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    Patent

    Qiquan Qiao, Prakash, Hao Fong, Lifeng Zhang, David Galipeau, "Semiconductor Nanoparticle/Nanofiber Composite Electrodes",.USPTO Application #: #20110079275 - Class: 136252 (USPTO).

    Book

    Organic Solar Cells: Materials, Devices, Interfaces, and Modeling, Edited by Qiquan Qiao, CRC Press, 2015, Print ISBN: 978-1-4822-2983-7, eBook ISBN: 978-1-4822-2984-4.

    Journal Publications (169 Journal papers)

    1. Matthew Dondelinger, Joel Swanson, Golibsho Nasymov, Christian Jahnke, Qiquan Qiao, James Wu, Christian Widener, Abu Md Numan-Al-Mobin, Alevtina Smirnova, Electrochemical Stability of Lithium Halide Electrolyte with Antiperovskite Crystal Structure, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2019.03.074, Electrochimica Acta, accepted, 2019.
    2. Dui Ma, Jiantao Zai, Yan Wang, Qiquan Qiao, Xuefeng Qian, Photovoltaic Counter Electrodes: An Alternative Approach to Extend Light Absorption Spectra and Enhance Performance of Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells, ChemPlusChem, 84 (3), 241-246, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/cplu.201800590
    3. Ke Chen, Rajesh Pathak, Ashim Gurung, Ezaldeen A. Adhamash, Behzad Bahrami, Qingquan He, Hui Qiao, Alevtina L. Smirnova, James J. Wu, Qiquan Qiao*, Yue Zhou*. "Flower-Shaped Lithium Nitride as a Protective Layer via Facile Plasma Activation for Stable Lithium Metal Anodes." Energy Storage Materials, 18, 389-396, 2019.
    4. Qing Liu, Xiang Chen, Wanpei Hu, Mengmeng Zhang, Liming Ding, Mingtai Wang, Qiquan Qiao, Shangfeng Yang, Beyond Metal Oxides: Introducing Low‐Temperature Solution‐Processed Ultrathin Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets into Polymer Solar Cells Toward Improved Electron Transport, Solar RRL, 3 (2), 1970025, 2019.
    5. Vickers, Evan T., Thomas A. Graham, Ashraful H. Chowdhury, Behzad Bahrami, Benjamin W. Dreskin, Sarah Lindley, Sara Bonabi Naghadeh, Qiquan Qiao, and Jin Z. Zhang. "Improving Charge Carrier Delocalization in Perovskite Quantum Dots by Surface Passivation with Conductive Aromatic Ligands." ACS Energy Letters 3, no. 12 (2018): 2931-2939.
    6. Hytham Elbohy, Behzad Bahrami, Sally Mabrouk, Khan Mamun Reza, Ashim Gurung, Rajesh Pathak, Mao Liang, Qiquan Qiao*, and Kai Zhu*. "Tuning Hole Transport Layer Using Urea for High‐Performance Perovskite Solar Cells." Advanced Functional Materials (2018): 1806740.
    7. Sheng Liu, Wanwan Lei, Yan Liu, Qiquan Qiao*, and Wen-Hua Zhang*. "Hierarchical Nanosheet-Based MS2 (M= Re, Mo, W) Nanotubes Prepared by Templating Sacrificial Te Nanowires with Superior Lithium and Sodium Storage Capacity." ACS applied materials & interfaces 10, no. 43 (2018): 37445-37452.
    8. Naveen Kumar, Ashish Dubey, Behzad Bahrami, S. Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao, and Mukesh Kumar. "Origin of high carrier mobility and low residual stress in RF superimposed DC sputtered Al doped ZnO thin film for next generation flexible devices." Applied Surface Science 436 (2018): 477-485.
    9. Kaur, Kulwinder, Kanika Arora, Bahrami Behzad, Qiquan Qiao, and Mukesh Kumar. "Nanoscale charge transport and local surface potential distribution to probe defect passivation in Ag doped Cu2ZnSnS4 absorbing layer." Nanotechnology 30, no. 6 (2018): 065706.
    10. Mamun, Md Ataul, Ashraful Haider Chowdhury, Ke Chen, Rajesh Pathak, Qiquan Qiao, and Brian A. Logue. "Rapid and Low-Temperature Processing of Mesoporous and Nanocrystalline TiO2 Film Using Microwave Irradiation." ACS Applied Energy Materials 1, no. 11 (2018): 6288-6294.
    11. Fan Wu*, Rajesh Pathak, Ke Chen, Guiqiang Wang, Behzad Bahrami, Wen-Hua Zhang*, Qiquan Qiao*, Inverted Current-Voltage Hysteresis in Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Energy Lett., 3, pp 2457–2460, 2018.
    12. Ashim Gurung, Qiquan Qiao*, Solar Charging Batteries: Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities, Joule, 2 (7), 1217-1230, 2018.
    13. Rajesh Pathak, Ashim Gurung, Hytham Elbohy, Ke Chen, Khan Mamun Reza, Behzad Bahrami, Sally Mabrouk, Raju Ghimire, Matthew Hummel, Zhengrong Gu, Xiaoming Wang,* Yucheng Wu,* Yue Zhou* and Qiquan Qiao*, Self-recovery in Li-metal hybrid lithium-ion batteries via WO3 reduction, Nanoscale, 10, 15956-15966, 2018.  
    14. Yungen Wu, Zhihui Wang, Mao Liang*, Hua Cheng, Mengyuan Li, Liyuan Liu, Baiyue Wang, Jinhua Wu, Raju Prasad Ghimire, Xuda Wang, Zhe Sun*, Song Xue, Qiquan Qiao*, Influence of Non-Fused Cores on the Photovoltaic Performance of Linear Triphenylamine-Based Hole-Transporting Materials for Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS applied materials & interfaces, 10 (21), pp 17883–17895, 2018. 
    15. Fan Wu*, Behzad Bahrami, Ke Chen, Sally Mabrouk, Rajesh Pathak, Yanhua Tong, Xiaoyi Li, Tiansheng Zhang, Ronghua Jian, and Qiquan Qiao*, Bias-Dependent Normal and Inverted J–V Hysteresis in Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (30), pp 25604–25613, 2018. 
    16. Fan Wu*, Qiquan Qiao, Behzad Bahrami, Ke Chen, Rajesh Pathak, Sally Mabrouk, Yanhua Tong, Xiaoyi Li, Tiansheng Zhang, Ronghua Jian, Comparison of performance and optoelectronic processes in ZnO and TiO2 nanorod array-based hybrid solar cells, Applied Surface Science 456, 124-132, 2018.
    17. Dui Ma, Jiantao Zai*, Yan Wang, Qiquan Qiao*, Xuefeng Qian*, Fe1‐xCoxS2 Solid Solutions with Tunable Energy Structures to Enhance the Performance of Triiodide Reduction in Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells,ChemNanoMat 2018, 4, 1043, https://doi.org/10.1002/cnma.201800247.
    18. P. S. Chandrasekhar, Ashish Dubey, Khan Mamun Reza, MD Nazmul Hasan, Behzad Bahrami, Vamsi K. Komarala , James D. Hoefelmeyer, Qingquan He, Fan Wu, Hui Qiao, Wen-Hua Zhang* and Qiquan Qiao*, Higher Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells Using Au@SiO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2018,2, 2260-2267.
    19. Deepak Thrithamarassery Gangadharan Yujie Han Ashish Dubey Xinyu Gao Baoquan Sun Qiquan Qiao Ricardo Izquierdo Dongling Ma, Aromatic Alkylammonium Spacer Cations for Efficient Two‐Dimensional Perovskite Solar Cells with Enhanced Moisture and Thermal Stability, Solar RRL, 2: 1700215, doi:10.1002/solr.201700215, 2018.Highlighted in Advanced Science News, https://www.advancedsciencenews.com/perovskite-stability-gets-a-2d-solution/
    20. Gopalan Sai-Anand, Ashish Dubey, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Sujanya Ruban, Khan Mamun Reza, Jebum Choi, Kripal Singh Lakhi, Binrui Xue, Qiquan Qiao, Ajayan Vinu, Additive assisted morphological optimization of photoactive layer in polymer solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 182, 2018, 246–254.
