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Sylvain Marsillac

Sylvain Marsillac


PROFESSOR
Electrical & Computer Engineering

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231 KAUFMAN HALL
NORFOLK, VA 23529

Email: smarsill@odu.edu

Phone: 757-683-6368


Biography


Education/Credentials


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  • Research Interests

    Research Interests:<br>- Microelectronics<br>- Solar cells <br>- Inorganic Materials synthesis and deposition<br>- Materials and Devices Characterization<br>- Thin films and devices fabrication
  • 2020: Elected member of the International Advisory Committee for the WCPEC
  • 2020: Eminent Scholar, Old Dominion University
  • 2020: Reign on recognition by the Division of student engagement, ODU
  • 2019: Nominated for the 2020 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards
  • 2019: Shining star recognition by the Division of student engagement
  • 2018: College of Engineering’s Outstanding Faculty in the full professor category , Old Dominion University
  • 2018: Nominated for the 2019 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards
  • 2018: Senior member, IEEE
  • 2018: Shining star recognition by the Division of student engagement, Old Dominion University
  • 2017: Nominated for the 2018 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards, State
  • 2017: Shining star recognition by the Division of student engagement, Old Dominion University
  • 2016: Excellence Award in Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University
  • 2016: Nominated for the 2017 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards (SCHEV), State
  • 2015: IEEE PVSC Napkin award in recognition for the dedication to enhancing the quality of the conference technical program, IEEE PVSC
  • 2015: Nominated as a member of the Virginia Solar Energy Development Authority by the Governor of Virginia, Governor of Virginia
  • 2015: Nominated for the 2015 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards
  • 2015: Shinning star recognition by the Division of student engagement, Old Dominion University
  • 2014: Excellence Award in Promoting Undergraduate Research, Old Dominion University
  • 2013: Elected Director of the Virginia Institute of Photovoltaics
  • 2013: Excellence Award in Research, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University
  • 2013: Nominated for the 2014 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards
  • 2012: Excellence Award in Research, Frank Batten College of Engineering, Old Dominion University
  • 2012: Excellence Award in Teaching, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University
  • 2012: Excellence in Promoting Undergraduate Research, Old Dominion University
  • 2008: Elected Associate Director of the Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization (PVIC), a Center with total funding of $18.6 M (and with $29.7 M in academic and industrial cost share).
  • 2004: Elected member of the Research Committee for Materials and Electrical Engineering, University of Nantes
  • 2002: Achieved 16.9% world record solar cell efficiency based on Cu(In,Al)Se2 , IEC
  • 1998: Elected member of the Research Committee for Materials and Electrical Engineering,, University of Nantes
  • 1993: Awarded a 3 year National Ph.D. Scholarship , French Ministry of Education
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Marsillac, S. "Fabrication of thin film transistors" . Private. December, 2018 - December, 2019
    Namkoong, G.; Marsillac, S.; , "SoLar Engineering Academic Program" . Federal. July, 2014 - June, 2019
    Marsillac, S. "Hybrid Solid and Gas Phase Deposition of Hydrogenated Silicon for Photovoltaic" . Federal. November, 2015 - October, 2018
    Marsillac, S. "Virginia Solar Pathways" . Federal. January, 2015 - December, 2017
    Marsillac, S. "Generalizable Mechanistic Understanding of Module-level Light-, Moisture- and Thermal-Induced Instabilities in CIGS Photovoltaics" . Federal. December, 2015 - November, 2017
    Namkoong, G.; Marsillac, S.; ,; , "MRI Consortium: Acquisition of a Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting System for Multidisciplinary Research and Education" . Federal. September, 2014 - August, 2017
    Marsillac, S. "Development of a test facility for Photovoltaic systems" . Private. February 01, 2013 - December 30, 2016
    Marsillac, S. "Novel Contact Materials for Improved Voltage and Performance in CdTe Solar Cells" $300,000. Federal. March 01, 2012 - August 31, 2015
    ,; ,; Marsillac, S. "High throughput CIGS solar cell fabrication via ultra-thin absorber layer with optical confinement and (Cd, CBD)-free heterojunction partner" $1,117,403. Federal. November 01, 2011 - August 31, 2015
    Seek, M.; Marsillac, S.; Ayala, O. "Advanced Single Axis Solar Tracking System for Enhanced Energy Generation" . Federal. June, 2014 - May, 2015
    Namkoong, G.; Marsillac, S.; Suh, Y. "Collaborative Research: Developing a Student Learning Strategy to Bridge Virtual Learning and Hands-on Activity in Organic Solar Energy Education" . Federal. June, 2013 - May, 2015
    Dhali, S. K.; Marsillac, S. "Smart combiner for fixed commercial photovoltaic systems" . Federal. June 01, 2013 - May 31, 2014
    Dhali, S. K.; Marsillac, S. "Embedded Health Monitoring for Large-scale Solar Power Systems" $150,000. July 14, 2012 - July 13, 2013
    Dhali, S. K.; Marsillac, S. "Trabant Rooftop Tracking HT-60" $220,000. Private. May 01, 2012 - April 04, 2013
    Dhali, S. K.; Namkoong, G.; Marsillac, S. "Installation of a Roof-top tracking photovoltaic system at Old Dominion University" $200,000. Private. September 01, 2011 - August 31, 2012
    Marsillac, S. "CIGS Solar Cell Deposition and Substrate Analysis Phase 2" $150,000. Private. August 01, 2011 - July 31, 2012
    Dhali, S. K.; Namkoong, G.; Marsillac, S. "Roof-top tracking photovoltaic system as a learning tool for engineering students" $40,000. State. September 01, 2011 - June 30, 2012
    Marsillac, S. "Thin Film & Next Generation PV Devices" $303,249. Federal. January 01, 2011 - June 30, 2012
    ,; ,; ,; Marsillac, S. "Rapidly deployable solar electricity and fuel sources" . Federal. January 01, 2011 - March 31, 2012