Chair: Akhlesh Lakhtakia (Pennsylvania State University)

Novel materials, devices, and methods are required for efficient solar cells, photovoltaic energy systems as well as energy harvesting and cooling systems with high power density.

Session topics :

  • Micro Energy Harvesting
  • Elastocaloric Microcooling
  • Nanophotonic Light Management
  • Materials for Spectral Conversion
  • Advanced Optical Spectroscopy
  • Perovskite Photovoltaics
  • Novel Concepts for PV Modules
  • Solar-Driven Water Treatment Processes


Akhlesh Lakhtakia

The Pennsylvania State University

Zhe Li

QMUL Materials Research Institute

Joe Briscoe

Queen Mary University of London

Yong Zhang

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Zubair Ahmad

Qatar University Young Scientists Center (QUYSC)

Yiwen Wang

Queen Mary University of London