Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization

PVIC FACULTY & STAFF

ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY & STAFF

  Name/Position Contact Information Field of Research

Randy Ellingson

Dr. Randy Ellingson
Professor and PVIC Endowed Chair in Photovoltaics 

419.530.2648 | MH 3007
419.530.3874 | R1 2100G
randy.ellingson@utoledo.edu

  • Photovoltaics
  • Optical Spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy
  • Functional Nanomaterials
Michael Heben Dr. Mike Heben
Director, PVIC, McMaster Endowed Chair in Photovoltaics, Distinguished University Professor 
419.530.3870 | MH 3005
419.530.5332 | R1 210
michael.heben@utoledo.edu

Condensed Matter (exp)

  • Photovoltaics
  • Hydrogen Storage
  • Nanomaterials
Adam Phillips

Dr. Adam Phillips

Research Professor and PVIC Lab Manager

419.530.3884 | R1  adam.phillips@utoledo.edu
  • Perovskites
  • CdTe
  • Thin Film PV
  • Tandem solar cells
Nikolas Podraza Dr. Nikolas Podraza
Professor and Department Chair; NEG Endowed Chair in Silicate Science
419.530.4905 | MH 2025
419.530.3708 | R1 2100E
nikolas.podraza@utoledo.edu

Photovoltaics

Yanfa Yan

Dr. Yanfa Yan
Distinguished University Professor and Ohio Research Scholar Chair
419.530.5335 | MH 4002
419.530.3918 | R1 2100D
yanfa.yan@utoledo.edu
  • Materials science theory
  • Photovoltaics
  • Water splitting

Last Updated: 7/9/24