Mutalifu Abulikemu, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Scientist



Functional Nanomaterials Laboratory (FuNL)

Solar & Photovoltaics Engineering
Research Center (SPERC)

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Research Interests

The development of homo-and hetero structure nanoscale materials and their surface functionalisation for energy conversion. The synthesis of metal-inorganic/organic semiconductor hybrid nonstructural for light absorption enhancement in photovoltaic devices. The preparation of functional ink for printable photovoltaic devices.

Selected Publications

  • Size-Tunable Phosphorescence in Colloidal Metastable γ-Ga2O3 Nanocrystals
    T. Wang, S. S. Farvid, M. Abulikemu, P. V. Radovanovic
    J. Am. Chem Soc., 132, 9250-9252, (2010)


  • M.Sc., Materials Science & Engineering, University of Waterloo & Milan University of Technology, Italy, 2006-2008
  • Ph.D., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Research Interests Keywords

Solar Energy

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