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Visiting Scholar

Neil Dasgupta

Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, June 2011

Ph.D. Minor, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, June 201

M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Specialization in Atmosphere/Energy, Stanford University, June 2006

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2004

Minor, Spanish, CEGRI (Granada, Spain), May 2005

Academic Interests

  • Renewable Energy
  • Nanoscale fabrication of solar cells and fuel cells
  • Atomic Layer Deposition
  • Energy policy and economics


Orlando Trejo, Katherine E Roelofs, Shicheng Xu, Manca Logar, Ritimukta Sarangi, Dennis Nordlund, Anup Lal Dadlani, Rob Kravec, Neil P Dasgupta, Stacey F Bent, Fritz B Prinz, "Quantifying geometric strain at the PbS QD-TiO2 anode interface and its effect on electronic structures", NANO LETTERS, vol. 15, pp. 7829-7836, 2015.

N. P. Dasgupta, C. Liu, S. Andrews, F. B. Prinz and P. Yang, "Atomic Layer Deposition of Platinum Catalysts on Nanowire Surfaces for Photoelectrochemical Water Reduction", J. AM. CHEM. SOC., vol. 135, pp. 12932-12935, 2013.

N. P. Dasgupta, S. Xu, H. J. Jung, A. Iancu, R. Fasching, R. Sinclair and F. B. Prinz, "Nickel Silicide Nanowire Arrays for Anti-Reflective Electrodes in Photovoltaics", ADV. FUNCT. MATER., vol. 22, pp. 3650-3657, 2012.

N. P. Dasgupta, O. Trejo and F. B. Prinz, "Use of a High-Flow Diaphragm Valve in the Exhaust Line of ALD Reactors", J. VAC. SCI. TECHNOL. A, vol. 30, 2012.

H. J. Jung*, N. P. Dasgupta*, P. B. Van Stockum, A. L. Koh, R. Sinclair and F. B. Prinz, "Spatial Variation of Available Electronic Excitations Within Individual Quantum Dots", NANO LETT., vol. 13, pp. 716-721, 2013.

Michael C. Langston, Neil P. Dasgupta, Hee Joon Jung, Manca Logar, Yu Huang, Robert Sinclair, and Fritz B. Prinz, "In Situ Cycle-by-Cycle Flash Annealing of Atomic Layer Deposited Materials", THE JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, vol. 116, pp. 24177-24183, 2012.

J. W. Elam, N. P. Dasgupta and F. B. Prinz, "ALD for Clean Energy Conversion, Utilization, and Storage", MRS BULL., vol. 36, pp. 899-906, 2011.

N. P. Dasgupta, H. J. Jung, O. Trejo, M. T. McDowell, A. Hryciw, M. Brongersma, R. Sinclair, and F. B. Prinz , "Atomic Layer Deposition of Lead Sulfide Quantum Dots on Nanowire Surfaces", NANO LETT., vol. 11 (3), pp. 934-940, 2011.

W. Lee, N. P. Dasgupta, H. J. Jung, J.-R. Lee, R. Sinclair and F. B. Prinz, "Scanning tunneling spectroscopy of lead sulfide quantum wells fabricated by atomic layer deposition", NANOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 21, p. 485402, 2010.

N. P. Dasgupta, S. Neubert, W. Lee, O. Trejo, J.-R. Lee & F. B. Prinz, "Atomic Layer Deposition of Al-doped ZnO Films: Effect of Grain Orientation on Conductivity", CHEM. MATER., vol. 22, pp. 4769-4775, 2010.

N. P. Dasgupta, J. F. Mack, M. C. Langston, A. Bousetta & F. B. Prinz, "Design of an atomic layer deposition reactor for hydrogen sulfide compatibility", REV. SCI. INSTRUM., vol. 81, p. 44102, 2010.

W. Lee, N. P. Dasgupta, O. Trejo, J.-R. Lee, J. Hwang, T. Usui & F. B. Prinz, "Area-Selective Atomic Layer Deposition of Lead Sulfide: Nanoscale Patterning and DFT Simulations", LANGMUIR, vol. 26, pp. 6845-6852, 2010.

  N. P. Dasgupta, W. Lee, T. P. Holme and F. B. Prinz, "Atomic Layer Deposition of PbS-ZnS Quantum Wells for High-Efficiency Solar Cells", PROC. 34TH IEEE PHOTOVOLTAICS SPECIALISTS CONFERENCE, pp. 356-360, 2009.

T. Usui, N. P. Dasgupta, X. Jiang, W. Lee & F. B. Prinz, "Synthesis of Microscale Lead Sulfide Disks by Patterned Self-Assembled Monolayer", ECS TRANS.,vol. 25, pp. 3-8, 2009.

  W. Lee, N. P. Dasgupta, F. B. Prinz, "Scanning tunneling microscopy of quantum confinement effects in lead sulfide thin films", PROC. 34TH IEEE PHOTOVOLTAICS SPECIALISTS CONFERENCE, pp. 527-529, 2009.

  N. P. Dasgupta, W. Lee & F. B. Prinz, "Atomic Layer Deposition of Lead Sulfide Thin Films for Quantum Confinement", CHEM. MATER., vol. 21, pp. 3973-3978, 2009.

M. Motoyama, N. P. Dasgupta & F. B. Prinz, "Electrochemical Deposition of Metallic Nanowires as a Scanning Probe Tip", J. ELECTROCHEM. SOC., vol. 156, pp. 431-438, 2009.

N. P. Dasgupta, S. P. Walch & F. B. Prinz, "Fabrication and Characterization of Lead Sulfide Thin Films by Atomic Layer Deposition", ECS TRANS. , vol. 16, pp. 29-36, 2008.