Fundamentals of photovoltaic energy conversion; limiting efficiencies, loss mechanisms. Nanoscale effects in semiconductor, thin film, and organic photovoltaics. Emphasis on emerging nanotechnologies including nano wires, heterostructures, hybrid materials, quantum dots, transparent conducting materials, and plasmonics.
Spring 2018

Nanoscale synthesis—top-down and bottom-up; chemical vapor deposition; plasma processes; soft-lithography;
self-assembly; layer-by-layer. Characterization; microscopy; scanning probe microscopes; profilometry; reflectometry
and ellipsometry; X-ray diffraction; spectroscopies (EDX, SIMS, Mass spec, Raman, XPS); particle size analysis;
electrical, optical. Cross-listed with CENG 213.
Winter 2017, Winter 2018

NANO 111. Characterization of NanoEngineering Systems
Fundamentals and practice of methods to image, measure, and analyze materials and devices that are structured
at the nanometer scale. Optical and electron microscopy; scanning probe methods; photon-, ion-, electron-probe methods,
spectroscopic, magnetic, electrochemical, and thermal methods.
Winter 2017, Winter 2018

CENG 176B. Chemical Engineering Process Laboratory I
Laboratory projects in the areas of applied chemical research and unit operations. Emphasis on applications of
engineering concepts and fundamentals to solution of practical and research problems.
Spring 2016, Spring 2017

NANO 120B. NanoEngineering System Design II
Principles of product quality assurance in design and production. Professional ethics. Safety and design for
the environment. Culmination of team design projects initiated in NANO 120A with a working prototype designed
for a real engineering application.
Spring 2016, Spring 2017

NANO 203. Nanoscale Synthesis and Characterization
Winter 2016

CENG101A, Introductory Fluid Mechanics
Kinematics and equation of motion; hydrostatics; Bernoulli’s equation; viscous flows; turbulence, pipe flow;
boundary layers and drag in external flows; applications to chemical, structural, and bioengineering.
Fall 2015