PhD Theses

Congratulations Dr. Rana Adel, new ICMAB graduate!

Doctor Rana Adel, from the Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronics and Energy Harvesting (NANOPTO) Group at ICMAB-CSIC, defended her PhD thesis titled "Structure-processing-performance nexus of solution processed organic thin films" on Friday, 22 July 2022. Congrats!

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26 July 2022
Rana Adel | ICMAB-CSIC

The PhD thesis was supervised by Mariano Campoy Quiles, ICMAB-CSIC; Eugenia Martinez Ferrero, ICIQ and Marco Stella, EURECAT.

The PhD Committee that evaluated the Thesis was formed by Juan Cabanillas, IMDEA Nanociencia (President), Mª Isabel Alsonso, ICMAB-CSIC (Secretary) and Joaquim Puigdollers, UPC (Vocal).

Doctor Rana Adel's's PhD thesis was part of the PhD Programme in Materials Science from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).

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Marco Stella, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Joaquim Puigdollers, Rana Adel, Juan Cabanillas, M. Isabel Alonso, Eugenia Martinez. | ICMAB-CSIC

Why did you choose ICMAB for your PhD?

It is a great institute in Spain.

How would you explain your research to a non-scientific audience?

That they can get a mobile light source of energy.

What are the main applications of your research? Could you give us an example?

All the industrial applications of flexible solar cells.

From the lessons learnt here, which one do you value the most?

Team work.

What will you miss the most from ICMAB?

The environment.

How do you think this experience will contribute to your training and to your future?

To be more cooperative and to have the ability to work in teams.

What are your plans once you finish your PhD?

Searching for new opportunities in industry.

What do you wish you had known at the beginning of your PhD, that you can recommend to the ones who are starting?

To write down a Gantt chart for their Ph.D. and try to be committed to it.

Why did you become a scientist? Who have been your role models?

Because I love to explore the unkown - Zweil.

Let us know who are your favourite scientists (man and woman). Why?

Marie Curie - She was a great scientist.

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Rana Adel and Joaquim Puigdollers | ICMAB-CSIC

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