Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Nripan Mathews
Associate Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering
Provost’s Chair in Materials Science and Engineering
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Education
2008 PhD from Universite de Paris VI (Paris)
2004 Master of Science- Singapore-MIT Alliance (Massachusetts Institute of Technology & National University of Singapore)
2004 Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Materials Engineering) from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Work Experience and Projects

Oct 2020-present Associate Director of the Institute of Advanced Studies
Mar 2019-present Appointed as Provost’s chair in Materials Science and Engineering
Feb 2019-present Associate Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. Primary focus on perovskite photovoltaics, light emitting diodes and novel electronics
Jan 2014-Feb 2019
Assistant Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. Primary focus on perovskite photovoltaics and flexible electronics
Oct 2012-Dec 2013 Singapore R&D Director of SinBeRISE (Singapore Berkeley Research Initiative for Sustainable Energy). Providing research leadership and directing activities at NTU and NUS in the area of photovoltaics and photoelectrochemical processes.

Jun 2011-May 2012 Visiting Scientist at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in the lab of Prof Michael Gratzel working on photoelectrochemical water splitting using oxide semiconductors

Nov 2008- May 2011 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore working and guiding students in the fields of photovoltaics, printed electronics, oxide nanowires and field emission.

Feb 2005- Oct 2008 Research Associate at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore: Working on the optimization and fabrication of organic field effect transistors and memory structures.

Aug 2004 -Dec 2004
Process Integration Engineer at Tech Semiconductors: Working in the Advanced Technology Department and involved in the transfer of new generation technologies as well as troubleshooting processes involved in the manufacture of DRAMs
• Solar energy conversion through perovskite photovoltaics and other means
• Neuromorphic systems
• Opto-electronic properties of organic and molecular semiconductors
• Oxide Semiconductors - Electronic materials and devices
• Flexible and Transparent printed electronics
• Self-assembled monolayers and supramolecular systems
• Low temperature fabrication techniques
• Soft robotics
• Ceramics
 
  • ELECTrically Reconfigurable Optoelectronic materials through ionic modulation
  • Fundamental studies, devices and scaling
  • Memristive Halide Perovskites for Next Generation Embedded Neuromorphic Computing
  • Novel electronic materials
  • PErovskite solar cells for sustainable energy in spACE (PEACE)
  • Printed perovskite memristors
  • Project LCEEA - Lightweight Ceramics for Electrical and Electronic Applications
  • Project LCEEA - Subproject B: Development of temperature stable phosphate ceramics and study on their printability
  • Provost's Chair in Materials Science and Engineering (Nripan Mathews)
  • Scaling Up And Fabrication Of Large-Area Perovskite Solar Modules
  • The Science of High INtensitY (SHINY) Perovskite Emitters
  • Upscaling Analysis of Silicon Solar Panel Recycling Process
US 2015/0071319 A1: Emission Source And Method Of Forming The Same (2018)
Abstract: In various embodiments, an emission source may be provided. The emission source may also include a gain medium including a halide semiconductor material. The emission source may further include a pump source configured to provide energy to the gain medium.

US 2017/0012404 A1: Emission Source And Method Of Forming The Same (2018)
Abstract: In various embodiments, an emission source may be provided. The emission source may also include a gain medium including a halide semiconductor material. The emission source may further include a pump source configured to provide energy to the gain medium. The halide semiconductor material may include a lead-free perovskite material.
Awards
2021 Nanyang Research Award (Young Investigator)
2021 Highly Cited Researchers list- Clarivate Analytics
2020 Highly Cited Researchers list- Clarivate Analytics
2019 Highly Cited Researchers list- Clarivate Analytics
2019 Appointed as Provost’s chair in Materials Science and Engineering
2018 Highly Cited Researchers list- Clarivate Analytics
2018 Among Top 10 Researchers in perovskite solar cell research featured by Times Higher Education
2016 Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award
2015 A*STAR-SNAS Young Scientist Award
2014 Nanyang Award for Research Excellence
2014 TR35@Southeast Asia, Oceania winner: MIT Technology Review’s List of Top Innovators
 
Courses Taught
MS3012
MS4603
MS7001 (Coordinator)