Fellows

Graduate Students

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.

Dong-Gwang Ha hdg@mit.edu Dong-Gwang is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering and a member of the Baldo group at MIT. His current research focuses on the optical and electrical properties of organic materials and device stability. Dong-Gwang received his MS and BS in materials science and engineering from Seoul National University.

Dong-Gwang Ha
hdg@mit.edu

Dong-Gwang is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering and a member of the Baldo group at MIT. His current research focuses on the optical and electrical properties of organic materials and device stability. Dong-Gwang received his MS and BS in materials science and engineering from Seoul National 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.

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.

Sarah Sofia ssofia@mit.edu Sarah is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering in the PV Lab at MIT. Her research focuses on silicon-based multijunction solar cells and multijunction solar cell cost modeling. Sarah received her BS in physics and astronomy from Haverford College.

Sarah Sofia
ssofia@mit.edu

Sarah is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering in the PV Lab at MIT. Her research focuses on silicon-based multijunction solar cells and multijunction solar cell cost modeling. Sarah received her BS in physics and astronomy from Haverford College.

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.

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.

Tony Wu tonyw@mit.edu Tony is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of the Baldo group at MIT. His research focuses on excitonic processes in organic semiconductors for PV and LED applications. Tony received his SM from MIT and his BS from National Taiwan University, both in electrical engineering.

Tony Wu
tonyw@mit.edu

Tony is a PhD student in Electrical Engineering and a member of the Baldo group at MIT. His research focuses on excitonic processes in organic semiconductors for PV and LED applications. Tony received his SM from MIT and his BS from National Taiwan University, both in electrical engineering.

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.

Max Hoerantner maxhoer@mit.edu Max is a postdoctoral researcher in GridEdge and ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on novel device architectures and deposition techniques for perovskite solar cells. Max received his PhD in condensed matter physics from the University of Oxford and his MSc and BSc in mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich. 

Max Hoerantner
maxhoer@mit.edu

Max is a postdoctoral researcher in GridEdge and ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on novel device architectures and deposition techniques for perovskite solar cells. Max received his PhD in condensed matter physics from the University of Oxford and his MSc and BSc in mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich. 

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.

Claudio Vergara cvergara@mit.edu Claudio is a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Energy Initiative. His research focuses on modeling and simulation of electric power systems to support rural electrification and deployment of distributed energy generation. Claudio received his PhD in sustainable energy systems from University of Porto and his professional degree in electrical and electronics engineering from University of Chile.

Claudio Vergara
cvergara@mit.edu

Claudio is a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Energy Initiative. His research focuses on modeling and simulation of electric power systems to support rural electrification and deployment of distributed energy generation. Claudio received his PhD in sustainable energy systems from University of Porto and his professional degree in electrical and electronics engineering from University of Chile.

 
 

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. 

Robert Nick rnick@mit.edu Robert is a staff research scientist in ONE Lab at MIT. His current research focuses on materials and process development for roll-to-roll processing of polymer solar cells. Robert formerly served as VP of R&D at QD Vision, Inc., developing quantum dot light-emitting technologies for display applications. Robert received his PhD and MA from Princeton and his BA from Johns Hopkins, all in chemistry.

Robert Nick
rnick@mit.edu

Robert is a staff research scientist in ONE Lab at MIT. His current research focuses on materials and process development for roll-to-roll processing of polymer solar cells. Robert formerly served as VP of R&D at QD Vision, Inc., developing quantum dot light-emitting technologies for display applications. Robert received his PhD and MA from Princeton and his BA from Johns Hopkins, all in chemistry.

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 Associate Dean for Innovation in the MIT School of Engineering. He co-directs the MIT Innovation Initiative and is the faculty leading the design and construction 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 Associate Dean for Innovation in the MIT School of Engineering. He co-directs the MIT Innovation Initiative and is the faculty leading the design and construction of MIT.nano. Vladimir leads the Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Laboratory (ONE Lab).

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.

Joel Jean jjean@mit.edu Joel is the Executive Director of the Tata-MIT GridEdge Solar program and a postdoctoral researcher in ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on device physics, thin-film deposition technologies, and lightweight, flexible quantum dot and perovskite solar cells. Joel received his PhD and SM from MIT and his BS from Stanford, all in electrical engineering.

Joel Jean
jjean@mit.edu

Joel is the Executive Director of the Tata-MIT GridEdge Solar program and a postdoctoral researcher in ONE Lab at MIT. His research focuses on device physics, thin-film deposition technologies, and lightweight, flexible quantum dot and perovskite solar cells. Joel received his PhD and SM from MIT and his BS from Stanford, all in electrical engineering.

Monica Pegis pegis@mit.edu Monica is a part-time administrative assistant for GridEdge. Based in Vancouver, she is a professional violinist and a frequent guest artist at music festivals around the country.

Monica Pegis
pegis@mit.edu

Monica is a part-time administrative assistant for GridEdge. Based in Vancouver, she is a professional violinist and a frequent guest artist at music festivals around the country.

 
 

Principal Investigators

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

Deniz Bozyigit Current position: Chief Analytics Officer, Battrion AG

Deniz Bozyigit
Current position: Chief Analytics Officer, Battrion AG

Chia-Hao Marcus Chuang  

Chia-Hao Marcus Chuang
 

Huashan Li

Huashan Li

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

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