Sai Nithin R. Kantareddy

December 2, 2016

Nithin is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering who joined the group in fall 2016. He received his masters from The Pennsylvania State University in 2016 and bachelors from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India in 2013. His research interests are in developing low-power PV systems, RFID-based sensors and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. […]

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Titan Hartono

October 1, 2016

Titan is a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering who joined the PV Lab in September 2016. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. Titan’s research is driven by her interested in advancing the PV technology to make it more widely-used, and her work focuses on improving JVTi characterization measurement. Outside the lab, she […]

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Felipe Oviedo

October 5, 2015

Felipe (extended bio and CV) joined PV Lab as a graduate student in August 2015. He received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from USFQ in 2014. Before coming to MIT, Felipe worked as a field engineer in the Latin American energy and commodities industry (downstream O&G, mining). Previously, he also worked as an intern […]

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Erin Looney

September 29, 2015

Erin Looney is a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering who graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in History from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2015. Her research is focused on furthering the PV labs work on device and process modeling for silicon based solar industry applications. She has completed […]

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Rachel Kurchin

April 8, 2015

Rachel is a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering and joined the lab in October 2014. She graduated in 2013 from Yale with a B.S. in Physics. She is a computationalist working on materials discovery for novel defect-tolerant PV absorbers. Outside the lab, she enjoys endurance sports, particularly running and cycling, knitting, playing chamber […]

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Sarah Sofia

August 24, 2014

Sarah Sofia is a graduate student in mechanical engineering who joined the PV Lab in September 2014. She is investigating silicon-based multijunction solar cells, an approach to exceed the Shockley-Queisser efficiency limit.  She is also working on developing integrated, solar-powered systems and multijunction solar cell cost modelling. She obtained her BS in Physics and Astronomy at Haverford College in 2014. During […]

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