Main Focuses

  • Synthesis of novel materials with emphasis on nano-structures
  • Material characterization
  • Process engineering with emphasis on non-thermal plasma synthesis of nano-materials
  • Modeling of gas-phase and plasma reactive systems
  • Development of devices based on nano-structured materials

In particular, the research group addresses the needs for novel material and high efficiency / low cost devices for the solution of energy-related issues.

Current Projects

  • Investigation of group IV nanostructures for thermoelectric applications
  • Development of novel manufacturing approaches for photovoltaic devices based on earth-abundant materials
  • Nano-heterostructures for energy storage
  • Characterization of a non-thermal plasma process for the synthesis of nanoparticles