    21. Fan Wu, Qiquan Qiao, Behzad Bahrami, Ke Chen, Rajesh Pathak, Yanhua Tong, Xiaoyi Li, Tiansheng Zhang and Ronghua Jian, Solution-Processed All-Oxide Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells Based on CuO Nanaorod Array and TiO2 Nanocrystals, Nanotechnology, 29(21), 215403, 2018.
    22. Sally Mabrouk, Mengmeng Zhang, Zhihui Wang, Mao Liang*, Behzad Bahrami, Yungen Wu, Jinhua Wu, Qiquan Qiao, Shangfeng Yang, Dithieno[3,2-b:2′,3′-d]pyrrole-based Hole Transport Materials for Perovskite Solar Cells with Efficiencies over 18%, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 7950-7958, 2018.
    23. Md Faisal Kabir, Md Tawabur Rahman, Ashim Gurung, and Qiquan Qiao, Electrochemical Phosphate Sensors using Silver Nanowires Treated Screen Printed Electrodes, IEEE Sensors Journal, 18 (9), 3480-3485, 2018. 
    24. Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari, Sally Mabrouk, Fan Wu, Ke Chen, Shangfeng Yang and Qiquan Qiao, Strategic Review on Processing Routes towards Highly Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 2406-2431, 2018.
    25. Hui Qiao, Rongrong Li, Yuting Yu, Zhaokang Xia, Lijun Wang, Qufu Wei, Ke Chen, Qiquan Qiao, Fabrication of PANI-coated ZnFe2O4 nanofibers with enhanced electrochemical performance for energy storage, Electrochimica Acta, 273, 2018, 282-288.
    26. Mahadev N. Kumbar, Madivalagouda S. Sannaikar, Saba Kauser J. Shaikh, Atulkumar A. Kamble, Manjunath N. Wari, Sanjeev R. Inamdar, Qiquan Qiao, Bhavya N. Revanna, Mahendra Madegowda, Jagadeesh P. Dasappa, Ravindra R. Kamble, Synthesis, Photophysical and Computational Study of Novel Coumarin-based Organic Dyes, Photochemistry and Photobiology, accepted, 94(2), 261-276, 2018.
    27. Binrui Xu, Gopalan Sai-Anand, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Qiquan Qiao, Shin-Won Kang, Improving Photovoltaic Properties of P3HT:IC60BA Through the Incorporation of Small Molecule, Polymers, MDPI, 10(2), 121, 2018. 
    28. Wenjin Yue, Feiyu Wei, Yang Li, Lian Zhang, Qun Zhang, Qiquan Qiao, Hui Qiao, Hierarchical CuInS2 synthesized with the induction of histidine for polymer/CuInS2 solar cells, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, 76, 14-24, 2018.
    29. Naveen Kumar, Ashish Dubey, Behzad Bahrami, S. Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao, Mukesh Kumar, Origin of high carrier mobility and low residual stress in RF superimposed DC sputtered Al doped ZnO thin film for next generation flexible devices, Applied Surface Science, 436, 477-485, 2018.
    30. Hytham Elbohy, Khan Mamun Reza , Salem Abdulkarim, Qiquan Qiao, Creation of Oxygen Vacancy to Activate WO3 for Higher Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2, 403-412, 2018, DOI:10.1039/C7SE00483D.
    31. Khan Mamun Reza, Sally Mabrouk, Qiquan Qiao*, A Review on Tailoring PEDOT: PSS Layer for Improved Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells, Proceedings of the Nature Research Society, 2 (1), 02004, 2018.
    32. Sally Mabrouk, Behzad Bahrami, Ashim Gurung, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Qiquan Qiao, Higher Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells Using Additives of LiI, LiTFSI and BMImI in the PbI2 Precursor, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 1, 2162-2171, 2017.
    33. Bjorn Vaagensmith, Khan Mamun Reza, MD Nazmul Hasan, Hytham Elbohy, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Nick Kantack, Eman Gaml, Qiquan Qiao, Environmentally Friendly Plasma Treated PEDOT:PSS as Electrodes for ITO-free Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (41), 35861-35870, 2017.
    34. Pengcheng Zhou, Zhimin Fang, Weiran Zhou, Qiquan Qiao, Mingtai Wang, Tao Chen, Shangfeng Yang, Non-Conjugated Polymer Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) as an Efficient Interlayer Promoting Electron Transport for Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (38), 32957-32964, 2017.
    35. Salem Abdulkarim, Hytham Elbohy, Nirmal Adhikari, Md Nazmul Hasan, Wenjin Yue, Qiquan Qiao, Urea Treated Electrolytes for Higher Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121, 39, 21225-21230, 2017.
    36. Shoushuang Huang, Dui Ma, ZhangJun Hu, Qingquan He, Jiantao Zai, Dayong Chen, Huai Sun, Zhiwen Chen, Qiquan Qiao, Minghong Wu, Xuefeng Qian, Synergistically Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Ni3S4-PtX (X=Fe, Ni) Heteronanorods as Heterogeneous Catalysts in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,  9 (33), 27607–27617, 2017.
    37. Lakkanna S. Chougala, Jagadish S. Kadadevarmath, Atulkumar A. Kamble, Praveen K. Bayannavar, Mahantesh S. Yatnatti, Ravi K. Linganagoudar, Nirupama J. M., Ravindra R. Kamble, Qiquan Qiao, Effect of TiO2 nanoparticles on newly synthesized phenothiazine derivative-CPTA dye and its applications as dye sensitized solar cell, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 244, 97-102, 2017.
    38. Roya Naderi, Ashim Gurung, Zhengping Zhou, Geetha Varnekar, Ke Chen, Jiantao Zai*, Xuefeng Qian*, Qiquan Qiao*, Activation of passive nano-fillers in composite polymer electrolyte for higher performance lithium ion batteries, Advanced Sustainable Systems, 1. 8, 1700043, 2017.
    39. Wenjin Yue, Feiyu Wei, Chenbin He, Dandan Wu, Nengwen Tang, Qiquan Qiao, L-Cysteine assisted-synthesis of 3D In2S3 for 3D CuInS2 and its application in hybrid solar cells, RSC Advance, 7, 37578-37587, 2017.
    40. J. N. Reiners, J. E. Held, Q. Qiao, K. M. Reza, and D. W. Brake*, Lysine bioavailability among two lipid-coated lysine products after exposure to silage, Translational Animal Science, 1(3), 311-319, 2017.
    41. P. S. Chandrasekhar, Hytham Elbohy, Bjorn Vaggensmith, Ashish Dubey, Khan Mamun Reza, Vamsi K. Komarala and Qiquan Qiao*, Plasmonic Silver Nanowires for Higher Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Materials Today Energy, 5, 237-242, 2017.
    42. Shelton J. P. Varapragasam, Choumini Balasanthiran, Ashim Gurung, Qiquan Qiao, Robert M. Rioux, James D. Hoefelmeyer, Kirkendall Growth of Hollow Mn3O4 Nanoparticles Upon Galvanic Reaction of MnO with Cu2+ and Evaluation as Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (21), 11089-11099.
    43. Zhengping Zhou, Hua Zhang, Yan Zhou, Hui Qiao, Ashim Gurung, Roya Naderi , Hytham Elbohy, Alevtina L. Smirnova, Huitian Lu, Shuiliang Chen, and Qiquan Qiao*, Binder Free Hierarchical Mesoporous Carbon Foam for High Performance Lithium Ion Battery, Scientific Reports, 7, 1440, 2017.
    44. Eman A. Gaml, Ashish Dubey, Khan Mamun Reza, Md Nazmul Hasan, Nirmal Adhikari, Hytham Elbohy, Behzad Bahrami, Hamdy Zeyada, ShangfengYang and Qiquan Qiao*, Alternative benzodithiophene (BDT) based polymeric hole transport layer for efficient perovskite solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 168, 8-13, 2017.
    45. Upendra Neupane, Behzad Bahrami, Matt Biesecker, Mahdi Farrokh Baroughi, and Qiquan Qiao*, Kinetic Monte Carlo Modeling on Organic Solar Cells: Domain Size, Donor-Acceptor Ratio and Thickness, Nano Energy, 35, 128-137, 2017.
