ESP Biography

JIMMY RAIFORD, Stanford PhD student studying Energy Materials

Major: Chemical Engineering

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hi! My name is Jimmy Raiford and I am a 1st year Ph.D. student in the Chemical Engineering department. I am super passionate about renewable energy and discovering new materials to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient. I am originally from the Philadelphia area. I love to play sports, hike and watch movies.

Past Classes

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E5634: Intro to Solar Energy in Splash Spring 2017 (Apr. 22 - 23, 2017)
We will cover the basic principles of converting light from the sun into usable electricity using semiconducting materials. We will also talk about some of the exciting new advances in solar energy technology and the potential impact of solar energy on the world's energy landscape.