Affiliated Researchers: Energy Conversion

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

Displaying 42 search result(s) for Energy Conversion.

Kofi Adu


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

Linxiao Zhu


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

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, Ceramics

Mariantonieta Gutierrez Soto


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

Bruce Logan


Evan Pugh University Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Top research keywords: Microbial Fuel Cells, Cathodes, Fuel Cell, Cathode, Regenerative Fuel Cells

Huanyu Cheng


Associate Professor and Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor in Engineering, Engineering Science and Mechanics
Top research keywords: Electronic Equipment, Graphene, Mechanics, Skin, Electronics

Mark Horn


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

Akhlesh Lakhtakia


Evan Pugh University Professor and Charles G. Binder Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics
Top research keywords: Thin Films, Surface Plasmons, Plane Wave, Dielectric Material, Wave

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, Lignin

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, DNA-Directed RNA Polymerases, Adenosine Triphosphatases, Cellulose Synthase

Yashar Mehmani


Assistant Professor, Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME)
Top research keywords: Kerogen, Porous Materials, Direct Numerical Simulation, Multiscale Methods, Solute Transport

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

Xianbiao Hu


Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Top research keywords: Traffic, Travel Time, Trajectories, Trajectory, Autonomous Vehicles

Charles Ray


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

Tom Richard


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

Costas Maranas


Donald B. Broughton Professor, Chemical Engineering
Top research keywords: Metabolic, Escherichia Coli, Genome, Fluxes, Genomics

Timothy Tighe


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

Gregory Pavlak


Assistant Professor, Architectural Engineering
Top research keywords: Uncertainty, Thermal Energy, Energy, Thermal Comfort, Heating

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, Discrete Fourier Transforms

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

Julian Wang


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

Qiming Zhang


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

Daniel Ciolkosz


Research Associate, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Top research keywords: Biomass, Debarking, Wood, Lighting, Greenhouses

Satadru Dey


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

Ali Demirci


Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Top research keywords: Fermentation, Biofilms, Ultraviolet Rays, Ultraviolet Radiation, Inactivation

Lauren Greenlee


Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Top research keywords: Nanoparticles, Iron, Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Oxidation, Magnesium

Noel Chris Giebink


Charles K. Etner Professor of Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Top research keywords: Organic Semiconductor Materials, Organic Semiconductors, Polarons, Excitons, Semiconductor

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

Adri van Duin


Professor and Kenneth Kuan-Yuo Kuo Early Career Professorship, Mechanical Engineering
Top research keywords: Molecular Dynamics, Field Theory (physics), Simulation, Force, Computer Simulation

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, Ferroelectric Switching

Michael Janik


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

Christopher Arges


Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Top research keywords: Negative Ions, Membranes, Block Copolymers, Electrolytes, Anion Exchange Membrane

Stefan Thynell


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

Donghai Wang


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

Randy L. Vander Wal


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