Neil Dasgupta

Neil Dasgupta
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
(734) 764-9655
Biography: 
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
  • Ph.D. minor in Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
  • M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 2006
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

The Dasgupta group performs research at the intersection of nanotechnology, energy science, and manufacturing.  Their goal is to develop scalable, low-cost techniques for the synthesis and assembly of nanostructures to address complex energy-related environmental challenges.  Example applications include solar photovoltaics, artificial photosynthesis, catalysts, and batteries. Their research is highly interdisciplinary, drawing from influences in mechanical engineering, materials science, electrical engineering, physics and chemistry.

Dasgupta Research Group

Research Interests: 
Renewable energy and energy storage; nanomanufacturing; atomic layer deposition; high-resolution microscopy and spectroscopy of nanomaterials; surface science and catalysis; electrochemistry; nanowires; energy policy and economics.