    46. Ashim Gurung, Ke Chen, Geetha Varnekar, Reza Khan, Salem Saad Abdulkarim, Rajesh Pathak, Roya Naderi, Qiquan Qiao*, Highly Efficient Perovskite Solar Cell Photo-Charging of Lithium Ion Battery using DC-DC Booster, Advanced Energy Materials, 1602105 (1-8), 2017.
    47. Rajab Suliman, Abu Mitul, Lal Mohammad, Gemechis Djira, Yunpeng Pan, and Qiquan Qiao, Modeling of organic solar cell using response surface methodology, Results in Physics, 7, 2232-2241, 2017.
    48. Hui Qiao, Zhaokang Xia, Yanhua Liu, Rongrong Cui, Yaqian Fei, Yibing Cai, Qufu Wei, Qingxia Yao, Qiquan Qiao*, Sonochemical synthesis and high lithium storage properties of ordered Co/CMK-3 nanocomposites, Applied Surface Science, 400, 492-497, 2017.
    49. Moneim Elshobaki, Ryan S Gebhardt, John A. Carr, William Robin Lindemann, Wenjie Wang, Eric Michael Grieser, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Evan Ngo, Ujjal Bhattacharjee, Joseph Strzalka, Zhang Jiang, Qiquan Qiao, Jacob W. Petrich, David Vaknin, and Sumit Chaudhary, Tailoring Nanoscale Morphology of Polymer:Fullerene Blends Using Electrostatic Field,  ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (3), 2678–2685, 2017.
    50. Syed Afaq Ali Shah, Muhammad Hassan Sayyad, Nazia Nasr, and Ramshah Ahmad Toor, Sarah Sajjad and Qiquan Qiao. Photovoltaic performance of a purely organic dye and most common metallic dye based dye-sensitized solar cells. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 1-8, doi: 10.1007/s10854-017-6344-5, 2017
    51. Jiawei Gong, Zhengping Zhou, Sumathy Krishnan and Qiquan Qiao, Review on dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs): Advanced techniques and research trends, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 68, Part 1, 234-246, 2017.
    52. Jiawei Gong, K. Sumathy, Zhengping Zhou, Qiquan Qiao, Modeling of interfacial and bulk charge transfer in dye-sensitized solar cells, Cogent Engineering, 4: 1287231, 2017, https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/23311916.2017.1287231.
    53. Jianyuan Sun, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao and Cheng Zhang, 4H-cyclopenta[2,1-b:3,4-b']dithiophen-4-one (CPDTO) homopolymer with side chains on every other CPDTO, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 55 (6), 1077-1085,  2017.
    54. Sally Mabrouk, Ashish Dubey, Wenfeng Zhang, Nirmal Adhikari, Behzad Bahrami, Md Nazmul Hasan, Shangfeng Yang, Qiquan Qiao*, Increased Efficiency for Perovskite Photovoltaics via Doping the PbI2 Layer, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (43), 24577–24582, 2016.
    55. Qiliang Wu, Weiran Zhou, Qing Liu, Pengcheng Zhou, Tao Chen, Yalin Lu, Qiquan Qiao, and Shangfeng Yang, Solution-Processable Ionic Liquid as an Independent or Modifying Electron Transport Layer for High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8 (50), 34464–34473, 2016.
    56. Bjorn Vaagensmith, Qiquan Qiao*, Effect of synthesis temperature, UV-ozone treatment, and nanowire diameter on the failure of silver nanowire electrodes, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 6, 1549 - 1553, 2016.
    57. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Jianyuan Sun, Lianjie Zhang, Ashish Dubey, Andrew Sykes, T. Y. Lin, Yu-Chueh Hung, Qiquan Qiao, Cheng Zhang, An Oligothiophene Chromophore with A Macrocyclic Side Chain: Synthesis, Morphology, Charge Transport, and Photovoltaic Performance, RSC Advance, 6, 102043-102056, 2016.
    58. Anastasiia Iefanova, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada, Qiquan Qiao*, Lead Free CH3NH3SnI3 Perovskite Thin-Film with p-Type Semiconducting Nature and Metal-like Conductivity, AIP Advances, 6, 085312, 2016.
    59. Belete A. Gonfa, Mee Rahn Kim, P. Zheng, S. Cushing, Qiquan Qiao, Nick Wu, My Ali El Khakani and Dongling Ma, Investigation of Plasmonic Effect in Air-processed PbS/CdS Core-shell Quantum Dot based Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 13071-13080, 2016.
    60. Ashim Gurung, Roya Naderi, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Geetha Vernakar, Zhengping Zhou, Hytham Elbohy, Qiquan Qiao*, Tin Selenide - Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Hybrid Anodes for Higher Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 211, 720-725, 2016.
    61. Ashish Dubey, Nick Kantack, Nirmal Adhikari, Khan Reza, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Mukesh Kumar, Devendra Khatiwada, Seth Darling and Qiquan Qiao*, Room Temperature, Air Crystallized Perovskite film for High Performance Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 10231-20124, 2016.
    62. Mike McGraw, Praveen Kolla, Bin Yao, Robert Cook, Qiquan Qiao, James J Wu, and Alevtina L. Smirnova, One-Step Solid-State In-situ Thermal Polymerization of Silicon-PEDOT Nanocomposites for the Application in Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes, accepted, Polymer, 99, 488-495, 2016.
    63. Jieming Zhen, Qing Liu, Xiang Chen, Dan Li, Qiquan Qiao, Yalin Lu and Shangfeng Yang, Ethanolamine-functionalized fullerene as an efficient electron transport layer for high-efficiency inverted polymer solar cells, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 8072-8079, 2016.
    64. Ashim Gurung, Hytham Elbohy, Devendra Khatiwada, Abu Farzan Mitul and Qiquan Qiao*, A simple cost-effective approach to enhance performance of bifacial dye sensitized solar cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 6, 912-917, 2016.
    65. Jiawei Gong, Zhengping Zhou, K Sumathy, Huojun Yang, Qiquan Qiao*, Activated Graphene Nanoplatelets as a Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Applied Physics, 119, 135501, 2016.
    66. Zhengping Zhou, Sudhan Sigdel, Jiawei Gong, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Hytham Elbohy, Huojun Yang, Sumathy Krishnan, Xiang-Fa Wu and Qiquan Qiao*, Graphene-beaded carbon nanofibers with incorporated Ni nanoparticles as efficient counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells, Nano Energy, 22, 558-563, 2016.
    67. Hytham Elbohy, Mee Rahn Kim, Ashish Dubey, Khan Mamun Reza, Dongling Ma*, Jiantao Zai*, Xuefeng Qian*, Qiquan Qiao*, Incorporation of Plasmonic Au Nanostars into Photoanode for Higher Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 545-551, 2016.
    68. Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Shaopeng Gu, Devendra Khatiwada, Qi Wang, Lal Mohammad, Mukesh Kumar, Qiquan Qiao*, Solution processed pristine PDPP3T polymer as hole transport layer for efficient perovskite solar cells with slower degradation, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 145, 193-199, 2016.  
    69. Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Shaopeng Gu, Devendra Khatiwada, Qi Wang, Lal Mohammad, Mukesh Kumar, Qiquan Qiao*, Shelf life stability comparison in air for solution processed pristine PDPP3T polymer and doped spiro-OMeTAD as hole transport layer for perovskite solar cell, Data in Brief, 10.1016/j.dib.2016.02.021, 2016.
    70. Xiaojing Ma, Sigdel Sudhan, Hytham Elbohy, Chuilin Lai, Qiquan Qiao*, and Hao Fong*, Electrospun carbon nano-felt derived from alkali lignin for cost-effective counter electrodes of dye-sensitized solar cells,RSC Advances, 6(14), 11481-11487, 2016. 
    71. Soundaram J. Ananthakrishnan, Jacob Strain, Niharika N. Sreeramulu, Abu Mitul, Louis E. McNamara, Anastasiia Iefanova, Nathan I. Hammer*, Qiquan Qiao*, and Hemali Rathnayake*, A Novel Donor-Donor Dyad of P3HT-block- Poly(anthracene-9,10-diyl): Synthesis, Solid-State Packing, and Electronic Properties, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 54 (18), 3032–3045, 2016.
