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Posters

Below are links to some of the posters that were presented by our students, researchers and guests at the poster sessions. We hope you find them interesting and informative.

Combined Solar Power and Heat for Electricity, Hot Water, and Space Heating "Combined Solar Power and Heat for Electricity, Hot Water, and Space Heating"
Ali Hassanzadeh, Bennett Widyolar, Jordyn Brinkley, Sai Phani Kiran, Lun Jiang, Roland Winston                 
University of California, Merced
Audience choice poster winner!
   
Optical-thermal modeling and experimental performance characterization of novel glass encased all glass evacuated tube solar collector "Optical-thermal modeling and experimental performance characterization of novel glass encased all glass evacuated tube solar collector"
Yogesh Bhusal, Ali Hassanzadeh, Roland Winston
School of Engineering, University of California, Merced
University of California Advanced Solar Energy Institute (UC Solar) 
Audience choice poster winner!
   
 

"High efficiency perovskite single-and multi-junction photovoltaics"
Jin-Wook Lee, Qifeng Han, Yao-Tsung Hsieh, Nicholas De Marco, and Yang Yang
YY LABs
University of California, Los Angeles

   
"Particle size efffects of solar absorbing dispersions in water and convergence of Mie solutions"
Sai Kiran Hota, Gerardo C. Diaz
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Merced
   

"The value proposition of GaN in Rooftop PV Inverters"
Umesh K Mishra
UC Solar co-Director
Professor ECE, University of California, Santa Barbara
Co-founder and CTO, Transphorm Inc., (a UCSB Start-up)

   

"Testing Solar Modules for use in BIPV/AIPV Applications"
Javier Chaname1; Michael Leveille2; Aaron Wheeler2; Sarah Kurtz, PhD1
1. University of California, Merced, School of Engineering
2. University of California, Merced, School of Natural Sciences

 

   
  "Contact resistance of the p-type amorphous silicon hole contact in silicon heterojunction solar cells"
Ashling Leilaeioun1, William Weigand1, Pradyumna Muralidharan1, Mathieu Boccard1, Dragica Vasileska1, Stephen Goodnick1 and Zachary C. Holman1
Arizona State University, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
   
  "Two-Stage High Concentration Hybrid SBS CPV/CSP Collector"
Widyolar, B., Jiang, L., Ferry, J., Winston, R., Kirk, A., Osowski, M., Cygan, D. and Abbasi, H.
University of California, Merced
Gas Technology Institute
Advanced Reserach Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)
U.S. Department of Energy
MiroLink Devices
   
  "Optmization of a building-integrated PV/T Airflow Window"
Andrea Chialastri, Michael Isaacson
University of California, Santa Cruz, Jack Baskin Scool of Engineering
   
 

"Lead free Methyl-Ammonium Tin lodide based Perovskite Solar Cells: Optimization of Perovskite Layer thickness through simulation using gpvdm"
Jalen Harris1, Jon Shaffer2, Dr. Sankha Banerjee1, Dr. Saquib Ahmed2
1. California State University, Fresno

2. SUNY Buffalo State

 

   
  "Sn based Perovskite Solar Cell"
Ashish Kaushal1 , Shelby Sturgeon1 , Yunus Saiyed1 , Attar Gill1 , Baltripat Singh1 , Saquib Ahmed1 , and Attar Singh Gill1
Advisors: Saquib Ahmed, PhD3, Sankha Banerjee, PhD1
1California State University, Fresno
2Energy Engineering Research Group
3State University of New York, Buffalo State
   
 

"Latent Heat Battery: A Phase Change Battery that will brighten our nights"
By Richard Dering, Richard Obregon, Xiao Yuan, Sean Headley, Vishav Singh, Justin Salazar, Gökhan Mungan, Laura Hernandez, Zach Williams, Jerry Woodall

University of California, Davis
Woodall Research Group

   
 

"Solar/sCO2 Thermal Energy Enhancement Facility"
Erfan Rasouli, Caton Mande, Matthew Stevens, Vinod Narayanan
University of California, Davis

   
  "OG-FET: A Vertical GaN trench MOSFET; targeted towards highly efficient power conversion"
C. Gupta, S. H. Chan, A. Agarwal, S. Keller, and U. K. Mishra
University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
   
