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Academic Background

I am currently a PhD candidate at the University of East Anglia researching the topic of Luminescent Downshifting Silicon Quantum Dots in Photovoltaic devices under the supervision of Dr Eleni Kaplani and Dr Yimin Chao. 

I am resaerching the use of Silicon Quantum Dots as LDS (Luminescent Downshifting) devices on Poly-Si Solar Cells.

  • Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, School of Engineering
           1/10/19 → present
           Supervised by:

                        Eleni Kaplani, Primary (ENG)

                        Yimin Chao, Secondary (CHE)

           Project title: 

           Luminescent Downshifting Silicon Quantum Dots in Photovoltaic devices.
           Programme year: 2


  • MSc in Energy Engineering with Environmental Management, Merit | University of East Anglia UEA

             Sep 2018 – sep 2019

           Project title: 

           Metallization of crystalline silicon solar cells using inkjet printing.


  • BEng (Hons) in Energy Engineering, 1st Class Honours | University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

             Sep 2015 – jul 2018


         LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/qais-masaadeh

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, University of East Anglia

20 Sep 201820 Sep 2019

Award Date: 20 Sep 2019

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Central Lancashire

14 Sep 201520 Jul 2018

Award Date: 20 Jul 2018