Janak Thapa

Janak Thapa is a Technical Associate at the PVLab. He received his Masters in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s in Physics and Mathematics from Illinois Wesleyan University. Prior to joining PVLab, Janak interned for Elucidata, a bioinformatics start-up in Cambridge, MA. Janak’s current work in the lab is focused on developing fast and efficient ways of screening and characterizing potential photovoltaic materials for device-level application. Outside lab, Janak enjoys making homecooked meals, jogging slowly when the weather is nice, watching soccer, and learning further about the concepts in programming and financial mathematics.

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