    72. Syed Afaq Ali Shah, Muhammad Hassan Sayyad*, Fazal Wahab, Khalil Ahmed Khan, Munawar Ali Munawar, Hytham Elbohy; Qiquan Qiao, Synthesis, modeling and photovoltaic properties of a benzothiodiazole based molecule for dye-sensitized solar cells, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 27 (5), 4501–4507, 2016.
    73. Yinbin Huang, Lin Wei, Xianhui Zhao, James Julson, Changling Qiu, Shanmugapriya Dharmarajan, John Kiratu, Douglas Raynie, Ashish Dubey, Qiquan Qiao, Biofuel production using Pd/Zn synergistically catalyzed hydrodeoxygenation applied at bio-oil extracted in biomass pyrolysis process, International Journal of Energy Research, 40 (12), 1724-1730, 2016. 
    74. Gopalan Sai-Anand, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Wang-Pill Lee, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Byoung-Ho Kang, Sang-Won Lee, Jae-Sung Lee, Qiquan Qiao and Shin-Won Kang*, Electrostatic nanoassembly of contact interfacial layer for enhanced photovoltaic performance in polymer solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 153, 148–163, 2016.
    75. Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Eman A. Gaml, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Khan Mamun Reza,  Sally Adel Abdelsalam Mabrouk, Shaopeng Gu, Jiantao Zai*, Xuefeng Qian*, Qiquan Qiao*, Crystallization of Perovskite Film for Higher Performance Solar Cells by Controlling Water Concentration in Methyl Ammonium Iodide Precursor Solution, Nanoscale, 8, 2693-2703, 2016.
    76. Venkataiah Mallam, Sanjib Baral, Santosh Gyawali, Robert Oda, Hytham Elbohy, Jeevan Nepal, Qiquan Qiao, Mahdi Baroughi, Brian Logue*, Functionalized Carboxylate Deposition for Rapid Sensitization of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Solar Energy, 126, 128-136, 2015.
    77. Qi Wang, Dongge Ma*, Junqiao Ding, Lixiang Wang, Qiquan Qiao, Huiping Jia, Bruce E. Gnade, Jason Hoshikawa-Halbert, An efficient dual-emissive-layer white organic light emitting-diode: Insight into device working mechanism and origin of color-shift, Organic Electronics, 19, 157-162, 2015.
    78. Shoushuang Huang, Qingquan He, Wenlong Chen, Jiantao Zai*, Qiquan Qiao*, Xuefeng Qian*, 3D hierarchical FeSe2 microspheres: Controlled synthesis and applications in dye-sensitized solar cells, Nano Energy, 2015, 15, 205-215.
    79. Qingquan He, Shoushuang Huang, Jiantao Zai*, Nianqi Tang, Bo Li, Qiquan Qiao, Xuefeng Qian*, Efficient Counter Electrode Manufactured from Ag2S Nanocrystal Ink for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Chem. Eur. J., 21: 15153–15157. doi: 10.1002/chem.20150233.
    80. Min Wang, Wenlong Chen, Jiantao Zai*, Shoushuang Huang, Qingquan He, Wei Zhang, Qiquan Qiao*,  Xuefeng Qian*, Hierarchical Cu7S4 nanotubes assembled by hexagonal nanoplates with high catalytic performance for quantum dot-sensitized solar cells, Journal of Power Sources, 299, 212–220, 2015.
    81. Nirmal Adhikari,Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada, Abu Mitul, Qi Wang, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Anastasiia Iefanova, Jiantao Zai*, Xuefeng Qian*, Mukesh Kumar, Qiquan Qiao*, Interfacial study to suppress charge carrier recombination for high efficiency Perovskite solar cells, ACS Applied Materials &Interfaces, 7, 26445-26454, 2015.
    82. Devendra Khatiwada, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Abu Farzan Mitul, Lal Mohammed, Anastasiia Iefanova, Seth Darling, and Qiquan Qiao*, Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells by Temperature Control in Single and Mixed Halide Precursor Solutions and Films, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119, 25747-25753, 2015.
    83. Qingquan He, Tianyue Qian, Jiantao Zai*, Qiquan Qiao, Shoushuang Huang, Yiran Li and Min Wang, Efficient Ag8GeS6 counter electrode prepared from nanocrystal ink for dye-sensitized solar cells, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 20359-20365. DOI:10.1039/C5TA05304H 
    84. Mukesh Kumar*, Ashish Dubey, Khan Mamun Reza, Nirmal Adhikari, Qiquan Qiao* and Venkat Bommisetty*, Origin of photogenerated carrier recombination at metal - active layer interface in polymer solar cells, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17, 27690 - 27697, 2015. 
    85. Abu Farzan Mitul, Lal Mohammad, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada, Qiquan Qiao*, Optimization of interconnecting layers for double and triple junction polymer solar cells,IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics,5 (6), 1674-1679, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2478659.
    86. Mukesh Kumar*, Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari, Swaminathan Venkatesan and Qiquan Qiao*, Strategic review of secondary phases, defects and defect-complexes in kesterite CZTS-Se solar cells, Energy Environ. Sci., 8, 3134-3159, 2015.  
    87. Lal Mohammad, Abu Farzan Mitul, Sudhan Sigdel, Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada, Nirmal Adhikari, Hytham Elbohy and Qiquan Qiao*, Interface modification of inverted structure PSBTBT:PC70BM solar cells for improved performance, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 62, 3029-3033, 2015.
    88. Lal Mohammad, Qiliang Chen, Abu Mitul, Jianyuan Sun, Devendra Khatiwada, Bjorn Vaggensmith, Cheng Zhang, Jing Li, Qiquan Qiao*, Improved Performance for Inverted Organic Photovoltaics via Spacer between Benzodithiophene and Benzothiazole in Polymers, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2015,119(33), pp 18992 –19000.
    89. Hytham Elbohy, Alex Aboagye, Sudhan Sigdel, Qi Wang, M Hassan Sayyad, Lifeng Zhang* and Qiquan Qiao*, Graphene-embedded Carbon Nanofibers Decorated with Pt Nanoneedles for Higher Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 17721-17727, 2015
    90. Evan Ngo, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Devendra Khatiwada, Cheng Zhang, Qiquan Qiao*, Enhanced lifetime of polymer solar cells by surface passivation of metal oxide buffer layers, ACS Applied Materials &Interfaces, 7, 16093-16100, 2015.
    91. Lal Mohammad, Abu Mitul, Qi Wang, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Devendra Khatiwada, Ashish Dubey, Cheuk-Lam Ho, Wai-Yeung Wong* and Qiquan Qiao*, Influence of nanoscale morphology on performance of inverted structure metallated conjugated polymer solar cells, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 62(9), 3029-3033, 2015.
    92. Devendra Khatiwada, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiliang Chen, Jihua Chen, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Abu Farzan Mitul, Lal Mohammed and Qiquan Qiao*, Improved performance by morphology control via fullerenes in PBDT-TBT-alkoBT based organic solar cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 15307 - 15313.
    93. Jiawei Gong, Hui Qiao*, Sudhan Sigdel, Hytham Elbohy, Nirmal Adhikari, K. Sumathy, Qufu Wei*, and Qiquan Qiao*, Characteristics of SnO2 Nanofiber/TiO2 Nanoparticle Composite for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, AIP Advance, 5, 067134, 2015.
    94. Gopalan Sai-Anand, Anantha-Iyengar Gopalan, Kwang-Pill Lee, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Byoung-Ho Kang,  Sang-Won Lee,  Jae-Sung Lee,  Qiquan Qiao,  Dae-Hyuk Kwon,  Shin-Won Kang*, A futuristic strategy to influence the solar cell performance using fixed and mobile dopants incorporated sulfonated polyaniline based buffer layer, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 141, 275-290, 2015
    95. Nirmal Adhikari, Devendra Khatiwada, Ashish Dubey, Qiquan Qiao*, Device and morphological engineering of organic solar cells for enhanced charge transport and photovoltaic performance, Journal of Photonics for Energy 5 (1), 057207-057207
    96. Qi Wang*, Iain W. H. Oswald, Xiaolong Yang, Guijiang Zhou*, Huiping Jia, Qiquan Qiao*, Jason Hoshikawa-Halbert, and Bruce E. Gnade*, Managing Charge and Exciton Transporting Behavior in White Organic Light-Emitting Devices for High Power Efficiency and Superior Color-Stability, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2015, doi: 10.1002/aelm.201400040.
