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 Sreeram Valsalakumar

Sreeram Valsalakumar

PhD student

 Environment and Sustainability Institute 


Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK


He is an EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) funded PhD scholar, working on additive manufacturing techniques of Perovskite solar cells and its efficiency enhancement. Prior to that, he received Commonwealth Shared Scholarship from DFID (Department for International Federation), UK, for pursuing his Masters in Renewable Energy engineering. He has worked with various start-ups and NGOs in the clean energy sector. And his research interests include

  • 3rd Generation Solar Cells
  • Concentrated Photovoltaics
  • Grid-Connected PV
  • Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)
  • Energy Modelling


  • PhD Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Exeter, 2020 – Pursuing
  • MSc Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Exeter, Distinction, 2019-2020
  • B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering, First Class, CUSAT, 2012-2016

Major Achievements

  • EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) PhD Funding, 2020-2024
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, DFID (Department for International Federation), 2019-2020
  • Fellow, Solar Energy Society of India, 2018


  • Research Assistant, University of Exeter, 2019-2020
  • Research Associate, International Centre for Technological Innovations, 2018-2019


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