Roberto Brenes rbrenes@mit.edu  Roberto is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on materials processing and photophysics of perovskite solar cells. Roberto received his SB in electrical engineering and physics from MIT.

Roberto Brenes
rbrenes@mit.edu

Roberto is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on materials processing and photophysics of perovskite solar cells. Roberto received his SB in electrical engineering and physics from MIT.

Madeleine Laitz mlaitz@mit.edu  Madeleine is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. Her research focuses on the photophysics and optoelectronics of perovskite solar cells. She received her BS in chemical engineering from the University of Rochester and her MS in chemistry from Imperial College London.

Madeleine Laitz
mlaitz@mit.edu

Madeleine is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. Her research focuses on the photophysics and optoelectronics of perovskite solar cells. She received her BS in chemical engineering from the University of Rochester and her MS in chemistry from Imperial College London.

Nicole Moody nmoody@mit.edu  Nicole is a PhD student in Physical Chemistry and a member of the Bawendi group at MIT. Her current research focuses on materials development for colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Nicole received her BS in physical and theoretical chemistry from Rice University.

Nicole Moody
nmoody@mit.edu

Nicole is a PhD student in Physical Chemistry and a member of the Bawendi group at MIT. Her current research focuses on materials development for colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Nicole received her BS in physical and theoretical chemistry from Rice University.

Owen Morris omorris@mit.edu  Owen is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering and a member of the Grossman group at MIT. His research focuses on nanostructured device architectures for colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Owen received his BSci in physics from the University of Glasgow.

Owen Morris
omorris@mit.edu

Owen is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering and a member of the Grossman group at MIT. His research focuses on nanostructured device architectures for colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Owen received his BSci in physics from the University of Glasgow.

Melany Sponseller melanys@mit.edu  Melany is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. Her current research focuses on the design, fabrication, and characterization of quantum dot solar cells. She received her BS and MS in electrical engineering from Stanford.

Melany Sponseller
melanys@mit.edu

Melany is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. Her current research focuses on the design, fabrication, and characterization of quantum dot solar cells. She received her BS and MS in electrical engineering from Stanford.

Mingxiu Sun mingxiu@mit.edu  Mingxiu (Sun) is a SM candidate in Mechanical Engineering and a member of Brian Anthony's group at MIT. His current research focuses on packaging, assembly, and process control of photonic devices. Sun received his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Mingxiu Sun
mingxiu@mit.edu

Mingxiu (Sun) is a SM candidate in Mechanical Engineering and a member of Brian Anthony's group at MIT. His current research focuses on packaging, assembly, and process control of photonic devices. Sun received his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Richard Swartwout swartr@mit.edu  Richard is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and ONE Lab and an MIT Tata Fellow. His research focuses on transparent conductors, flexible substrates, and deposition techniques for perovskite solar cells. Richard received his BS in materials engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Richard Swartwout
swartr@mit.edu

Richard is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and ONE Lab and an MIT Tata Fellow. His research focuses on transparent conductors, flexible substrates, and deposition techniques for perovskite solar cells. Richard received his BS in materials engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Ella Wassweiler ellawass@mit.edu  Ella is a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. Her current research focuses on novel deposition methods and device architectures for colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Ella received her BS in electrical engineering from the University of Iowa.

Ella Wassweiler
ellawass@mit.edu

Ella is a PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. Her current research focuses on novel deposition methods and device architectures for colloidal quantum dot solar cells. Ella received her BS in electrical engineering from the University of Iowa.

Ryan Zimmerman rzim@mit.edu  Ryan is an PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on techniques for manufacturing flexible crystalline silicon solar photovoltaics and designing methods to deploy PV modules. He received his BS in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech.

Ryan Zimmerman
rzim@mit.edu

Ryan is an PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering and a member of ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on techniques for manufacturing flexible crystalline silicon solar photovoltaics and designing methods to deploy PV modules. He received his BS in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech.

 
 

Undergraduates

Marlond "Gio" Criollo   mcriollo@mit.edu   Gio is a first year undergraduate pursuing a degree in Material Science and Engineering. His current research focuses on the material interfaces between different perovskite solar cell layers.

Marlond "Gio" Criollo
mcriollo@mit.edu

Gio is a first year undergraduate pursuing a degree in Material Science and Engineering. His current research focuses on the material interfaces between different perovskite solar cell layers.

Udochukwu “Udo" Eze   udoeze@mit.edu   Udo is a first year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Physics and Material Science and Engineering. His current research focuses on determining the toxicity level of perovskite solar cells.

