Vikram L DalalDr. Vikram Dalal

Position : Director of MRC, Thomas Whitney Professor and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Office: 235 ASC I
Phone: (515) 294-7732
E-mail: vdalal@iastate.edu

Vikram Dalal

Dr. Vikram Dalal, Thomas Whitney Professor and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Iowa State, received his B.E.(Elec.Engr.) degree from University of Bombay, India in 1964 and his Ph.D. in EE from Princeton in 1969. He has an extensive research record in worked in both industry and academia, and has been at Iowa State since 1988. He has graduated 25 Ph.D. students and over 30 M.S. students. His primary research interests are in photovoltaic energy conversion materials and devices and semiconductor processing. He has published ~160 papers and is a fellow of IEEE, American Physical Society and AAAS. He has been Director of MRC since 1999.

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Dr. Vik Dalal's group 2014




U.S. Patents

PAT. NO.            Title

4,692,558             Counteraction of semiconductor impurity effects

 4,604,636            Microcrystalline semiconductor method and devices

 4,485,128            Bandgap control in amorphous semiconductors

 4,478,654            Amorphous silicon carbide method

 4,477,688            Photovoltaic cells employing zinc phosphide

 4,465,706            Bandgap control in amorphous semiconductors

 4,387,265            Tandem junction amorphous semiconductor photovoltaic cell

 4,377,723            High efficiency thin-film multiple-gap photovoltaic device

  4,253,882            Multiple gap photovoltaic device

  4,251,287            Amorphous semiconductor solar cell

  3,988,167            Solar cell device having improved efficiency


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