Visitors and on-site affiliates

July 12th, 2019

We engender CSIRO's collaborative spirit and enjoy hosting our visitors, work-experience students, and affiliates.

Dr. Leonard Ng Wei Tat

Research Scientist, 2020-2022

  • Dr Leonard Ng Wei Tat received his PhD from the University of Cambridge (2019), where he worked on 2D material inks for printed electronics. He is also a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellow in the UK, where he was awarded a fellowship to support the commercialisation of an invention from his PhD. Leonard’s research interests include machine-learning facilitated printable electronics, nanomaterials, and roll-to-roll fabrication of photovoltaics. At CSIRO, he works on the application of Machine Learning towards the field of printable photovoltaics as well as the development of carbon-based electrodes. He will join Nanyang Technological University’s School of Materials Science and Engineering as an Assistant Professor in January 2023.

Dr. Hongyan Huang

Postdoctoral Scientist, 2019-2021

  • Dr Huang received her PhD from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Then she was a post-doc fellow in Nanjing Tech University from 2017 to 2019. She is currently a visitor in CSIRO. Her research interests are the active layer for organic solar cells and the organic hole transport materials for perovskite solar cells.

Dr. Jueng-Eun Kim

Postdoctoral Scientist, 2019-2022

  • Jueng-Eun Kim received an MS and Ph.D. supervised by Prof. Dong-Yu Kim at School of Materials Science and Technology, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea. Her research focused on organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells, device processing with slot-die coating and upscaling solar cell devices. Currently, she is a postdoc at Monash University supervised by Prof. Jacek Jasieniak and co-working on the manufacturing of roll-to-roll printed perovskite solar cells, with Dr. Doojin Vak at CSIRO.

Na Gyeong An

PhD student, 2019

  • Na Gyeong An received her BSc from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST). She is enrolled in the Combined Master’s and Doctoral Program from UNIST. Her research is active layer modulation and its morphological and electrical etc. characterizations for organic solar cells. Since visiting CSIRO as an exchange student from 2019, she is currently working on discovery of Printable Inks via in situ blending for organic solar cells during roll-to-roll slot die coating.

Ms Hengyue Li

PhD student, 2019-2020

  • Hengyue Li is studying at Central South University in China. Her research focuses on printed thin film solar cells. Now she is working on perovskite solar cells via slot-die coating with Dr Mei Gao.

Mr Adrien Smith

Master's student, 2019

  • Adrien Smith is a first-year Master student from Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, one of the most prestigious and selective grandes écoles, in France. He worked on the fabrication of perovskite solar cells using slot-die roll-to-roll printing, during a 4 months with Dr Mei Gao. He will continue his studies in the second year of Master (Molecular Chemistry and Interfaces) at ENS Paris-Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique.

Dr Tae Hyo

Postdoctoral Scientist, 2018-2021

  • Taehyo Kim received a PhD from UNIST in Korea. His research during his PhD is metal nanowire electrode alignment with metal nanoparticle for organic solar cells and light-emitting diode. Now his is working on semitransparent organic solar cell modules in CSIRO as a postdoc.

Mr Hyungsu Jang

PhD Student, 2018-2019

  • Hyungsu Jang received his BSc from Pusan National University. He is currently enrolled in the Combined Master’s and Doctoral Program from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology. His research in the University is preparation method for perovskite solar cell to increase the power conversion efficiency and stability. He visited CSIRO as exchange student. Now his research is post-treatment for perovskite solar cells by using roll to roll process.

Mr Xiaojin Peng

PhD student, 2017-2018

  • Xiaojin Peng is a visiting PhD student at FEL in CSIRO. His main research interest is materials science. He works on multiple applications of inkjet printing technology in functional materials fabrications, especially in electronics, solar cells, and glass/ceramic decorative materials. His bachelor and master works were performed under the supervision of Professor Jinshu Cheng at Wuhan University of Technology from 2009, focusing on preparation and application of blue glass by inkjet printing. In this field, he has contributed to some publications. He is currently working with Dr. Dechan Angmo on perovskite solar cells with inkjet printing to facilitate its potential industrial scale-up possibility.

Dr Yoon-Chae Nah

Associate Professor, 2017-2018

  • Yoon-Chae Nah is a Visiting Scientist at Flexible Electronic Laboratory in CSIRO where he is working on roll-to-roll fabrication of organic solar cells. He is also an Associate Professor at Korea University of Technology and Education. His research interests include advanced materials and devices for solar energy utilization.

Mr Ryan Ellis

Graduate Student, 2018

  • Ryan Ellis received a bachelors of science degree in chemical engineering and chemistry from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Ryan is currently a PhD candidate in Prof. Rakesh Agrawal's Solar Energy Research Group in the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University in the United States. Ryan's research focuses on the solution processing of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 photovoltaics using colloidal nanocrystal inks. Specifically, Ryan's work focuses on the synthesis and ligand chemistry of colloidal nanocrystals. At CSIRO. Ryan is working on the optimization and characterisation of slot die printed photovoltaic materials for fully solution processed Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 photovoltaic devices.

Ms Caroline Romero Cortell

Master's Student, 2018-2019

  • Caroline is enrolled in a Master of Science in Engineering at Centrale Marseille, a top French engineering school. She worked on the development of stable perovskite solar cells during 6 months at CSIRO with Dr Mei Gao. This internship was a compulsory part of her study to graduate. She was enrolled in a double degree with Sciences Po, an institute of political studies.

Mr Alexandre Hervé

Master's Student, 2018-2019

  • Alexandre was studying general engineering at Centrale Marseille, a top French engineering school. As a postgraduate student, he worked on manufacturing printing techniques and characterisations of organic solar cells during 6 months at CSIRO with Dr Doojin Vak and Dr Hasitha Weerasinghe. He was enrolled in a Master Engineers for Smart Cities in partnership with IMREDD Nice (Mediterranean Institute for risk, environment ans sustainable development).