Vikram L. Dalal

Amorphous, Nanostructured, and Film Si PV

Iowa State University Microelectronics Research Center 133 ASC I
Ames IA 50011
Phone: +1 515 294 1077
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Dr. Dalal is Whitney Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University. He received his B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Bombay in India in 1964, and Ph.D. from Princeton University, also in EE, in 1969. He also holds a M.P.A. with focus on Economics from Princeton.  Dr. Dalal has extensive research experience in both academia and industry, having worked as a research scientist at  RCA Laboratories, and at several small companies. His academic experience includes working as a research scientist at University of Delaware’s Institute of Energy Conversion, and as Professor and Director of Microelectronics Research Center at Iowa State University. His expertise is in R&D on photovoltaic materials and devices. He has published over 180 papers and refereed proceedings articles, and also holds 12 U.S. patents. He is a Fellow of IEEE, American Physical Society and American Association for Advancement of Science.