Affiliated Researchers: Energy Conversion

Affiliates are Penn Staters who have a connection to or an interest in the work of the Institute of Energy and the Environment.

Displaying 41 search result(s) for Energy Conversion.

Jian Hsu


Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics
Top research keywords: Nanocrystals, Quantum Dots, Light Emitting Diodes, Quantum Dot, Microcavities

Linxiao Zhu


Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Radiative Heat Transfer, Near Fields, Radiative Cooling, Hot Temperature, Cooling

Kofi Adu


Professor of Physics, Division of Mathematics & Natural Sciences (Altoona)
Top research keywords: Carbon Nanotubes, Phonons, Phonon, Nanowires, Nanowire

Bed Poudel


Associate Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Top research keywords: Thermoelectricity, Skutterudites, Figure Of Merit, Nanostructures, Bismuth

Wenjie Li


Assistant Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Top research keywords: Thermoelectricity, Ceramic, Sintering, Yttrium Oxide, Skutterudites

Dassou Nagassou


Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, School of Science, Engineering & Technology (Harrisburg)
Top research keywords: Carbon Dioxide, Plasmas, Decomposition, Solar Energy, Plasma

Qiming Zhang


Professor, Electrical Engineering
Top research keywords: Polymers, Ferroelectric Materials, Vinylidene, Fluorides, Terpolymers

Mark Horn


Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics
Top research keywords: Thin Films, Lithography, Vanadium Oxides, Oxide Films, Liquid Film

Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto


Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Design and Innovation
Top research keywords: Vibration Control, Earthquakes, Replicator Dynamics, Highway Bridges, Dynamic Models

Qing Wang


Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Top research keywords: Polymers, Ferroelectric Materials, Nanocomposites, Dielectric Material, Poly(vinylidene)

Hilal Ezgi Toraman


Assistant Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Pyrolysis, Xylans, Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography, Bio-Oil, Catalysts

Konstantinos Alexopoulos


Assistant Research Professor, Chemical Engineering
Top research keywords: Catalysts, Dehydration, Butenes, Catalyst, Zeolites

Tracy Nixon


Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Top research keywords: Sinorhizobium Meliloti, ATPases Associated With Diverse Cellular Activities, Cellulose Synthase, DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases, Adenosine Triphosphate

Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan


Associate Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics
Top research keywords: Carbon, Carbon Atom, Alcohols, Nanoporosity, Polypyrroles

Katherine Zipp


Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education
Top research keywords: Energy Crops, Ecosystem Services, Invasive Species, Bioenergy, Landowners

Charles Ray


Associate Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management
Top research keywords: Lumber, Kilns, Hardwoods, Wood, Drying

Adri van Duin


Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Molecular Dynamics, Field Theory (physics), Simulation, Force, Computer Simulation

Saurabh Basu


Assistant Professor, Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Top research keywords: Microstructure, Machining, Strain, Plastic Deformation, Textures

Tom Richard


Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Top research keywords: Manures, Composting, Manure, Compost, Composts

Timothy Tighe


Assistant Research Professor, Materials Characterization Lab
Top research keywords: Self Assembled Monolayers, Monolayers, Self Assembled Monolayer, Atoms, Monolayer

Peter Idowu


Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies, Penn State Harrisburg
Top research keywords: Students, Energy Storage, Electrical Engineering, Battery, Storage System

Jiawei Gong



Top research keywords: Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Perovskite Solar Cells, Conversion Efficiency, Electrodes, Turbulence

Gregory Pavlak


Assistant Professor, Architectural Engineering
Top research keywords: Thermal Energy, Uncertainty, Heating, Sensitivity Analysis, Model Predictive Control

Julian Wang


Associate Professor, Architectural Engineering
Top research keywords: Infrared Radiation, Energy Efficiency, Daylighting, Lighting, Emergency Response

Ryan Harne


Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Energy Harvesting, Harvesters, Vibration, Metamaterials, Energy

Satadru Dey


Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Lithium-ion Batteries, Hot Temperature, Failure Analysis, Ions, Battery Management Systems

Derek Hall


Assistant Research Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Electrodes, Electrochemical Sensors, Corrosion, Membranes, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy

Daniel Ciolkosz


Associate Research Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Top research keywords: Biomass, Farms, Debarking, Feedstocks, Wood

Randy L. Vander Wal


Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Soot, Nanostructures, Nanomaterial, Incandescence, Carbon

Eugene Morgan


Assistant Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Data Analytics, Big Data, Landslides, Sediments, Shale Gas

Donghai Wang


Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Anodes, Lithium Sulfur Batteries, Anode, Lithium-ion Batteries, Cathodes

Clive Randall


Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Top research keywords: Sintering, Ceramic, Ferroelectric Materials, Temperature, Dielectric Material

Hongtao Sun


Assistant Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Graphene, Atomic Layer Deposition, Lithium-ion Batteries, Anodes, Atomic Layer Epitaxy

Lauren Greenlee


Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Top research keywords: Nanoparticles, Iron, Struvite, Magnesium, Wastewater

Sibel Irmak


Research Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Top research keywords: Biomass, Reforming Reactions, Catalysts, Hydrogen, Catalyst Supports

Michael Janik


Professor, Chemical Engineering
Top research keywords: Density Functional Theory, Adsorption, Catalysts, Oxidation, Surface

Stefan Thynell


Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Thermolysis, Decomposition, Propellants, Radiation, RDX

Nelson Yaw Dzade


Assistant Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Density Functional Theory, Adsorption, Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, Surface, Nanorods

Ismaila Dabo


Corning Faculty Fellow Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Top research keywords: Density Functional Theory, Electronic Structure, Transition Metals, Energy, Photocatalysts