PM Rao

Prof. Pratap Rao

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2013

CV: Pratap M. Rao_CV_May2016  (updated May 2016)



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





Xiaowei Photo_JPEGXiaowei Xu (MTE)

Previous School: China University of China (BS in Materials Physics)
Research Interest: Solar cell, Semiconductor, renewable energy
Research Project: Flame synthesis of semiconductor nanowire thin films
Hobbies: Working out, playing basketball, watching TED talks, cooking for friends, watching NBA games


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Hrushikesh Joshi (ME)

Previous School: Dr. DY Patil Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pune, India (BS in Mechanical engineering)      Research Interest: Work related to renewable energy (Solar cells)  Research Project: Control of hydrothermal growth of nanorods for solar cell applications             Hobbies: Cricket, squash, pool, trekking, swimming, dancing, traveling, photography, books, tv


Zhehao Zhu PictureZhehao Zhu (CHE/CH)

Research Interest: Materials for renewable energy conversion and storage                                  Research Project: Mixed oxide materials for PEC water spitting Hobbies: Body building, martial arts, hiking, table tennis, reading (favorite book is Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell)


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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)