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Nick Roberts

Nick Roberts

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 419N
Phone: 435-797-9455
Email: nick.roberts@usu.edu

Educational Background:

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 2010
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006

Emphasis

Thermal Sciences, Energy Conversion and Nanofabrication

Expertise

My research is focused on direct energy conversion and storage. I have a combined experimental and computational approach to studying electrical, optical and thermal properties of nanostructured materials for applications in thin film photovoltaics, thermoelectrics, hybrid thermoelectric photovoltaic systems and paraffin based phase change materials for thermal energy storage.