    97. Devendra Khatiwada, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Jihua Chen, Qiliang Chen, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Abu Farzan Mitul, Lal Mohammed, Jianyuan Sun, Cheng Zhang, Linbao Luo and Qiquan Qiao*, Morphological Evolution and its Impacts on Performance of Polymer Solar Cells, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 62 (4), 1284-1290, 2015.
    98. Sudhan Sigdel, Hytham Elbohy, Jiawei Gong, Nirmal Adhikari, Krishnan Sumathy, Hui Qiao, Qufu Wei, M. Hassan Sayyad, Jiantao Zai, Xuefeng Qian and Qiquan Qiao*, Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Porous Hollow Tin Oxide Nanofibers, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 62(6), 2027 - 2032, 2015.
    99. Shoushuang Huang, Qingquan He, Wenlong Chen, Qiquan Qiao*, Jiantao Zai*, and Xuefeng Qian*, Ultrathin FeSe2Nanosheets: Controlled Synthesis and Application as a Heterogeneous Catalyst in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Chemistry - A European Journal, 21(10):4085-4091, 2015.  
    100. Venkataiah Mallam, Hytham Elbohy, Qiquan Qiao, Brian Logue*, Investigation of Novel Anthracene-Bridged Carbazoles as Sensitizers and Co-Sensitizers for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, International Journal of Energy Research, 39, 1335-1344, 2015.
    101. Xianhui Zhao, Lin Wei*, James Julson, Qiquan Qiao, Ashish Dubey and Gary Anderson, Catalytic cracking of non-edible sunflower oil over ZSM-5 for hydrocarbon bio-jet fuel, New Biotechnology, 32(2), 300-312, 2015.
    102. Qingquan He, Shoushuang Huang, Cheng Wang, Qiquan Qiao*, Na Liang, Miao Xu, Wenlong Chen, Jiantao Zai*, and Xuefeng Qian*, The Role of Mott–Schottky Heterojunctions in Ag–Ag8SnS6 as Counter Electrodes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, ChemSusChem, 8(5), 817-820, 2015.
    103. Qi Wang*, Iain W. H. Oswald, Xiaolong Yang, Guijiang Zhou*, Huiping Jia, , Qiquan Qiao*, Yonghua Chen, Jason Hoshikawa-Halbert, Bruce E. Gnade*, A Non-Doped Phosphorescent Organic Light-Emitting Device with Above 31% External Quantum Efficiency, Advanced Materials, 26: 8107–8113, 2014, doi: 10.1002/adma.201402947 .
    104. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Jihua Chen, Evan C. Ngo, Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada, Cheng Zhang, Qiquan Qiao*,  Critical role of domain crystallinity, domain purity and domain interface sharpness for reduced bimolecular recombination in polymer solar cells,  Nano Energy, 12, 457-467, 2015.
    105. Alex Aboagye, Hytham Elbohy, Ajit Kelkar, Qiquan Qiao, Jiantao Zai*, Xuefeng Qian*, Lifeng Zhang*,  Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers with Surface-attached Platinum Nanoparticles as Cost-effective and Efficient Counter Electrode for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, accepted, Nano Energy, 11, 550-556, 2015.
    106. Changwen Liu, Zeliang Qiu, Feng Li, Weili Meng, Wenjin Yue, Fapei Zhang, Qiquan Qiao, and Mingtai Wang*, From Binary to Multicomponent Photoactive Layer: A Promising Complementary Strategy to Efficient Hybrid Solar Cells, accepted, Nano Energy, 12, 686-697, 2015
    107. Abu Farzan Mitul, Lal Mohammad, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Nirmal Adhikari, Sudhan Sigdel, Qi Wang, Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada and Qiquan Qiao*, Low temperature efficient interconnecting layer for tandem polymer solar cells, Nano Energy, 11, 56-63, 2014
    108. Hytham Elbohy, Amit Thapa, Prashant Poudel, Nirmal Adhikary, Swaminathan Venkatesan, and Qiquan Qiao*, Vanadium Oxide as new Charge Recombination Blocking Layer for High Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, accepted, Nano Energy, 13, 368-375, 2014
    109. Anastasiia Iefanova, Jeevan Nepal, Prashant Poudel, Daren Davoux, Umesh Gautam, Venkataiah Mallam, Qiquan Qiao, Brian Logue, Mahdi Farrokh Baroughi*, Transparent platinum counter electrode for efficient semi-transparent dye-sensitized solar cells, Thin Solid Films, 562, 578–584, 2014.
    110. Devendra Khatiwada, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Evan C. Ngo and Qiquan Qiao*, Versatile role of solvent additive for tailoring morphology in polymer solar cells for efficient charge transport, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 15, 1-5, 2014.
    111. Qi Wang, Dongge Ma*,, Karl Leo, Junqiao Ding, Lixiang Wang, Qiquan Qiao, Huiping Jia and Bruce E. Gnade, Using interlayer step-wise triplet transfer to achieve an efficient white organic light-emitting diode with high color-stability, Applied Physics Letter 104, 193303 (2014).
    112. Buddhi S Lamsal, Mukul Dubey, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Yung Huh, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao*, and Qi Hua Fan*, Nanoscale investigation of grain growth in RF sputtered indium tin oxide thin films by scanning probe microscopy, Journal of Electronic Materials, 43 (11), 3965-3972, 2014.
    113. Evan Ngo, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao*, Polymer Photovoltaics with Top Metal Electrode Deposited by Solution-Processing, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2014. 61(8): p. 2957-2962.
    114. Sudhan Sigdel, Ashish Dubey, Hytham Elbohy, Alex Aboagye, David Galipeau, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*,  Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Spray-coated Carbon Nanofibers/TiO2 Nanoparticles Composite Counter Electrodes, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014,2, 11448-11453
    115. Amit Thapa, Jintao Zai, Prashant Poudel, Nirmal Adhikari, Hytham Elbohy, David Galipeau, Xuefeng Qian*, and Qiquan Qiao*, TiO2 Coated Urchin-like SnO2 Microspheres for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Nano Research, 2014, 7 (8), 1154-1163 .
    116. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Evan C. Ngo, Qiliang Chen, Ashish Dubey, Mohammad Lal, Nirmal Adhikary, Abu Mitul, and Qiquan Qiao*, benzothiodiazole based Polymer for Single and Double Junction Solar Cells with High Open Circuit Voltage, Nanoscale, 6, 7093-7100, 2014.
    117. Ravi Kasaudhana, Hytham Elbohya, Sudhan Sigdela, Hui Qiao*, Qufu Wei*, Qiquan Qiao*, Incorporation of TiO2 Nanoparticles into SnO2 Nanofibers for Higher Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, IEEE Electron Device Letters, 35(5), 578 - 580, 2014. 
    118. Qi Wang, Iain W. H. Oswald, Michael R. Perez, Huiping Jia, Qiquan Qiao, Bruce E. Gnade*, and Mohammad A. Omary*, Doping-Free Organic Light-Emitting Diodes with Very High Power Efficiency, Simple Device Structure, and Superior Spectral Performance, Advanced Functional Materials, 24(30), 4746-4752, 2014. 
    119. Olusegun Adebanjo, Bjorn Vaagensmith, and Qiquan Qiao*, Double Junction Polymer Solar Cells, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 10331-10349, 2014.
    120. Huaijun Tang, Yanhu Li,  Qiliang Chen,  Bing Chen,  Qiquan Qiao,  Wei Yang*,  Hongbin Wu, Yong Cao, Efficient yellow–green light-emitting cationic iridium complexes based on 1,10-phenanthroline derivatives containing oxadiazole-triphenylamine unit, Dyes and Pigments, 2014, 100, 79-86. 
    121. Prashant Poudel, Amit Thapa, Hytham Elbohy, and Qiquan Qiao*, Improved performance of dye solar cells using nanocarbon as support for platinum nanoparticles in counter electrode, Nano Energy, 5, 116-121, 2014.
