David Mitzi

Simon Family Professor
Simon Family Distinguished Professor
Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Chemistry
Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative

David Mitzi received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics from Princeton University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 1990.  Prior to joining the faculty at Duke in 2014, Dr. Mitzi spent 23 years at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center, where his focus was on the search for and application of new electronic materials, including organic-inorganic perovskites and inorganic materials for photovoltaic, LED, transistor and memory applications.  For his final five years at IBM, he served as manager for the Photovoltaic Science and Technology Department, where he initiated and managed a multi-company program to develop a low-cost, high-throughput approach to deposit thin-film chalcogenide-based absorber layers for high-efficiency solar cells. Dr. Mitzi’s current research interests involve making emerging photovoltaic materials more effective, cost-efficient and competitive for the energy market. He holds a number of patents, and has authored or coauthored more than 200 papers and book chapters.

Education

  • Ph.D., Stanford University (1990)
  • B.S., Princeton University (1985)

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305 

Jul
14
Location: Webinar
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Jul
14
Location: Webinar - Register for link
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Jul
15
Location: Webinar
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm