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Welcome to Yan Research Group

 

 

 

Group Leader


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Prof. Yanfa Yan


  yanfa.yan@utoledo.edu

   Google Scholar
Ohio Research Scholar Endowed Chair/Professor,
Faculty Member, Ohio Wright Center for Photovoltaic Innovation and Commercialization
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Toledo



Research Assistant Professor

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Dr. Zhaoning Song


  zhaoning.song@utoledo.edu
Joined May, 2017

B.S., Xiamen University, China
Ph.D., University of Toledo
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Toledo

Current research focus: chalcogenide thin film solar cells, perovskite solar cells, and photovoltaic device characterization techniques.



Postdoctoral Researchers

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Dr. Xiaoming Wang


  xiaoming.wang@utoledo.edu
Joined 2016

B.S., Sun Yat-sen University, China
Ph.D., Sun Yat-sen University, China
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Toledo

Current research focus: thermoelectrics, quantum transport in low-dimensional systems and charge transfer at interfaces by using first-principles method.

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Dr. Dengbing Li


  dengbing.li@utoledo.edu
Joined 2016

B.S., Nanjing University of Technology, China
Ph.D., Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral researcher, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Visiting scholar, University of Toledo, USA
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Toledo

Current research focus: functional optoelectronic devices, especially inorganic thin film solar cells.

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Dr. Canglang Yao


  canglangyao@foxmail.com
Joined March. 2019

B.S., Jilin University, China
Ph.D., Jilin University, China
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Toledo

Current research focus: Solar cell, defects, and DFT calculation.



Graduate Students

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Corey Grice


  corey.grice@rockets.utoledo.edu
Joined 2013

B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., University of Toledo
Ph.D. candidate, University of Toledo

Current research focus: various novel and/or low cost thin film photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical materials and devices.

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Rasha Awni


  rasha.awni@rockets.utoledo.edu
Joined 2016

B.S., University of Baghdad, Iraq
M.Sc., University of Baghdad, Iraq
Ph.D. candidate, University of Toledo

Current research focus: perovskite solar cells and junction characterization.

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Chongwen Li


  chongwen.li@rockets.utoledo.edu
Joined Aug. 2017

B.S., Nanjing Tech University
M.S., Ocean University of China
Ph.D. candidate, University of Toledo

Current research focus: perovskite solar cells.

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Cong Chen


  Cong.Chen@Utoledo.Edu
Joined Aug. 2017

B.S., Wuhan University, China
Ph.D. candidate, Wuhan University, China
Visiting student, University of Toledo

Current research focus: perovskite solar cells.

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SandipSingh Bista


  Sandip.Bista@rockets.utoledo.edu
Joined Jan. 2018

B.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.S., Western Illinois University, USA
Ph.D. candidate, University of Toledo

Current research focus: CdTe solar cells

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Suman Rijal


  Suman.Rijal@rockets.utoledo.edu
Joined Jan. 2018

B.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.S., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
M.S., Western Illinois University, USA
Ph.D. candidate, University of Toledo

Current research focus: Photoelectrochemical materials and devices

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Lei Chen


  Lei.Chen@rockets.utoledo.edu
Joined Aug. 2018

B.S., Nanchang Hangkong University, China
M.S., Nanchang University, China
Ph.D. candidate, University of Toledo

Current research focus: CdTe solar cells

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Xiaolu Zheng


  Xiaolu.Zheng@UToledo.Edu
Joined Aug. 2018

B.S., Central South University, China
Ph.D. candidate, Wuhan University, China
Visiting Student, University of Toledo
Current research focus: perovskite solar cells



Visiting Scholar

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Yunkang Cui


  yunkangcui@gmail.com
Joined Sep. 2018

B.S., Nanjing Normal University, China
Ph.D., Southeast University, China
Visiting scholar, University of Toledo, USA

Current research focus: perovskite solar cells.

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Xiangyang Liu


  liuxiangyang@henu.edu.cn
Joined March. 2019

B.S., Henan University, China
M.S., Henan University, China
Ph.D., Henan University, China
Visiting scholar, University of Toledo, USA

Current research focus: perovskite solar cells.





Alumni

 

Xinxing Yin

 

Baicheng Weng

 

SeungWook Shin

 

Changlei Wang

 

Dewei Zhao

 

Hai Zhou

 

Weiwei Meng

 

Lei Guan

 

Qianqian Huang

 

Yue Yu

 

Weiqiang Liao

 

Alex Cimaroli

 

Zewen Xiao

 

Chunbao Feng

 

Wanjian Yin

 

Naba Paudel

 

Jie Ge

 

Weijun Ke

 

Feng Hong

 

Nik Franzer

 

Tinting Shi

 

Nick Xiao

 

Fang Zhang

 

Tejas Prabhakar

 

Dr. Zhiwei Wang

 

Daniel Bergman

 

Yelong Wu