor in the physics department at Princess Nourah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She received her Ph.D. from Bangor […]

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Sarah Wieghold

October 10, 2016

Dr. Sarah Wieghold is a postdoctoral researcher and joined the group in October 2016. She is a member of the silicon team with a special focus on characterization techniques. She studied Chemistry at the University of Ulm (Germany) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM). She received her Ph.D. from TUM with the topic: “scanning tunneling microscopic […]

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Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena

October 3, 2016

Dr. Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena (CV) was a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Prof. Tonio Buonassisi, working with the thin film PV team from October 2016 to December 2018. Previously, he spent 2 years as a postdoctoral researcher at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), working alongside some of the pioneers in perovskite solar cells. […]

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Luke Meyer

October 1, 2016

Luke Meyer graduated in 2016 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering.  He joined the PVLab as a graduate student in fall 2016 after shortly working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop an exemplar for additive manufacturing in the construction industry.  In his current research, Luke […]

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Seong Sik Shin

August 26, 2016

Dr. Seong Sik Shin joined the group in July 2016. He completed his Ph.D in department of material science and engineering at Seoul National University, South Korea. His thesis was on the “Design of Crystalline Zinc-Tin- Oxide Semiconductor: Low Temperature-Solution Processed Flexible Photon Energy Conversion Devices”. Currently, he is dedicated on developing new light absorbing and contact materials for high […]

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Loïc Martinot

April 26, 2016

Loïc Martinot is an engineering student at École Polytechnique, France. He is pursuing an energy master degree at École des Mines de Paris. He joined the PV Lab’s thin film group in April 2016, to investigate efficient-limiting defects in inorganic solar cell. Some of his previous work include working on plasma enhanced laser and optical […]

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