Electronic, Photonics & Sensors


Materials engineers carry out innovative and technological advancements in the areas of photovoltaics and allied fields of photonics and electronics. They also focus on the development of novel sensor materials and devices used in applications including diagnostics and wearables.

Research Topics

  • MicroPower Sources and M/NEMS Sensors
  • Optical coatings and photonic materials
  • NanoPlasmonics
  • Ultra-thin silicon photovoltaics & allied devices
  • Organic optoelectronics
  • Smart resistive sensors 
  • Dielectric materials 

Related Faculty

Tom Coyle

Nazir Kherani

Advanced Photovoltaics & Devices (APD) Group

Prof. Harry Ruda

Harry Ruda 

Electronic-Photonic Materials Group


Naomi Matsuura

Nanotechnology, Molecular Imaging & Systems Biology

Lu, Zheng-Hong

Zheng-Hong Lu 

Organic Optoelectronics Research Group