Theme: Energy, Power and Electromagnetics

This theme comprises work in excitonics, studies in the absorption and emission of light, solar cells, disordered and low-dimensional materials, complex nanostructures, organic LEDs, nanowires, hybrid organic-inorganic materials, organic structures and devices, power electronics, signal level control circuits and electronics, system identification and control, continuum electromechanics, and high voltage and insulation research.

Principal Investigators in this theme are:
Prof. David Perreault, Prof. Vladimir Bulovic, Dr. Chathan Cooke, Prof. Luca Daniel, Prof. Jongyoon Han, Prof. Peter Hagelstein, Prof. John Joannopoulos, Prof. John Kassakian, Prof. James Kirtley, Prof. Jeffrey Lang, Prof. Steven Leeb, Mr. David Otten, Prof. Rajeev Ram, Prof. Joel Schindall, Prof. Marin Soljacic, Dr. David Trumper, Prof. George Verghese, Prof. Markus Zahn, Prof. Mildred Dresselhaus, Prof. Yang Shao-Horn, Prof. Jeffrey Grossman

Organizing Committee for RLE Immersion:
Energy, Power and Electromagnetics

Dr. Jouya Jadidian (Jouya@mit.edu) High Voltage Research Laboratory (LEES), now at CSAIL
Dr. Mohammad Araghchini (mohamad@mit.edu) Power Electronics Research Group (LEES)
Juan Antonio Santiago-Gonzalez (juansant@mit.edu) Power Electronics Research Group (LEES)
Arijit Banerjee (arijit@mit.edu) LEES
Yiou He (yiouhe@mit.edu) LEES
Wesley Hong (whong@mit.edu) Electrochemical Energy Laboratory (MechE)
Farnaz Niroui (fniroui@mit.edu) Organic and Nanostructured Group (MTL)
Tom Mahony (tsmahony@mit.edu) Organic and Nanostructured Group (MTL)


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Rapid Research Talks

Materials Design for Energy Environmental Applications
Priyank Vijaya Kumar | priyank@mit.edu | Grossman group

Energy Level Modification in Lead Sulfide Quantum Dot Photovoltaics through Ligand Exchange
Patric Brown | prbrown@mit.edu | Organic and Nanostructured Group (MTL)

Optimizing Graphene-Silicon Schottky Solar Cells
Yi Song | yisong@mit.edu | Nano-Materials and Electronics Group

Dielectric-filled Metallic Photonic Crystals for Energy Applications
Adrian Y.X. Yeng | yxyeng@gmail.com | Photonics and Modern Electro-Magnetics Group

Switched-Mode Radio Frequency Inverters for Load Modulation and Applications
Alexander Jurkov | asjurkov@mit.edu | Power Electronics Research Group (LEES)

Resonant Rectifier Design and Diode Evaluation for RF-to-DC Power Conversion
Juan Antonio Santiago-Gonzalez | juansant@mit.edu | Power Electronics Research Group (LEES)

Modeling, Design and Performance of Integrated Power Electronics using MEMS Toroidal Inductors
Mohammad Araghchini | mohamad@mit.edu | Power Electronics Research Group (LEES)

Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage
Kelsey Stoerzinger | kstoerzinger@gmail.com | Electrochemical Energy Laboratory (MechE)

Carbon Nanotube Enhanced Ultracapacitor
David Jenicek | djenicek@mit.edu | LEES

Battery-Ultracapacitor Hybrid Energy Storage Systems
Yiou He | yiouhe@mit.edu | LEES

Stochastic and Deterministic Causes of Streamer Acceleration and Branching in Inhomogeneous Media
Jouya Jadidian | Jouya@mit.edu | High Voltage Research Laboratory (LEES), now at CSAIL

Switched Doubly Fed Machine for Ship Propulsion
Arijit Banerjee | arijit@mit.edu | LEES

High-Efficiency Outphasing RF Amplifier Systems with Lossless Power Combining
Taylor Barton | tbarton@mit.edu | LEES

Methodology for the Optimal Design of PEV Charging Systems with Multiple Chargers and Distributed Resources
Samantha Joellyn Gunter | sgunter@mit.edu | LEES

Poster Presenters

Advanced Methods for Wireless Charging
Al-Thaddeus Avestuz | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Leeb)

