Principal Investigator

Qiaoqiang Gan

Full Professor

Research Interests: Sustainability, Energy, Nanophotonics, Thermal management, Biosensing

Research Scientist

Murali Gedda

Research Scientist

Research Interests: perovskites, organic semiconductors, light-emitting diodes, photovoltaics, resistive memory devices, photosensors, ultrathin films and transistors

Kaijie Yang

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Solar evaporation, Atmospheric water harvesting, Adsorption

Post-doctoral fellow

Xueke Wu

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Sustainability, Energy, Thermal management, Radiative Cooling, Functional materials

Wenyue Liang

Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Nano Optics, Optoelectronic Device, Intelligent Design and Optimization, Machine learning

Jiake Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Interests: Hydrogel, Natural Material, Sustainability

Jin Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow; National Scholarship Winner

Research Interests: Optical Sensing, Microcavity, Nanoparticles

Ryanda Enggar Anugrah Ardhi

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Research Interests: (Photo)electrochemistry, Rechargeable photobatteries, Perovskite, organic, and quantum-dot solar cells, Wearable energy devices, Electrolysis and Catalysis

Haomin Song

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Nanophotonics, Biosensing

Saichao Dang

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Far-field thermal radiation regulation, Radiative Cooling, Sustainability, Photonic device

Abdul Rahim Siddiqui

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Sustainable materials and methods, Surface engineering, self-cleaning, Solar evaporation, Water and energy harvesting, Biomaterials

Venkata Karthik Yadav Penna

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Optoelectronics, Gas Sensors, photovoltaics, Ferroelectric Capacitors, Energy Material, Thin film

Shakeel Ahmad

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Radiative Cooling, Thermal management, Heat transfer, Machine learning, Phase-change


Haneena Neermunda Jaleel

Master's Student

Research Interests: Radiative Cooling, Evaporative Cooling, Sustainability, Polymer Engineering

Yue Lei

Visiting Student ; National Scholarship Winner

Research Interests: Radiative Cooling, Building Insulation

Qizhe Chen

MS/PhD Student

Jake Rada

Ph.D. Student

Research Interests: Structural Color, Radiative Cooling, Thin-film Deposition

Renad Abualjamal

Master’s student

Research Interests: Radiative and evaporative cooling, Atmospheric water harvesting, CO2 capture, Sustainable structural materials, Passive cooling systems

Sicheng Zeng

Master Student

Research Interests: Sustainability, Nanofabrication, Energy Material, Nanomaterial, Photonics

Yingkun Zhu

PhD student

Research Interests: Nanofabrication, SERS, PCR


Yanpei Tian

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Photonic manipulation, Photothermal conversion, Near-field radiative heat transfer, Solar steam generation

Uma Pratheebha Umaiya Kunjaram

Research Project Assistant

Wenhong Yang

Post-doctoral fellow

Research Interests: Measurface, Color display, Sensor, Nanofabrication

Hasan Almahfoudh

Associate Consultant

Research Interests: Radiative Cooling, Photonic structures, Phase-change materials


Ahmed Mortuza Saleque

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Solar Energy, 2D Materials, Photothermal Energy, photovoltaics, Desalination, Optics, Photonics