    122. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiliang Chen, Evan C. Ngo, Nirmal Adhikari, Kelly Nelson, Ashish Dubey, Jianyuan Sun, Venkateswara Bommisetty, Cheng Zhang, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao*, Polymer Solar Cells Processed Using Relatively Non-Toxic Solvent, Energy Technology, 2: 269–274, 2014.
    123. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Nirmal Adhikary, Jihua Chen, Evan C. Ngo, Ashish Dubey and David W Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao*, Interplay of nanoscale domain purity and size on charge transport and recombination dynamics in polymer solar cells, Nanoscale, 6 (2), 1011 - 1019, 2014.
    124. Prashant Poudel and Qiquan Qiao*, Carbon nanostructure counter electrode for low cost and stable dye-sensitized solar cells, Nano Energy, 4, 157-175, 2014.
    125. Yong Zhao, Amit Thapa, Quan Feng, Min Xia, Qiquan Qiao* and Hao Fong*, Electrospun TiC/C nano-felt surface-decorated with Pt nanoparticles as highly efficient and cost effective counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells, Nanoscale, 5, 11742, 2013.
    126. Olusegun Adebanjo, Purna P. Maharjan, Prajwal Adhikary, Mingtai Wang, Shangfeng Yang, and Qiquan Qiao*, Triple junction polymer solar cells, Energy and Environmental Science, 2013, 6(11), 3150-3170.
    127. Jianyuan Sun, Lianjie Zhang, Ashish Dubey, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Ting-Yu Lin, Logan P. Sanow, Yu-Chueh Hung, Andrew Sykes, Hongshan He, Qiquan Qiao, Cheng Zhang, Ring-protected small molecules for organic photovoltaics, roc. SPIE 8830, Organic Photovoltaics XIV, 88302L doi:10.1117/12.2025762.
    128. Prajwal Adhikary, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Nirmal Adhikari, Purna Maharjan, Olusegun Adebanjo, Jihua Chen, and Qiquan Qiao*, Enhanced charge transport and photovoltaic performance of PBDTTT-C-T/PC70BM solar cells via UV-Ozone treatment, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 10007-10013.
    129. Amit Thapa, Yong Zhao, Prashant Poudel, Hytham Elbohy, Bjorn Vaagensmith, Zhiling Zhang, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*, Evaluation of counter electrode composed by carbon nanofibers and nanoparticles in dye-sensitized solar cells, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Vol 60, No 11, Page 3883-3887, 2013.
    130. Diane M Hinkens*, Qiliang Chen, Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, David Gosztola, Mark A. Tapsak, Qiquan Qiao, Malika Jeffries-EL, Seth B. Darling*, Model compounds based on poly(p-phenylenevinyleneborane) and terthiophene: investigating the p-n junction in diblock copolymers, Polymer, 54, 3510-3520, 2013.
    131. Evan Ngo, Swaminathan Venkatesan, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao*, Polymer photovoltaic performance and degradation on spray and spin coated electron transport layer and active layer, IEEE Transaction on Electron Device, 60(7), 2372-2378, 2013
    132. Prajwal Adhikary, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Purna P Maharjan, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao*, Enhanced Performance of PDPP3T/PC60BM Solar Cells using High Boiling Solvent and UV-Ozone Treatment, IEEE Transaction on Electron Device, 60(5), 1763-1768, 2013.
    133. Purna P. Maharjan, Qiliang Chen, Lianjie Zhang, Olusegun Adebanjo, Nirmal Adhikari, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Prajwal Adhikary, Bjorn Vaagensmith and Qiquan Qiao*, Photovoltaic devices and characterization of a dodecyloxybenzothiodiazole-based copolymer, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 6856-6863, 2013.
    134. Wenjin Yue, Fan Wu, Changwen Liu, Zeliang Qiu, Qi Cui, Hui Zhang, Feng Gao, Wei Shen, Changbao Han, Qiquan Qiao, and Mingtai Wang*, CuInS2 quantum dots incorporated ternary Solar hybrid solar cells for higher efficiency with polymer-based hybrids for light-harvesting and straightforward oxide channels for electron transportation, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2013, 114, 43-53.
    135. Shangke Pan, Shaker Ebrahim, Moataz Soliman and Qiquan Qiao*, Seed-mediated Direct Growth of CdSe Nanoclusters on Substrates, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15:1420, 2013.
    136. Mahbube Siddiki, Swaminathan Venkatesan, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao*, Kelvin probe force microscopic imaging of energy barrier and energetically favorable offset of interfaces in double junction organic solar cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interface, 2013, 5 (4), pp 1279–1286
    137. Qiliang Chen, Lianjie Zhang, Shaker Ebrahim, Moataz Soliman, Cheng Zhang, Qiquan Qiao*, Synthesis and Structure Study of Copolymers from Thiadiazole Fused Indolocarbazole and Dithienosilole, Polymer 54, 223-229, 2013.
    138. Mahbube Siddiki, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Mingtai Wang, and Qiquan Qiao*, Materials and Devices Design for Efficient Double Junction Polymer Solar Cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 108, 225–229, 2013.
    139. Tingting Xu, Swaminathan Venkatesan, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao*, Study of Polymer/ZnO Nanostructure Interfaces by Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 108, 246-251, 2013.
    140. Wenfeng Zhang, Haitao Wang, Boxue Chen, Xianghong Bi, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao and Shangfeng Yang*, Oleamide as a self-assembled cathode buffer layer for P3HT:PCBM bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells: the role of the terminal group on the function of the surfactant, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 24067-24074 2012.
    141. Shangke Pan, Tingting Xu, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao*, Direct Growth of CdSe Nanorods on ITO Substrate by Co-anchoring of ZnO Nanoparticles and Ethylenediamine, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14:1115, 2012.
    142. Prakash Joshi, Zhengping Zhou, Prashant Poudel, Amit Thapa, Xiang-Fa Wu* and Qiquan Qiao*, Nickel incorporated carbon nanotube/nanofiber composites as counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cell, Nanoscale, 4, 5659-5664, 2012.
    143. Prashant Poudel, Lifeng Zhang, Prakash Joshi, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Hao Fong* and Qiquan Qiao*, Enhanced performance in dye-sensitized solar cells via carbon nanofibers–platinum composite counter electrodes, Nanoscale, 4, 4726-4730, 2012.
    144. Yu Xie, Ying Bao, Jikai Du, Chaoyang Jiang, and Qiquan Qiao*, Understanding of Morphology Evolution in Local Aggregates and Neighboring Regions for Organic Photovoltaics, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14 (29), 10168 - 10177, 2012.
    145. Jianyuan Sun, Cheng Zhang*, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Rui Li, Sam-Shajing Sun*, and Qiquan Qiao, Regioregularity and Solar Cell Device Performance of Poly(3-dodecylthienylenevinylene), Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 50, 917-922, 2012.
    146. Prashant Poudel and Qiquan Qiao*, One dimensional nanostructure/nanoparticle composite as photoanode for dye-sensitized solar cells, Nanoscale, 4, 2826-2838, 2012.
    147. Mahbube Siddiki, Swaminathan Venketesan, Qiquan Qiao*, Nb2O5 as a New Electron Transport Layer for Double Junction Polymer Solar Cells, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14, 4682–4686, 2012.
    148. Tingting Xu, Ming Yan, James Hoefelmeyer, Qiquan Qiao*, Exciton Migration and Charge Transfer in Chemically Linked P3HT-TiO2 Nanorod Composite, RSC Advance. 2 (3), 854-862, 2012.
    149. Pavel Dutta, Yu Xie, Mukesh Kumar, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao, and Venkat Bommisetty*, Connecting physical properties of spin-casting solvents with morphology, nanoscale charge transport, and device performance of poly(3-hexylthiophene):phenyl-C61-butyric acid methyl ester bulk heterojunction solar cells, Journal of Photonics for Energy 1, 011124, 2011.
    150. Jing Li, Min Yan, Yu Xie, and Qiquan Qiao*, Linker Effects on Optoelectronic Properties of Alternate Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymers. Energy & Environmental Science, 4 (10), 4276-4283, 2011.
    151. Samuel Gorman Awuah, Jason Polreis, Joshi Prakash, Qiquan Qiao, Youngjae You*, New pyran dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 224 (1), 116-122, 2011.
