Lab Affiliation(s):
NanoEngineering Lab
Advisor:
Gang Chen
Areas of Expertise:
  • Solar Energy Conversion
  • Heat Transfer
  • Nanoscale Science/Engineering
Expected date of graduation:
August 23, 2017

Lee Weinstein

  • PhD

Department: 

  • Mechanical Engineering

Lab Affiliation(s): 

NanoEngineering Lab

Advisor: 

Gang Chen

Top 3 Areas of Expertise: 

Solar Energy Conversion
Heat Transfer
Nanoscale Science/Engineering

Expected date of graduation: 

August 23, 2017

CV: 

Thesis Title: 

Improving solar receiver efficiency via spectral and directional selectivity

Thesis Abstract: 

TBD

5 Recent Papers: 

Weinstein, L.A., et al. (2015), "Concentrating Solar Power." Chemical Reviews, 115 (23), 12797-12838.

Weinstein, L.A., et al. (2015), “Enhanced absorption of thin-film photovoltaic cells using an optical cavity,” Journal of Optics, 17 (5), 055901.

Weinstein, L., et al. (2014), “Optical cavity for improved performance of solar receivers in solar-thermal systems,” Solar Energy, 108, 69-79.

Weinstein, L.A., et al. (2013), “Modeling of thin-film solar thermoelectric generators,”Journal of Applied Physics, 113 (16), 164504.

Weinstein, L.A., et al. (2012), “Vortex shedding induced energy harvesting from piezoelectric materials in heating, ventilation and air conditioning flows,” Smart Materials and Structures, 21 (4), 045003.

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