Principle Investigator

Dr Zhuoying Chen
- Senior Researcher (Chargée de Recherche) of CNRS, LPEM, ESPCI ParisTech
- Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches
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- Tel : +33 1 40 794 575
- Office: Buidling B, room B226 (E.S.P.C.I. Campus)

PhD candidate,Sorbonne Université
- PhD thesis subject: Hybrid perovskite solar cells
- Office: Buidling B, room B1.59 (E.S.P.C.I. Campus)

Mahima Chaudhary
PhD candidate,PSL Research Université
- PhD thesis subjet: Optical control of nano-devices
- Office: Buidling B, room B1.34 (E.S.P.C.I. Campus)

Zhelu HU
PhD candidate,Université Pierre et Marie Curie
- PhD thesis subjet: Organic-Inorganic Metal Halide for Photovoltaic Applications
- Office: Buidling B, room B1.59 (E.S.P.C.I. Campus)

Chenghao XIN
PhD candidate,Sorbonne Université
- PhD thesis subjet: Plasmonic nanoparticles and energy conversion
- Office: Buidling B, room B1.34 (E.S.P.C.I. Campus)

Previous members
• Mr Hengyang XIANG (PhD graduated in 2019, now lecturer at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China)
• Mlle Mathilde SCHOENAUER (PhD graduated in 2018, now "auto-entrepreneur”)
• Mlle Tingting NIU (Master student 2016-2017, now at Tongji University, China)
• Mlle. Ioulianna PANIDI (Master student UPMC in 2015, now at Imperial College London, UK)
• Dr. Zhenhua SUN (Post-doc from 2013 to 2015, now at Shenzhen University, China)
• Dr. Zhixiong CAO (PhD student of Centrale Marseille from 2011 to 2014, now at China)
• Mr. Lounès LOUNIS (Master student UPMC in 2014, now PhD student at INSP Paris)
• Mlle. Maria ULFA (Master student UPMC in 2013, now PhD student at Chimie ParisTech)

Research Interest

• Optoelectronic applications of solution-processed nanomaterials (i.e. organic conjugated polymer, colloidal nanocrystal quantum dots, and organic-inorganic hybrid compounds) in the form of :

Photovoltaic diodes (solar cells)
(Photo-)Field-effect transistors

• Charge transport properties of the above-mentioned systems

Research Projects
• 2018 - 2021 French-side principal investigator of the PROCES project: “Physics of degradation in organic, nanocrystal, and hybrid solar cells”, ANR International France-Allemagne
• 2016 - 2018 as one of ESPCI-ParisTech partners of PSL (Paris Sciences et Lettres) - projets structuration de la
recherche: "UP-converting fluorescent NAnoparticles for novel applications in Nanophotonics (UPNAN)"
• 2013 - 2017 Principal investigator of the SUNLIGHT project: “Solution-processed nanocrystal photovoltaics from environmentally benign and earth-abundant elements”, FP7-PEOPLE-2011-CIG Marie Curie Career Integration Grant
• 2012 - 2015 Principal investigator of the PvCoNano project: “Photovoltaic Devices based on Colloidal Nanocrystals as Light Harvesters”, ANR JCJC