    152. Xiaoxu Wang, Sudeep Karanjit, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, Qiquan Qiao*, and Zhengtao Zhu*, Transient photocurrent and photovoltage studies on charge transport in dye sensitized solar cells made from the composites of TiO2 nanofibers and nanoparticles, Applied Physics Letters 98, 082114, 2011.
    153. Tingting Xu, Qiliang Chen, Dai-Hong Lin, Hsueh-Yu Wu, Ching-Fuh Lin and Qiquan Qiao*, Electropolymerization of P3HT onto Vertically Aligned Thienylsilane-modified ZnO Nanowires, Journal of Photonics for Energy, 1, 011107, 2011.
    154. Tingting Xu, Qiquan Qiao*, Conjugated Polymer-inorganic Semiconductor Hybrid Solar Cells, Energy & Environmental Science, 4, 2700-2720, 2011.
    155. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Qiliang Chen, David Galipeau, Hao Fong*, and Qiquan Qiao*, Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers as Low-Cost Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2 (12), 3572–3577, 2010.
    156. Mahbube Siddiki, Jing Li, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao*, A review of polymer multijunction solar cells (invited review, among top ten most-read paper in July 2010). Energy & Environmental Science, 3(7): p. 867-883, 2010.
    157. Yu Xie, Prakash Joshi, Seth Darling, Qiliang Chen, Ting Zhang, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao*, Electrolyte Effects on Electron Transport and Recombination at ZnO Nanorods for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2010, 114(41), 17880-17888.
    158. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Daren Davoux, Zhengtao Zhu, David Galipeau, Hao Fong*,  Qiquan Qiao*, Composite of TiO2 Nanofibers and Nanoparticles for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Significantly Improved Efficiency, Energy & Environmental Science,3, 1507-1510, 2010.
    159. Yu Xie, Yong Li, Lixin Xiao, Qiquan Qiao*, Rabin Dhakal, Zhiling Zhang, Qihuang Gong, David Galipeau, and Xingzhong Yan*,  Femtosecond Time-resolved Fluorescence Study of P3HT/PCBM Blend Films, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, 14590-14600, 2010.
    160. Prakash Joshi, Yu Xie, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Shelia Bailey, and Qiquan Qiao*. Dye-sensitized Solar Cells based on Low Cost Nanoscale Carbon/TiO2 Composite Counter Electrode. Energy & Environmental Science (invited and cover article, among top ten most-read paper in August 2010), 2, 426 – 429, 2009.
    161. Yu Xie, Prakash Joshi, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, Youngjae You*, and Qiquan Qiao*, Structural Effects of Core-modified Porphyrins in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Journal of  Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 13: 903–909,  2009.
    162. Qiquan Qiao*, Yu Xie, and James T. McLeskey, Organic/inorganic polymer solar cells using a buffer layer from all-water-solution processing. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008,112, 9912, 2008.
    163. Prasad Taranekar, Qiquan Qiao, Hui Jiang, Ion Ghiviriga, Kirk S. Schanze,* and John R. Reynolds*, Hyperbranched Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Bilayers for Solar-Cell Applications, Journal of the American Chemical Society (communication), 129(29), pp 8958 - 8959, 2007.
    164. Qiquan Qiao, James Beck, Ryan Lumpkin, Jake Pretko, James T Mcleskey Jr*, A Comparison of Fluorine Tin Oxide and Indium Tin Oxide as the Transparent Electrode for P3OT/TiO2 Solar Cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 90, p. 1034, 2006.
    165. Q. Qiao, W. C. Kerr, Jr., J. Beck, E. Corrigan, and J. T. McLeskey, Jr., Optimization of photovoltaic devices from layered PTEBS and nanocrystalline TiO2, ECS Trans. 1, 33, 2006.
    166. Qiquan Qiao and James T. McLeskey Jr.*, Water-soluble polythiophene/nanocrystalline TiO2 solar cells, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 86, p. 153501, 2005.
    167. Qiquan Qiao, Lianyong Su, James Beck and James T. McLeskey Jr*, Characteristics of Water Soluble Polythiophene:TiO2 Composite and its Application in Photovoltaics, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 98, p. 094906, 2005.
    168. J. A. Rud, L. S. Lovell, J. W. Senn, Q. Qiao, and J. T. McLeskey, Jr.*, Water soluble polymer/carbon nanotube bulk heterojunction solar cells, Journal of Material Science, Vol. 40(6), p. 1455, March 2005.
    169. James T. McLeskey Jr.* and Qiquan Qiao,  “Hybrid Solar Cells from Water Soluble Polymers”, International Journal of Photochemistry, Volume 2006, Article ID 20951, Pages 1–6
    Conference proceedings
    1. Tingting Xu, Jing Li, Heather Rohwer, James D. Hoefelmeyer, David Galipeau and Qiquan Qiao, “in-Situ polymerization of P3HT and TiO2 nanocomposites for solar cells”, Proc. of 35rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu, HI, Date: June 21-25, 2010
    2. Yu Xie, Pavel Dutta, Dorin Cengher, Venkat Bommisetty, Jing Li, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao, “Solvent effect on the morphology of P3HT/PCBM films”, SPIE Proc. of Organic Photovoltaics, San Diego, CA, Aug 2009
    3. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao, “PbS Quantum Dots Embedded TiO2 Nanofibers for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, Proc. of 34rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Date: June 7-12, 2009.
    4. Prakash Joshi, Xie Yu, Jeremiah Mwaura, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao “Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells based on Carbon Counter Electrode,” Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE-PVSC (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -Photovoltaic Specialists Conference), San Diego, CA, 2008
    5. Qiquan Qiao, James T. McLeskey Jr., Yu Xie, Prakash Joshi, Youngjae You, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau “Polymer Photovoltaics from All-Water-Solution Processing”, Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE-PVSC (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Photovoltaic Specialists Conference), San Diego, CA, 2008
    6. Yu Xie, Prakash Joshi, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Youngjae You and Qiquan Qiao “Core-Modified Porphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells,” Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE-PVSC (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Photovoltaic Specialists Conference), San Diego, CA, 2008
    7. Santosh Tripathi, Venkat Bommisetty, Qiquan Qiao, Mike Ropp, “Electrolytically Deposited Titanium Dioxide Films for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Applications”, Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE-PVSC (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Photovoltaic Specialists Conference), San Diego, CA, 2008.
    8. Prakash Joshi, Yu Xie, Jeremiah Mwaura, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao, “Carbon Nanoparticles for Counter Electrode Catalyst in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”, in Energy Harvesting - From Fundamentals to Devices, edited by J. Holbery, B. O'Handley, N. Kioussis, H. Radousky (Material Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1102E, Warrendale, PA), 1102-LL01-05, 2008.

    Book Chapters

    1. Tingting Xu, Qiquan Qiao, "Organic Photovoltaics: Basic Concept and Device Physics", in the book of "Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology 2nd edition", Springer-Verlag, 2014.   
    2. Ashish Dubey, Parveen Saini, Qiquan Qiao, Conjugated Polymers-Based Blends, Composites and Copolymers for Photovoltaics, in the book of Conducting Polymer Based Blends and Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications, Wiley Scrivener Publishing LLC, 2014.   
    3. Prajwal Adhikary and Qiquan Qiao, (2013) Design Considerations for Efficient and Stable Polymer Solar Cells, in Solar Cell Nanotechnology (eds A. Tiwari, R. Boukherroub and M. Sharon), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118845721.ch1, Chapter 1, page 1-40, Print ISBN: 9781118686256 and Online ISBN: 9781118845721.
    4. Purna P. Maharjan and Qiquan Qiao, "Inverted organic solar cells" in the book of "Energy Harvesting with Functional Materials and Microsystems", editors: Madhu Bhaskaran, Sharath Sriram, Krzysztof Iniewski, ISBN 9781466587236, publisher: CRC Press, Published: November 12, 2013.
    5. Ashish Dubey,Jiantao Zai, Xuefeng Qian and Qiquan Qiao, "Metal oxide nanocrystals and their properties for application in solar cells"  in the book of "Handbook of Nanomaterials Properties", Editors: Bharat Bhushan, Dan Luo, Scott R. Schricker, Wolfgang Sigmund, Stefan Zauscher, SBN 978-3-642-31106-2, publisher: Springer, 2013.