Udochukwu “Udo" Eze
udoeze@mit.edu

Udo is a first year undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Physics and Material Science and Engineering. His current research focuses on determining the toxicity level of perovskite solar cells.

Jessica Horowitz   jnh@mit.edu   Jessica is a first year undergraduate pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. Her current research is on developing a prototype flexible solar panel deployment system that can be transported by e-rickshaws for agricultural water pumping.

Jessica Horowitz
jnh@mit.edu

Jessica is a first year undergraduate pursuing a BS in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. Her current research is on developing a prototype flexible solar panel deployment system that can be transported by e-rickshaws for agricultural water pumping.

Jose Andres Martinez  joseam@mit.edu   Jose is a third year undergraduate pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Design. His current research focuses on the development of an automated deployment mechanism for lightweight solar cells on telecommunication towers.

Jose Andres Martinez
joseam@mit.edu

Jose is a third year undergraduate pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Design. His current research focuses on the development of an automated deployment mechanism for lightweight solar cells on telecommunication towers.

Cristian Martinez-Herrera  cmherrer@mit.edu   Cristian is a second year undergraduate pursuing a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. His current research examines the environmental impact and safety of perovskite solar cells.

Cristian Martinez-Herrera
cmherrer@mit.edu

Cristian is a second year undergraduate pursuing a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering at MIT. His current research examines the environmental impact and safety of perovskite solar cells.

Stanley Pomichter  stashp@mit.edu   Stash is a first year undergraduate pursuing BS degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Business Analytics. His current research involves product engineering of flexible, low-cost silicon photovoltaics.

Stanley Pomichter
stashp@mit.edu

Stash is a first year undergraduate pursuing BS degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Business Analytics. His current research involves product engineering of flexible, low-cost silicon photovoltaics.

Samuel Sesena  ssesena@mit.edu   Samuel is a Freshman currently pursuing a degree in course 6-2, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. He is from Phoenix, Arizona. Most of his time is spent with his fraternity Beta Theta Pi, and he works part-time at Tech Callers.

Samuel Sesena
ssesena@mit.edu

Samuel is a Freshman currently pursuing a degree in course 6-2, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. He is from Phoenix, Arizona. Most of his time is spent with his fraternity Beta Theta Pi, and he works part-time at Tech Callers.

 

Postdocs

Patrick Brown prbrown@mit.edu  Patrick is a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Energy Initiative. His current research focuses on technical and regulatory strategies for integrating high levels of renewable energy and energy storage onto the electric grid. He received his PhD in physics from MIT and his BS in physics and chemistry from the University of Notre Dame.

Patrick Brown
prbrown@mit.edu

Patrick is a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Energy Initiative. His current research focuses on technical and regulatory strategies for integrating high levels of renewable energy and energy storage onto the electric grid. He received his PhD in physics from MIT and his BS in physics and chemistry from the University of Notre Dame.

Benjia “Dak” Dou bdou@mit.edu  Dak is a postdoctoral researcher in GridEdge and ONE lab at MIT. His current research focuses on scalable processing methods for fabrication of perovskite solar cells. He received his PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder where he completed his dissertation research at NREL.

Benjia “Dak” Dou
bdou@mit.edu

Dak is a postdoctoral researcher in GridEdge and ONE lab at MIT. His current research focuses on scalable processing methods for fabrication of perovskite solar cells. He received his PhD and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder where he completed his dissertation research at NREL.

Michel Nasilowski micheln@mit.edu  Michel is a postdoctoral researcher in GridEdge and the Bawendi group at MIT. His research interests include the synthesis, characterization, and applications of solution-based nanomaterials. Michel received his PhD, Master's, and Engineer's degrees in chemistry from ESPCI ParisTech.

Michel Nasilowski
micheln@mit.edu

Michel is a postdoctoral researcher in GridEdge and the Bawendi group at MIT. His research interests include the synthesis, characterization, and applications of solution-based nanomaterials. Michel received his PhD, Master's, and Engineer's degrees in chemistry from ESPCI ParisTech.


Research Scientists

 
 
Nicola Ferralis ferralis@mit.edu  Nicola is a research scientist and director of experimental research in the Grossman group at MIT. His research interests include novel characterization techniques for photovoltaics, statistical analysis of material data through machine learning, and instrumentation design. Nicola received his PhD from Penn State University and his Laurea from University of Padova, both in physics.

Nicola Ferralis
ferralis@mit.edu

Nicola is a research scientist and director of experimental research in the Grossman group at MIT. His research interests include novel characterization techniques for photovoltaics, statistical analysis of material data through machine learning, and instrumentation design. Nicola received his PhD from Penn State University and his Laurea from University of Padova, both in physics.