  "Quinone Based Organic Redox Flow Battery for Renewable Energy Storage"
Students: Gustavo A. Silva Hernandez, Piyumal Murutenge Advisors: Ajith R. Weerasinghe, PhD
California State University, Fresno, Lyles College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
   
  "Electrodeposition and Pulse-Electrodeposition of Zinc Sulfide thin films for Fabrication of Solar Cells"
Students: Gustavo A. Silva-Hernandez and Abhimanyu Tripathi
Advisor: Ajith Weerasinghe and Sankha Banerjee
California State University, Fresno, Lyles College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
 
   
 

"Battery Energy Storage System Dynamic Control Based on Real-Time Load Forecasting"
Hao Xin1,2 , Yun Xue1,2 , Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales1,2
1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Riverside, California

2Southern California Research Initiative for Solar Energy, Bourns College of Engineering
University of California, Riverside, Center for Environmental Research and Technology 

   
 

"Low Cost Dispatchable Heat for Small Scale Solar Thermal Desalination"
Jiang, Lun, Widyolar, Bennett K., Brinkley, Jordyn T., Winston, Roland**
University of California, Merced
UC Solar
U.S. Department of Energy

   
  "Waste water evaporation powered by a non-tracking XCPC solar thermal array"
Jonathan Ferry
University of California, Merced
UC Solar
   
  "Surface Engineering of ZnO Photoelectrode for Perovskite Solar Cells"
Kichang Jung 1,2, Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales 2,3
1Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
2Southern California Research Initiative for Solar Energy, College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology University of California, Riverside, CA 92507
3Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
   
   "Scalable Optical Patterning Process for Organic Photovoltaic Applications"
Tucker Murrey, Zaira Bedolla, Goktug Gonel, Makena Dettmann, Adam Moule
Department of Chemical Engineering, Bainer Hall University of California Davis
   
  "Aluminum-Gallium Alloys: the Next Generation Global Source for Hydrogen Fuel"
Miheer Shah, Ricky Obregon, Tom Rowley, and Jerry Woodall Department 
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Electrical Engineering, University of California, Davis
   
  "Modeling high penetration scenarios of clean energy in the electrical grid with SWITCH: A case for México"
Sergio Castellanos, Pedro Sánchez-Pérez, Aldo Pasos-Trejo, Mateo Torres, Josiah Johnston, Apollo Jain, Alejandra Monroy, Florin James-Langer, Diego Ponce de León, Oliver Probst, Daniel M. Kammen
1 University of California, Berkeley; Berkeley, CA, USA
2 Universisty of California, Merced; Merced, CA, USA
3 Universidad Autónoma de México; CDMX, México
4 Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey; Monterrey, NL, México
   
  "Influence of Backplate width and port size on the performance of Aluminum based minichannel solar collectors"
Sai Kiran Hota, Julio Perez, Gerardo Diaz*
University of California, Merced, School of Engineering
   
  "Improved piezoelectric performance of mechanically stable ZnO nanopyramidal array"
Taehoon Lim1 , Kichang Jung1,2, Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales1,2*
1 Southern California Research Initiative for Solar Energy, College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology, University of California, Riverside, California 92507
2 Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
   
  "Energy Audit of Fabrication of Electrodepostied Solar Cells at Fresno State"
Students: Thomas Mertens Advisors: Dr. Ajith Weerasinghe
California State University, Fresno, Lyles College of Engineering
   
   "Evaluation on Transmittance of a Cylindrical Fresnel lens and Its Application on Solar Steam Generation"
Xinglong Ma 1,2 , Hongfei Zheng 1
1. School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
2. School of Engineering, University of California, Merced, USA
   
   "A New Thermophotovoltaic Record"
Zunaid Omair1,2, Gregg Scranton1,2 , Luis M. Pazos-Outόn1, T. Patrick Xiao1,2, Myles A. Steiner3, Per F. Peterson4, John Holzrichter5 , Eli Yablonovitch1,2
1Department of EECS, UC Berkeley;
2Lawrence Berkeley National Lab;
3National Renewable Energy Lab;
4 Dept of Nuclear Eng, UC Berkeley;
5Physical Insight Assc. Inc,