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Latimer Energy Lab

The Latimer Energy Laboratory (LEL) supports a very wide range of activities relating to photovoltaics (PV), from K-12 outreach through graduate engineering.

The laboratory focuses on measurement of solar radiation, measurement and characterization of artificial light sources, study of physical characteristics of PV cells, and electrical characteristics, including I-V curves. Instrumentation includes: pyranometers, VIS-IR spectrometers, metallurgical microscopes, source meters, and related computers.

2020 - 2021 Projects:

Energy Management of SCU Microgrid
Advisor: Maryam Khanbaghi
Students: Kshitij Deshmukh

Understanding the Causes of Energy Loss in WiFi IoT Devices and Enabling Long Sleep to Enhance Energy Efficiency
Advisor: Behnam Dezfouli (Computer Engineering)
Students: Cyrus Miremadi, Simon Liu, Jesse Chen

Related Links

Power Systems and Sustainable Energy

Contact Us

Contact: Maryam Khanbaghi

Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Discovery and Innovation, Bldg. 402


We've Moved

The Latimer Energy Lab is now located at the St. Clare Commons. For more information, visit our STEM page.