Parameswar Hari - Faculty & Adjuncts

Parameswar Hari, PhD

Parameswar Hari, PhD
SURPP Director
Professor of Physics
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Physics and Engineering Physics
918-631-3128 Website Keplinger Hall Room 1265

Education

PhD – University of Utah MS – Ohio University

Bio

Parameswar Hari earned his Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from the University of Utah. He conducted his post-doctoral training at the National high field lab, Texas A&M University and Vanderbilt University.

He is a full professor in the physics and engineering physics department at TU.

Dr.Hari serves as the director of the Oklahoma Photovoltaic Research Institute (OKPVRI) , an interdisciplinary institute with collaborators from TU, OU, OSU and industry.




















Research Interests

Solar Cells
Nanotechnology
Condensed Matter Physics
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)

Teaching Interests

Solid State Physics
Nanoscience
Math Methods

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ganga R. Neupane, Amrit Kaphle, and Parameswar Hari, Microwave-assisted Fe-doped ZnO nanoparticles for enhancement of silicon solar cell efficiency, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 201, pp. 110073 (2019) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110073 (Impact Factor: 6.019)

  • E. Echeverria, A. Kaphle, A. Austin, L. Bastatas, P. Hari, and D. Mcllroy, Evolution
    of the Stoichiometry and Electronic Structure of Cobalt Oxide in Thermally Treated Co-Doped ZnO
    Nanorods for Solar Cells, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2, 4113-4120 (2019)
    DOI:10.1021/acsnm.9b00574

  • A. Kaphle, E. Echeverria, D. McIlroy, K. Roberts and P. Hari, Structural, optical, and thermal
    analysis of cobalt doped ZnO nanorods, Journal of Nanotechnology and Nanoscience , Volume 19, Number 7, pp. 3893-3904(12) (2019) https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2019.16491 (impact factor: 1.354)

  • A. Kaphle , T. Reed, A. Apblett and P. Hari, Doping Efficiency in Cobalt Doped ZnO Nanostructured Materials, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2019, Article ID 7034620, (2019) https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jnm/2019/7034620/cta/ (Impact Factor 2.207)

  • A. Kaphle, M. Borunda and P. Hari, Influence of cobalt doping on residual stress in ZnO nanorods, Materials In Semiconductor Processing, 84, 131-137 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mssp.2018.05.019 (Impact Factor: 2.359)

  • A. Kaphle, M. Borunda and P. Hari, Influence of cobalt doping on residual stress in ZnO nanorods, Materials In Semiconductor Processing, 84, 131-137 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mssp.2018.05.019

  • A. Kaphle and P. Hari, Variation of Index of Refraction in Cobalt Doped ZnO Nanostructures,
    Journal of Applied Physics 122, 165304 (2017); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5001713 (Impact factor 2.08)

  • Selective Spectral Filtration With Nanoparticles for Concentrating Solar Collectors. Vol. 5, Journal of Photonics for Energy, 2015, p. 057008.

Conference Proceedings

  • “Plasmonic Nanoparticle Based Spectral Fluid Filters for Concentrating PV/T Collectors”. SPIE Solar Energy+ Technology, 2014, pp. 917509–917509.

Courses Taught

  • Research and Dissertation
  • Introduction to Nanoscience
  • General Physics II
  • Graduate Seminar
  • Independent Study
  • Liberal Art of Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics II
  • Advanced Classical Mechanics
  • Solid State Physics

Professional Affiliations

  • Materials Research Society
  • American Physical Society

Awards & Honors

  • • Faculty Mentor: Oklahoma Governor’s Cup (First Place) for Innovative Technology, 2013
  • • Faculty-Graduate Student HOPE (Hands-On Photovoltaic Experience) Fellowship, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2018 summer)
  • • Inaugural Sesquicentennial Lecture, Physics Department, University College, Kerala University, June 16, 2015, Title: Nanomaterials in Nature.
  • • Zelimir Schmidt Award for Outstanding Research, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Tulsa, 2019
  • Outstanding TURC Mentor Award