Betul & Jiwoo present their solution processing work during Duke's Energy Week
November 5, 2018
Wiley publishes a comprehensive review on synthesis methods for halide perovskite thin-films!
November 2, 2018
Supercomputer Predicts Optical and Thermal Properties of Complex Hybrid Materials
October 8, 2018
Computational models of layered hybrid perovskites open new material design space for light-based applications such as LEDs and water purification
RTNN awards Maryam their 2018 Collaborative Research Award & Maxine the Student Outreach Awards
September 27, 2018
The RTNN is pleased to announce its outstanding 2018 award recipients. The awardees were all honored at a dinner reception.
Qiwei successfully defends his PhD thesis!
August 22, 2018
Qiwei Han, who is a joint student in the Jie Liu research group, successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Additive Engineering for High-Performance Perovskite Photovoltaics.”
Duke Engineers Join National Center on Emerging Energy Materials
August 21, 2018
Three Duke faculty members will work to develop new hybrid organic-inorganic semiconductors for novel energy applications
Newly expanded Energy Research Seed Fund awards 8 grants to Duke faculty members
April 26, 2018
Research projects that explore advances in energy materials, novel perspectives on resilience and sustainability, and energy storage solutions will receive funding in 2018 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s [...]
Mitzi Elected to Materials Research Society Fellows
February 10, 2018
David Mitzi, Simon Family Professor with faculty appointments in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and in the Department of Chemistry, has been elected to the 2018 class of [...]
Laser Evaporation Technology to Create New Solar Materials
January 3, 2018
Materials scientists at Duke University have developed a method to create hybrid thin-film materials that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to make. The technique could be the gateway to new generations of solar cells, light-emitting diodes and photodetectors.
Energy Initiative Awards Seven New Seed Grants
April 28, 2017
Research projects that explore new possibilities for energy storage, reliability, and sustainable development will receive funding in 2017 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s Energy Research Seed Fund.
Bringing a Lot of Energy to Research
May 6, 2015
The Duke Energy Initiative‘s annual research collaboration workshop on May 5 was an update on how the campus-wide alliance of more than 130 faculty has been pursuing its goals of making energy “accessible, affordable, reliable and clean.” In short, they’ve [...]
Mitzi Awarded SunShot Initiative Funding to Improve Thin-Film Solar Cell Materials
October 23, 2014
David Mitzi, a professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke University, has been awarded a four-year, $1.3 million cooperative award from the U.S.
David Mitzi: Harvesting More of the Sun’s Shine
August 18, 2014
David Mitzi, an expert in developing new materials for solar cell and other energy applications, has joined the mechanical engineering and materials science department in Duke Universityâ€™s Pratt School of Engineering.