RENEWABLE ENERGY AND APPLIED PHOTONICS
REAP Labs Director:
Research Assistant Professor:
Ahmed has an M.S. in Material Science and Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and a B.S. from the American University of Sharjah. Ahmed has researched concentred solar photovoltaics included split spectrum systems.
Maggie has a B.S. from Mt. Holyoke College in Physics and is working on advanced epitaxial techniques to create small bandgap semiconductors and semimetals, as well as, the applications of lattice mismatched material.
Emily has a B.A. from Bard College in Physics and Mathematics and completed a position as a Helen Fellow, a joint teaching and research fellowship position at the American Museum of Natural History for women in STEM.
John received his B.S. in Physics from Boston College.
Minsu has earned a BS in Materials Science and Engineering from Seoul National University of Science and Technology and an MS in Optical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He is currently working on selective metamaterial emitters for thermophotovoltaic applications.
Jon Manninen has completed a BS from Tufts University in Electrical Engineering and is working on a Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He is presently working on the epitaxial process of silicon-germanium-tin, specifically to achieve the realization of CMOS compatible silicon-photonics.
John has a Ph.D. and M.S. from Tufts in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. in Physics from The University of Massachusetts Amherst and is currently researching earth abundant transparent conducting oxides for use with photovoltaics.
Dante has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from Tufts University in Electrical Engineering. His postdoctoral research is focused on infrared energy harvesters with a focus on space-based applications.
BS ECE 2019
Corey recieved a M.S. and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Tufts. He then completed an Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Texas at El-Paso, and is now a Humbholt Fellow at TU Kaiserslautern in Germany.
Chandler has a PhD, M.S., B.S. from Tufts University in Electrical Engineering and has researched novel materials for use with high efficiency III-V photovoltaics.
Neville has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and a B.S. in EE from Syracuse University.
Abigail has an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University and a B.S. from Mt. Holyoke College in Physics and is working on application specific research for long wavelength thermophotovoltaics including the development of a microcombustor. Abbey is also developing unique educational tools for photovoltaic and semiconductor sciences geared towards a wide range of students.
Nicole has an M.S. from Tufts University in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. from Purdue University in Physics and is a member of REAP Labs working on metamaterial thermal emitters as well as dynamic metamaterial polarizers. Nicole has previous research experience with molecular beam epitaxy and will soon be working to set up the new REAP Labs MBE systems.
Former Undergraduate Students
Lisa Fantini- Graduated 2018 wiht a BS in Engineering Physics. Lisa developed a photoluminescence and quantum efficiency test apparatus to characterize photovoltaic cells.
Nathan Krinsky - BS ECE 2019
Danielle Skufca - BS ECE 2018 - Danielle designed a lab course for intro first year engineers to create their own solar cells and refurbishing a set of semiconductor processing for the course.
Norihito Naka - Testing ohmic contacts for semiconductor and photovoltaic devices.
Katie Levinson - Optical characterization of semiconductor materials in the infrared
Robert Rockmore (BS-Phys '14) - Testing and developing ohmic contacts to semiconductors and photovoltaic devices, as well as improving the labaratory photoluminescense testing apparatus.
Jake Hellman (BS-EE'16) - Working on computer animations of REAP research topics.
Ben Kim (BS-EE '16) -Testing and developing ohmic contacts to semiconductors and photovoltaic devices.
Anders Simpson-Wolf (BS-EE '13) - Worked on the development of microcombustors for energy generation applications.
Meth Bandara (BS-EE '13) - Worked on the develoment microcombusters project under funding from the Tufts Summer Scholars Program, as well as a solar insolation meter for his senior design project.
Emir Salih Magden (BS-EE '12) - 3+1 multijunction concentrator
Han Chen (BS-EE '11) and Michael Motola-Barnes (BSEE '11) started the research and development of a micro-combuster unit to utilize TPV
Adam Santos (BS-ME '10), Robert Bayless (BSME '10), Alexander Schmieder (BSME'10)
Atiyah S. Ahsan (BS-EE '10), Roman Khasidov (BSEE '10), Cherag Kapadia (BSEE'10), Edward Portney (BSEE '10), Golam R. Khan (BSEE '10), Matthew Woerner (BS-EE'10), and Jackson Dolan (BSME '10)
Duytam Pham (BS-EE '09) - Now at Tufts Medical School