|Ohio Research Scholar Endowed Chair/Professor,|
Faculty Member, Wright Center for Photovoltaic Innovation and Commercialization (PVIC)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: (419) 530 3918
|Yanfa Yan||E-mail: email@example.com|
Research Interest and Expertise:
- Enery conversion materials
- Optoelectronic materials
- Defect physics
- Nanoscale characterization
Awards and Honors
- 2014 - Sigma Xi/Dion D. Raftopoulos Award for Outstanding Research at The University of Toledo
- 2011 - R&D 100 Award
- 2007 - NREL Director’s Award for Outstanding Research
- 2004 - NREL Outstanding Team Award
- 2002 - NREL Outstanding Performance Award
- 2001 - NREL Director’s Award for Outstanding Research
- 2001 - DOE/EERE Young Investigator Award
- 1994-1995 - JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellow Award
2011 – Ohio Research Scholar Endowed Chair/Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Toledo.
2009 – 2011: Founding Fellow, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) - A joint institute of the University of Colorado – Boulder and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
2009 – 2011: Principal Scientist, National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, 80401.
2004 – 2009: Senior Staff Scientist II, National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado 80401.
1999 – 2004: Senior Staff Scientist I, National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado 80401.
1996 – 1999: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Solid State Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831.
1994 – 1996: JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
1993 – 1994: CNRS Research Associate, Universites Paris VI et VII, Paris, France.
1990-1993 - Ph.D. in Physics, Department of Physics, Wuhan University, China
1987-1990 - M.S. in Physics, Department of Physics, Wuhan University, China
1984-1987 - B.S. in Physics, Department of Physics, Wuhan University, China
2000 – Active reviewer for the following scientific journal: Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Applied Physics Letter, Journal of Applied physics, J. Amer. Chem. Soc., Langmuir, Thin Solid Films, Phil Magazine, Surface Science, Phys. Stat. Solid.
2000 - Reviewed DOE and NSF proposals
2007-2008 - TMS symposium organizer
2007 - Committee member of Gordon Conference of Defects in Semiconductors.
2009 - Panel member of advisor committee for University of Kansas’s EPSCoR Energy Research Center