Adele Tamboli
Joint Appointment NREL, Department of Physics

Adele TamboliI work on semiconductor-light interaction for renewable energy and energy efficiency. My current research thrusts include novel inorganic photovoltaic materials and top cell materials for Si-based tandem cells. My research group has strong involvement in the Renewable Energy MRSEC at CSM and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. In addition to my research, I manage the Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion, an industry-led consortium that supports research at CSM, NREL, CSU, and CU.


  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • BS, Harvey Mudd College

Research Areas

  • Semiconductors
  • Photovoltaics
  • Optical materials
  • Nanostructure