Jeremiah Mwaura mwaura@mit.edu  Jeremiah is a research scientist in ONE lab at MIT. His research focuses on the development of scalable printing processes as well as materials and equipment for manufacturing of flexible photovoltaics. Jeremiah received his PhD in chemistry and materials science from University of Connecticut.

Jeremiah Mwaura
mwaura@mit.edu

Jeremiah is a research scientist in ONE lab at MIT. His research focuses on the development of scalable printing processes as well as materials and equipment for manufacturing of flexible photovoltaics. Jeremiah received his PhD in chemistry and materials science from University of Connecticut.

Anna Osherov osherov@mit.edu  Anna is a research scientist in ONE Lab at MIT and lab manager of the Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center Shared Experimental Facilities. Her research focuses on the correlation between morphology, microstructure, and physical properties of materials. Anna received her PhD and MSc in materials science and engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Anna Osherov
osherov@mit.edu

Anna is a research scientist in ONE Lab at MIT and lab manager of the Eni-MIT Solar Frontiers Center Shared Experimental Facilities. Her research focuses on the correlation between morphology, microstructure, and physical properties of materials. Anna received her PhD and MSc in materials science and engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Annie Wang aiwang@mit.edu  Annie is a research scientist in ONE Lab at MIT. Her research interests include flexible substrates, MEMS, and organic optoelectronics. Annie received her PhD, MEng, and SB from MIT, all in electrical engineering.

Annie Wang
aiwang@mit.edu

Annie is a research scientist in ONE Lab at MIT. Her research interests include flexible substrates, MEMS, and organic optoelectronics. Annie received her PhD, MEng, and SB from MIT, all in electrical engineering.

 
 

Administrative Team

Vladimir Bulović bulovic@mit.edu  Vladimir is the Faculty Director of the Tata-MIT GridEdge Solar program, Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT, and director of MIT.nano. Vladimir leads the Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Laboratory (ONE Lab).

Vladimir Bulović
bulovic@mit.edu

Vladimir is the Faculty Director of the Tata-MIT GridEdge Solar program, Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT, and director of MIT.nano. Vladimir leads the Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Laboratory (ONE Lab).

Dane deQuilettes danedeq@mit.edu  Dane is the Perovskite Team Lead in GridEdge and a postdoctoral researcher in ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on photophysics and surface passivation for perovskite solar cells. Dane received his PhD in chemistry and nanotechnology from the University of Washington and his BS in chemistry with a minor in applied mathematics from Pepperdine University.

Dane deQuilettes
danedeq@mit.edu

Dane is the Perovskite Team Lead in GridEdge and a postdoctoral researcher in ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on photophysics and surface passivation for perovskite solar cells. Dane received his PhD in chemistry and nanotechnology from the University of Washington and his BS in chemistry with a minor in applied mathematics from Pepperdine University.

Samantha Farrell stf@mit.edu  Samantha is the administrative assistant for Prof. Vladimir Bulović, ONE Lab, and the GridEdge program. Samantha is also an independent singer and songwriter with several critically acclaimed albums.

Samantha Farrell
stf@mit.edu

Samantha is the administrative assistant for Prof. Vladimir Bulović, ONE Lab, and the GridEdge program. Samantha is also an independent singer and songwriter with several critically acclaimed albums.

Anurag Panda apanda@mit.edu  Anurag is the Emerging Technologies and Market Team Lead in GridEdge and a postdoctoral researcher in ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on development of physical vapor transport-based printing of perovskite solar cells. He also researches energy needs of low-income communities in India to inform how to best deploy solar energy to increase energy access. Anurag received his PhD in materials science and engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and his BE in electrical engineering from the Cooper Union.

Anurag Panda
apanda@mit.edu

Anurag is the Emerging Technologies and Market Team Lead in GridEdge and a postdoctoral researcher in ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on development of physical vapor transport-based printing of perovskite solar cells. He also researches energy needs of low-income communities in India to inform how to best deploy solar energy to increase energy access. Anurag received his PhD in materials science and engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and his BE in electrical engineering from the Cooper Union.

