Prof. Nitin P. PadtureAt its recent meeting, the Brown University Corporation approved the appointment of IMNI Director, Prof. Nitin P. Padture, as the Otis E. Randall University Professor of Engineering, and IMNI Co-Director, Prof. Shouheng Sun, as the Vernon K. Krieble Professor of Chemistry. Full Article
In the solar energy sphere, scientists and economists alike will note that coming up with cheaper, most efficient solar cells is key to the industry's growth. And now, many experts are arguing that an emerging type of technology, known as the "perovskite" solar cell, is the face of the future.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Nitin Padture is soft-spoken, so when he describes new solar power technology that he is researching his words are all the more striking because they're delivered without bombast and with only a hint of excitement.
"This," he says in his office at Brown University, "is a game changer."