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Finding a holy grail material to fix the world’s Energy Needs

#esiStateOfTheArt talk by Featured ESI Academic of the month: Dr Senthil Sundaram

Featured ESI Academic for May 2021, Dr Senthil Sundaram, is a Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy at the ESI and is also a member of the Renewable Energy department in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences at Penryn .

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The energy needs of society are increasing day by day. Making energy generation sustainable and carbon-free is challenging. My research is focusing on finding suitable materials to address green energy generation and storage. Mainly address the stability of the most efficient solar cells for energy conversion, having high-density thermal storage materials and materials for environmental applications. The perovskite solar cells with high conversion efficiency and its scaling up engineering of the devices into the commercial level, using carbon materials for water distillation and heavy metal pollution removal and addressing industrial wastage heat management is also part of our group research.

Dr Senthil Sundaram