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Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Department of Physics

Studying at Cambridge


Zahra Andaji-Garmaroudi

Zahra Andaji-Garmaroudi

Winton Scholar

Supervisor: Professor Richard Friend and Dr Sam Stranks

Optoelectronics Group


My research and work experience have been on nanotechnology innovations that could help to boost solar power, which is a technology that can be a key component of our future, green energy supply system due to its easy availability, cleanness and cheap energy resources.

Key Publications

A facile low temperature route to deposit a TiO 2 scattering layer for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells, Z Andaji Garmaroudi, M Abdi-Jalebi, MR Mohammadi, RH Friend, RSC Advances, 6, 70895-70901 (2016)

Plasmonic effects of infiltrated silver nanoparticles inside TiO2 film: Enhanced photovoltaic performance in DSSCs, Z Andaji Garmaroudi, MR Mohammadi, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 99, 167-173 (2016)

Design of TiO2 dye-sensitized solar cell photoanode electrodes with different microstructures and arrangement modes of the layers, Z Andaji Garmaroudi, MR Mohammadi, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 76 , 666-678 (2015)

Efficient dye-sensitized solar cells based on TiO 2 nanoparticles and skein-like nanotubes: Effect of arrangement modes of the layers and TiCl 4 treatment, M Mojaddami, Z Andaji Garmaroudi, MR Mohammadi, HRM Hosseini, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 61, 138-146 (2016)

Comparative study on effect of titania morphology for light harvesting and scattering of DSSCs: Mesoporous nanoparticles, microspheres, and dandelion‐like particles, N Mozaffari, MR Mohammadi, ZA Garmaroudi, PS Gharavi, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy (2016)