Group Leader

Sean Shaheen

Sean Shaheen

Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Chair, ECEE Department • Associate Professor by Courtesy, Department of Physics • Fellow, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) • Joint Appointee, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Photonics for Energy

Graduate Research Associates

Jake Perez

Jake Perez

Research Associate, M.S. Electrical Engineering
Jake works on several projects, including computational simulations of perovskite photovoltaic modules, with the goal of optimizing the circuit layout of the module for power efficiency and resilience, and on neuromorphic circuit desings for reserovoir computing.
Vesta Zhelyaskova

Vesta Zhelyaskova

Ph.D. Student, Electrical Engineering
Vesta Zhelyaskova is a Ph.D. student and NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awardee in the ECEE department. She has studied the growth and chemical doping of organic thin films for superconductivity and is currenlty working on perovskite photovoltaic materials and devices. She previously received her B.S. in physics from the University of Florida.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

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Michael Stark

B.S. Student, Physics
Michael is a senior studying physics with a passion for physical chemistry and innovations in photonics. He is working on materials and characterization for photon upconversion via the mechanism of cooperative energy pooling (CEP).
Jiselle Ye

Jiselle Ye

B.S. Student, Electrical Engineering
Jiselle works on computational simulations of perovskite photovoltaic modules, with the goal of optimizing the circuit layout of the module for power efficiency and resilience. She is working on a Python implementation of the necessary code.

Former Group Members