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WELCOME TO LEITE RESEARCH GROUP

Renewable Energy and Advanced Devices


We are engaged in fundamental and applied research in

(i) materials for energy harvesting and storage,

(ii) functional imaging of materials at the nanoscale, and

(iii) photonics.

Navigate our site to find out more about our research and recent scientific findings.

For further details about our work, please contact Prof. Leite. 

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PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS

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SOLID STATE BATTERIES

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PHOTONICS

RECENT NEWS

06/2021

Leite share’s the groups’ latest results on perovskites for optoelectronics with an invited talk at the 2021 Photonics North meeting.

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04/2021

We welcome David, a new undergraduate student that will be working on perovskite solar cells!

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04/2021

Leite gives an invited talk at the  Spring MRS Meeting, Frontier Energy Science in Halide Perovskite Symposium. Thanks for the organizers for the kind invitation!

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03/2021

Congrats to Meghna for receiving the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship award!

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03/2021

Richa presents a talk at the 2021 American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting!

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03/2021

Leite presents an invited talk about the group’s most recent work on perovskites at the NanoGe Spring Meeting.

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03/2021

Tao presents a talk at the 2021 SPIE Photonics West Meeting.

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03/2021

Meghna presents a talk at the 2021 SPIE Photonics West Meeting.

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2/2021

Leite is a speaker for the “Professional development in Materials Science series of talks, as part of the Materials Outreach Corporation - an MSE/UC Davis undergraduate organization. 

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12/2020

Welcome Margaret Duncan, new PhD student in the group!

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12/2020

Congrats to Meghna for winning the best poster award at the Fall MRS Meeting!

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12/2020

Leite presents three invited talks at the 2020 Fall MRS Meeting!

10/2020

Tao and Peifen’s invited review article is published in Adv. Optical Materials. Good job Tao and Peifen!

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10/2020

The Leite group, in collaboration with Prof. Munday (ECE) and Prof. McCormick (MSE), is awarded a DARPA grant to realize materials for ultra-high temperature photonics!

FUNDERS

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Our research has been supported by: NSF, DARPA, Army Research Office, NIST

CONTACT

Thank you for your interest in our research. Get in touch with us for any job openings, questions, or comments regarding our work and publications.

1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616

mleite (at) ucdavis.edu