GC Solar

Instructor(s): Hasitha Mahabaduge, Associate Professor of Physics        

Instructor(s) home department(s): Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy


GC Solar Team works on all aspects of solar technology from theoretical calculations, design and fabrication of laboratory scale solar cells and applications such as solar charging stations and solar panel installations. GC Solar brings together students from all disciplines with a passion for clean energy.

Methods & Technologies

  1. Fundamental research on solar technology
  2. Photovoltaic (PV) System Preliminary Design
  3. Cost Estimation and Financial Modeling of Solar Installations
  4. Research financial and non-financial benefits of solar
  5. Marketing of Solar related products such as charging stations


Majors we’re looking for on this team

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Marketing
  4. Computer Science
  5. Economics
  6. Environmental science
  7. Mathematics