 
 

Principal Investigators

Brian Anthony banthony@mit.edu  Brian is the Director of MIT’s Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Program and a Principal Research Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He leads the Device Realization and Computational Instrumentation Group, which specializes in developing instruments and techniques to monitor and control physical systems.   https://devicerealization.mit.edu/

Brian Anthony
banthony@mit.edu

Brian is the Director of MIT’s Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Program and a Principal Research Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. He leads the Device Realization and Computational Instrumentation Group, which specializes in developing instruments and techniques to monitor and control physical systems.

https://devicerealization.mit.edu/

Marc Baldo baldo@mit.edu  Marc is the Director of the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) and Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT. He leads the Spin and Excitonic Engineering Group, which specializes in digital logic and optoelectronics, including organic light-emitting devices and low-cost solar cells.   http://www.rle.mit.edu/seegroup/

Marc Baldo
baldo@mit.edu

Marc is the Director of the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) and Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT. He leads the Spin and Excitonic Engineering Group, which specializes in digital logic and optoelectronics, including organic light-emitting devices and low-cost solar cells.

http://www.rle.mit.edu/seegroup/

Moungi Bawendi mgb@mit.edu  Moungi is the Lester Wolfe Professor of Chemistry at MIT and a pioneer in the synthesis, spectroscopy, and applications of colloidal nanocrystals. He has served as a scientific advisor to several companies including QD Vision, Lumicell, Quantum Dot Corporation, and Nanosys.   http://nanocluster.mit.edu/

Moungi Bawendi
mgb@mit.edu

Moungi is the Lester Wolfe Professor of Chemistry at MIT and a pioneer in the synthesis, spectroscopy, and applications of colloidal nanocrystals. He has served as a scientific advisor to several companies including QD Vision, Lumicell, Quantum Dot Corporation, and Nanosys.

http://nanocluster.mit.edu/

Tonio Buonassisi buonassisi@mit.edu  Tonio is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT and co-founder of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems. He leads the Photovoltaics Research Laboratory, which develops techniques for improving the cost effectiveness of commercial and next-generation solar cells.  http://pv.mit.edu/

Tonio Buonassisi
buonassisi@mit.edu

Tonio is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT and co-founder of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems. He leads the Photovoltaics Research Laboratory, which develops techniques for improving the cost effectiveness of commercial and next-generation solar cells.

http://pv.mit.edu/

Jeff Grossman jcg@mit.edu  Jeff is the Morton and Claire Goulder and Family Professor in Environmental Systems and faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. His group specializes in computational and experimental studies spanning nanomaterials, electronic devices, water desalination, and renewable energy.   http://www.rle.mit.edu/gg

Jeff Grossman
jcg@mit.edu

Jeff is the Morton and Claire Goulder and Family Professor in Environmental Systems and faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. His group specializes in computational and experimental studies spanning nanomaterials, electronic devices, water desalination, and renewable energy.

http://www.rle.mit.edu/gg

 

Alumni

Adira Balzac Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Adira Balzac
Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Deniz Bozyigit Current position: Chief Technology Officer, Battrion AG

Deniz Bozyigit
Current position: Chief Technology Officer, Battrion AG

Casey Bussone Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Casey Bussone
Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Chia-Hao Marcus Chuang Current position: Data Scientist, Macy's

Chia-Hao Marcus Chuang
Current position: Data Scientist, Macy's

Dong-Gwang Ha Current position: PhD Candidate, MIT

Dong-Gwang Ha
Current position: PhD Candidate, MIT

Han-Ming Hau Current position: Undergraduate, University of Southern California

Han-Ming Hau
Current position: Undergraduate, University of Southern California

Max Hoerantner Current position: Vice President of Engineering and Co-Founder, Swift Solar

Max Hoerantner
Current position: Vice President of Engineering and Co-Founder, Swift Solar

Anna Johnson Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Anna Johnson
Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Huashan Li Current position: Associate Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University

Huashan Li
Current position: Associate Professor, Sun Yat-Sen University

Niklas Mannhardt Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Niklas Mannhardt
Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Brandon Motes Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Brandon Motes
Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Bella Montanaro Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Bella Montanaro
Current position: Undergraduate, MIT

Robert Nick Current position: Desktop Metal

Robert Nick
Current position: Desktop Metal

Sarah Sofia Current position: PhD graduate, MIT

Sarah Sofia
Current position: PhD graduate, MIT

Claudio Vergara Current position: Lead Product Architect, Off-Grid Electric

Claudio Vergara
Current position: Lead Product Architect, Off-Grid Electric

Tony Wu Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard

Tony Wu
Current position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard

Dasol Yoon Current postion: Graduate student, Cornell University

Dasol Yoon
Current postion: Graduate student, Cornell University

Haomiao Zhang Current position: Assistant Professor, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China  .

Haomiao Zhang
Current position: Assistant Professor, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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David Zhitomirsky Current position: Electro-Optical Engineer and Materials Scientist, E Ink

David Zhitomirsky
Current position: Electro-Optical Engineer and Materials Scientist, E Ink