Vikram L Dalal

  • Anson Marston Distinguished Professor
  • Thomas Whitney Professor
  • Director of ECpE Research

Main Office

133 ASC I
Ames, IA 50011-3025
Phone: 515-294-1077
Fax: 515-294-9584

Other Office(s)

2126 Coover
Ames, IA 50011-3060
Phone: 515-294-1077
Fax: 515-294-9584


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University (1969)

M.P.A, Economics, Princeton University (1975)

B.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Bombay, India (1964)

Interest Areas

Core Research Area: Microelectronics and photonics

Strategic Areas: Materials, devices & circuits; energy infrastructure

Selected Publications

  • Curtin, Benjamin, Rana Biswas, and Vikram Dalal. Photonic Crystal Based Back Reflectors for Light Management and Enhanced Absorption in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells. Applied Physics Letters 95, (2009): 231102.
  • Dalal, Vikram, Atul Madhavan, S. Saripalli, Nayan Chakravarty, and Max Noack. Device Physics of Nanocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells. In Proc. IEEE 34th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 7-12, 2009: 1667-1671.
  • Saripalli, S., P. Reusswig, P. Sharma, and V. L. Dalal. Transport Properties of Nanocrystalline Si and (Si,Ge). Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 354, (2008): 2426-2429.
  • Madhavan, A. and V. Dalal. Alternative Designs for Nanocrystalline Si Solar Cells. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 354, (2008): 2403-2406.
  • Jaju, V. and V. L. Dalal. Growth and Properties of Fluorinated Plasma Oxide for MOSFET Devices. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 354, (2008): 2839-2842.