Michael McGehee is an Associate Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department, the Director of the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics, and a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University.  His research interests are patterning materials at the nanometer length scale, semiconducting polymers, and solar cells.  He has taught courses on nanotechnology, organic semiconductors, polymer science and solar cells. He received his undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton University and his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he did research on polymer lasers in the lab of Nobel Laureate Alan Heeger.  He has won the 2007 Materials Research Society Outstanding Young Investigator Award and the Mohr Davidow Innovators Award.  He is a technical advisor to Nanosolar and Plextronics and his students have founded three solar cell startup companies.

September 16, 2011
Michael McGehee