Our first CdTe thin film solar cells work at UA.
Dr. Yan was awarded a 2019 course innovation project to improve the undergraduate student learning experience using the new technology!
Thanks for the Office for Academic Affairs!
Dr. Yan was awarded the Bridge Fund from the Alabama Water Institute (AWI) at UA. This fund will be used to support the graduate student, and lab supplies. Thanks, AWI.
Congratulation to Jacob to be one of the Top 5 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Conferences (URCA 2019) and Jacob also got an Alabama Power Grant for his research!
Two talks are accepted in our group:
MRS Spring 2019, April 21-26, Phoenix, AZ
IEEE PVSC 2019, June 16-21,2019, Chicago, IL
Dr. Yan receives the 2018-2019 Seed Grant from the University of Mississippi. “Feeding and Powering the World” via NSF EPSCOR Track II.
The the support from the seed fund.
Dr. Yan's team receives the 2018 NSF I-Corps Award to extend the lab research toward commercialization
The MTE Solar team lead by graduate students, Liping and Angelique has been grant the NSF ICorps award to prepare for the commercialization of their research. Congratulations to Liping and Angelique.
NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps™)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program prepares scientists and engineers to extend their focus beyond the university laboratory, and accelerates the economic and societal benefits of NSF-funded, basic-research projects that are ready to move toward commercialization.
Congratulation to Jose and Jovani to finish the REU summer program and Jovani gets the First Place on the REU post completion.
Congratulation of Angelique to receive the 2018-2019 SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Award.
Angelique join Dr. Yan's lab for thin film solar cell research. She has a Master degree from MTE at UA.
Dr. Feng Yan has received the 2018 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from ORAU for his research on Thin film solar cells. The Powe Award provides $5,000 in seed money for research by junior faculty at ORAU member institutions.
ORAU is a 121-member consortium of Ph.D.-granting academic institutions that brings together university faculty and students to collaborate on major scientific initiatives that help keep America on the leading edge of science and technology. For more, visit www.orau.org.
Congratulations to Ms. Melissa Mathews for the 2nd place in the 2017 Materials Science Research Symposium
Thanks for the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) site (www.usaeop.com)
Ms. Liping Guo joined in the Feng Yan Lab. Liping finished her undergraduate study in Materials Science and Engineering from Shandong University, China. She will work on the thin film solar cells project. Welcome Liping!
Dr. Feng Yan starts his assistant professor position in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alabama. The Feng Yan Lab opens door today.