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August 2016

August 2016

DOE SunShot Initiative powers up ASU solar research projects Two new solar research projects at Arizona State University will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, the SunShot Initiative announced today. Both projects, funded under the Small Innovative...
July 2016

July 2016

ASU a power player at IEEE photovoltaics conference Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering had a standout showing among the top minds at the top international photovoltaic conference. At the 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference held...
May 2016

May 2016

New inventions from ASU researchers may lead to cheaper, more efficient solar power Companies making solar panels have faced the same choice for decades. Their sun-soaking panels could be efficient or cheap, but not both. Time to start erasing that rule. Researchers...
February 2016

February 2016

Yao, an assistant professor of electrical engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, was among the 56 scientists recently awarded a Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The program AFOSR...
December 2015

December 2015

Cun-Zheng Ning and his research group’s demonstration of the world’s first white laser nets a 2015 Popular Science Best of What’s New Award Every December for the past 28 years, the editors of Popular Science have sought out products and technologies poised to change...
November 2015

November 2015

Major advances in OLED technology would amount to “a very big milestone” in the ability to effectively light our world, said Jian Li, an associate professor of materials science and engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State...
October 2015

October 2015

Yuji Zhao, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, has been chosen to receive a prestigious Early Career Faculty Space Tech Research Grant awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...
February 2015

February 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Zhang, who became an IEEE Fellow as senior member who has made outstanding contributions to the electrical and information technologies and sciences for the betterment of humanity and the profession.  Dr. Zhang was selected for his contributions...
November 2014

November 2014

We are excited to welcome the new member Dr. Maxim Sukharev to the center. Dr. Sukharev is associate professor in the department of physics at ASU. His research topics include ab initio electrodynamics of quantum systems optically coupled to nanoscale materials,...
October 2014

October 2014

A new book by Prof. M. Tao entitled Terawatt Solar Photovoltaics: Roadblocks and Opportunities (Springer, London, 2014) is published.  It presents a more comprehensive picture about solar photovoltaics beyond the commonly discussed topics such as efficiency and cost....