PM Rao

Prof. Pratap Rao

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2013

CV: Rao_CV_2018_v1  (updated Jan 2018)



Lite photoLite Zhou (MTE)

Previous school: South China Technology University (BS), WPI (MS)
Research Interest: Solar cell, PEC water splitting, nano synthesis
Research Project: Metal oxide and metal sulfide for PEC water splitting
Hobbies: High jump (National Athlete of Second Degree),                                                      swimming, soccer, video game (dota2)


Binod Photo_JPEGBinod Giri (ME)

Previous School: Trinity College (BS in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics, 2015)                       Research Interest: Metal Nanowires, Solar Cells, Photoelectrochemical Cells, Renewable Energy, Batteries                                                  Research Project: Synthesis of metal nanostructures                                          Hobbies: Badminton and squash, science fiction and detective movies and tv series



Tao YanTao Yan (MTE)

Previous School: Tianjin University, China (BS), WPI (MS)                                                         Research interest: solar energy, semiconductor, perovskite                                                Research project: Orientation and bonding of WS2; perovskites                                          Hobbies: Watching movies, listen music and play instruments and traveling



Maryam Maryam Masroor Shalmani (ME)

Previous school: Sharif University of Technology, Iran (BS) University of Tehran, Iran (MS)                    Research interest: solar cells, Batteries, photoelectrichemical cells                                             Research project: Metal sulfide for solar cells Hobbies: Playing instruments, traveling, movies, swimming                                      



Cerien Vaidya(MTE)                               Previous School: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea  (BS)                             Research Interest:                                       Research Project:                                       Hobbies:









image1 James McRae (CHE)

Research interest: Thin films, photovoltaics, nanomaterials, energy                                         Research project: Bismuth-based thin-film perovskites for photovoltaic applications                                     Hobbies: Music, basketball, hanging out with friends, camping/hiking, reading, playing bass, cooking, building/making random things. Favorite Novels:  Brave New World, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Crime and Punishment, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Favorite TV Shows:  The Wire, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad


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Zhehao Zhu (BS, 2017), Studying in Northwestern University (PhD)

Kefan Chen (MS, 2017), Studying in University of Neveda(PhD)

Yang Yang ( MS, 2017), Studying in University of Neveda(PhD)

Caicai Ye (MS, 2017), working in The Dow Chemical as a chemist

Jing Zhang (MS, 2017)

Patrick Allen (MS, ME)

Chenqi Zhao (MS, MTE)

Chen Li (MS, MTE)

Chen Chen (MS, MTE)

Thomas Macrae (MS, ME)

Anushka Dasgupta (Algonquin Regional High School)

Adam Rivelli (Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science)