Aromatic Hydrocarbons for Electrochemical Energy Storage
Chris Bachman | The Electrochemical Energy Laboratory

The Assessment of Battery-Ultracapacitor Hybrid Energy Storage Systems
Yiou He | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Kassakian)

Capacitor-Less Photovoltaic (PV) Cell-Level Power Balancing Using Diffusion Charge Redistribution
Arthur Chang | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Leeb)

Carbon Nanotube Enhanced Ultracapacitor
David Jenicek | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Kassakian)

Construction of a Flexible, Low-THD Test Bench for Induction Heating Research
L. Castillo | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Kassakian)

Contact-printed MEMS Membranes
Apoorva Murarka | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Lang) / Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Systems (Bulovic)

Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage
Kelsey Stoerzinger | The Electrochemical Energy Laboratory

Energy Level Modification in Lead Sulfide Quantum Dot Photovoltaics through Ligand Exchange
Patrick Brown | Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Group

High-Efficiency Outphasing RF Amplifier Systems with Lossless Power Combining
Taylor Barton | Power Electronics Research Group

A Hybrid Modeling Approach for the Design and Optimization of Permanent Magnet Motors for Robotics Applications
Matthew Angle | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Kirtley)

Magnetic Energy Harvester
Jinyeong Moon | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Leeb)

Materials design for energy Environmental applications
V.K. Priyank | Grossman Group

Mechanical Pressure-Induced Solid State Solvation
Wendy Chang | Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Group

Methodology for the Optimal Design of PEV Charging Systems with Multiple Chargers and Distributed Resources
Samantha Gunter | Power Electronics Research Group

Modeling, Design and Performance of Integrated Power Electronics using MEMS Toroidal Inductors
M. Araghchini | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Lang)

Optimizing Graphene-Silicon Schottky Solar Cells
Yi Song

Power Conversion Architecture for Grid Interface at High Switching Frequency
Seungbum Lim | Power Electronics Research Group

Resonant Rectifier Design and Diode Evaluation for RF-to-DC Power Conversion
Juan Antonio Santiago-Gonzalez | Power Electronics Research Group

Singlet Fission for Solar Energy Harvesting
Don Congreve | Soft Semiconductor Group

Stability Analysis of Microgrid
Jorge Elizondo Martinez | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Kirtley)

Stochastic and Deterministic Causes of Streamer Acceleration and Branching in Inhomogeneous Media
Jouya Jadidan | Continuum Electromechanics/High Voltage Group

Switched Capacitor Circuits and Applications
Minjie Chen | Power Electronics Research Group

Switched Doubly Fed Machine for Ship Propulsion
Arijit Banerjee | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Kirtley/Leeb)

Switched-Mode Radio Frequency Inverters for Load Modulation and Applications
Alexander Jurkov | Power Electronics Research Group

Tunneling Nanoelectromechanical Switches based on Organic Thin-Films
Farnaz Niroui | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Lang) / Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Systems (Bulovic)

WattsWorth: Monitor Electric Power Anywhere
John Donnal | Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (Leeb)

Wide-Range Ultra-High-Efficiency Power Conversion
Wardah Inam | Power Electronics Research Group

Previous Events

Mon, April 28 • 4–6pm • 36-428
Rapid Research Talks and Poster Session
Refreshments will be served at the Poster Session in the R&D (Stata, 4th flr)

 

Research Groups

ab initio Physics Group
www.rle.mit.edu/abinitio

Computational Physiology and Clinical Inference Group
www.rle.mit.edu/cpci

Continuum Electromechanics/High Voltage Group
www.rle.mit.edu/cehv

Daniel Group
www.mit.edu/~dluca

Electrochemical Energy Group
www.rle.mit.edu/eel

Energy Production and Conversion Group
www.rle.mit.edu/energy

Grossman Group
zeppola.mit.edu/

Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems
www.rle.mit.edu/lees

MGM Group
mgm.mit.edu

Micro/Nanofluidic BioMEMS Group
www.rle.mit.edu/micronano

Organic and Nanostructured Electronics
www.rle.mit.edu/organic

Physical Optics and Electronics Group
www.rle.mit.edu/sclaser

Power Electronics Research Group
www.rle.mit.edu/per