    6. Ashish Dubey and Qiquan Qiao, "Chap 6 - Hybrid polymer-inorganic solar cells" in the book of "Polymers for Energy Storage and Conversion", editor: Vikas Mittal, publisher: John Wiley USA and Scrivener Publishing USA, ISBN: 978-1-118-34454-5, Page 163-198, 2013.
    7. Swaminathan Venkatesan and Qiquan Qiao, "Nanoscale phase separation and device engineering in polymer solar cells", in the book of "Novel Advances in Microsystems Technologies and their Applications", Editors: Laurent A. Francis, Krzysztof Iniewski  ISBN 9781466560666, publisher: Taylor & Francis, 2013
    8. James.T. McLeskey, Jr. and Qiquan Qiao, "Nanostructured Organic Solar Cells" in the book of "Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics", ed. Loucas Tsakalakos, CRC Press, Chap. 6, 2010, published March 25, 2010, Page 147-186, ISBN-13: 978-1420076745.
    9. Tingting Xu, Qiquan Qiao, "Organic Photovoltaics: Basic Concept and Device Physics", in the book of "Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology", Section editor Yabing Qi, Springer-Verlag, 2011
    10. Qiquan Qiao, "Carbon Nanostructures as Low Cost Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells" in Solar Cells - Dye-Sensitized Devices, editor Leonid Kosyachenko, ISBN 979-953-307-191-5, Chap 20, page 457-470, InTech, 2011.

    Contributed Presentations, Posters and Seminars

    1. Renewable Energy Research at South Dakota State University, Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari , Swaminathan Venkatesan, Reinaldo Tonkoski, Qiquan Qiao, The first renewable Energy Day at the Capital in South Dakota,  Feb 17, 2015. 
    2. Sudhan Sigdel, Ashish Dubey, Hytham Elbony, Alex Aboagye, David Galipeau, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, and Qiquan Qiao, Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Spray-coated Carbon Nanofibers/TiO2 Nanoparticles Composite Counter Electrodes, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting &Exhibit, November 30 - December 5, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts
    3. Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, SwaminathanVenkatesan, Devendra Khatiwada, Sudhan Sigdel,QiquanQiao, Nanoscale characterization of energetically favorable offsets of interfaces and charge transport in Perovskite solar cells, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting &Exhibit, November 30 - December 5, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts
    4. Energy Sustainability at South Dakota State University (Research directions), Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari , Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting &Exhibit, November 30 - December 5, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts.
    5. Ashish Dubey, NirmalAdhikari , SwaminathanVenkatesan, Devendra Khatiwada, Qiquan Qiao, Low band gap PDPP3T polymer as hole transport material in perovskite based solar cells, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting &Exhibit, November 30 - December 5, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts
    6. Qiquan Qiao, Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, IGERT Renewable Energy Symposium, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 4, 2014. Invited talk
    7. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Evan C Ngo, Jihua Chen, Ashish Dubey, and Qiquan Qiao, Critical role of domain purity and interfaces for efficient charge transport in polymer solar cells, Kentucky Organic Electronic Materials Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, June 22-24, 2014
    8. Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Devendra Khatiwada, Sudhan Sigdel,Qiquan Qiao, Nanoscale characterization of energetically favorable offsets of interfaces and charge transport in perovskite solar cells, Kentucky Organic Electronic Materials Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, June 22-24, 2014
    9. Ashish Dubey, Nirmal Adhikari , Swaminathan Venkatesan, Devendra Khatiwada, Qiquan Qiao, Low band gap PDPP3T polymer as hole transport material in perovskite based solar cells, Kentucky Organic Electronic Materials Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, June 22-24, 2014
    10. Bjorn Vaagensmith, Qiquan Qiao, Enhanced stability of semi-transparent silver nanowire electrodes though ZnO encapsulation, Kentucky Organic Electronic Materials Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, June 22-24, 2014
    11. Abu Farzan Mitul, Lal Mohammad, SwaminathanVenkatesan, Nirmal Adhikari, Ashish Dubey, Devendra Khatiwada, Qi Wang and Qiquan Qiao, A novel low temperature solution processed interfacial layer for double and tripple junction polymer solar cell, Kentucky Organic Electronic Materials Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, June 22-24, 2014.
    12. Qiquan Qiao, Graduate program at South Dakota State University, Hefei, Anhui, China, July 9, 2014. Invited seminar
    13. Qiquan Qiao, Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China, July 15, 2014. Invited seminar
    14. Qiquan Qiao, Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Changchun, Jilin, China, July 11, 2014. Invited seminar.
    15. Qiquan Qiao, Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells, Jilin University, Jilin, Changchun, China, July 10, 2014. Invited seminar.
    16. Qiquan Qiao, Engineering of active layer nanomorphology for improved charge transport in polymer solar cells, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, The Chinese Academy of Science, Hefei, Anhui, China, June 25, 2014. 
    17. Qiquan Qiao, Development of Cost Effective Organic Solar Cells, International Nanophotonics and Nanoenergy Conference (INPEC), Ewha Womans University (EWU), Seoul, Korea, July 1st to July 3rd, 2014, Invited talk.
    18. Qiquan Qiao, Engineering of active layer nanomorphology for improved charge transport in polymer solar cells, Seminar at INRS (Institut national de la recherche scientifique),  May 26, 2014, Montreal, Canada.
    19. Qiquan Qiao, Polymer Solar Cells, Photonics North 2014, Montreal, Canada, May 28-30, 2014, invited talk and session chair.
    20. Ashish  Dubey, Swaminathan  Venkatesan, Shaopeng  Gu, Nirmal  Adhikari, Cheng  Zhang, Qiquan  Qiao, Ring protected chromophore with high open-circuit voltage for solution processed organic solar cells, MRS Spring Meeting, 2014.
    21. Qiquan Qiao, Graduate program at South Dakota State University and Internship Opportunities for Undergraduates, International Symposium on DSSCs & Industrial Exhibition, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, December 13-14, 2013. Plenary talk 
    22. Qiquan Qiao, New Photoanode made of TiO2 nanofibers and nanoparticles for high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells, International Symposium on DSSCs & Industrial Exhibition, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, December 13-14, 2013. Invited talk 
    23. Qiquan Qiao, Enhanced performance in dye-sensitized solar cells via carbonnanofibers - platinum composite counter electrodes, International Symposium on DSSCs & Industrial Exhibition, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, December 13-14, 2013. Invited talk 
    24. Qiquan Qiao, Vanadium Oxide as new Charge Recombination Blocking Layer for High Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, International Symposium on DSSCs & Industrial Exhibition, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, December 13-14, 2013. Invited talk. 
    25. Olusegun Adebanjo, Purna P. Maharjan, Qiliang Chen, Lianjie Zhang & Qiquan Qiao, A new conjugated copolymer based on dodecyloxybenzothiodiazole for application in photovoltaic solar cells, 23rd National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR) Conference to be held in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 3-7, 2013. 
    26. Alex Aboagye, Hytham Ibrahim Elbohy, Ajit Kelkar, Qiquan Qiao, Lifeng Zhang, Carbon Nanofibers with Surface-attached Platinum Nanoparticles as Cost-effective and Efficient Counter Electrode for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, NanoTek 2013, December 2 - 4, 2013,  
    27. Swaminathan  Venkatesan, Qiquan  Qiao, Jihua  Chen, Nirmal  Adhikari, Evan  C  Ngo, Role of Nanoscale Domain Size, Purity and Interfaces on the Charge Transport and Recombination Dynamics of Organic Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, December 1-6, 2013. 
    28. Qiquan Qiao, Development of Cost Effective Organic Solar Cells, International Conference on Electrical Information and Communication Technology, Dec 19-21, 2014, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh. Keynote speaker. 
    29. Qiquan Qiao, International Conference on Small Science (ICSS 2013), 15 to 18 December 2013, Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa, Las Vegas, NV, USA. Invited talk. 
    30. Jianyuan Sun, Lianjie Zhang, Ashish Dubey, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Ting-Yu Lin, Logan P. Sanow, Yu-Chueh Hung, Andrew Sykes, Hongshan He, Qiquan Qiao, Cheng Zhang, Ring-protected small molecules for organic photovoltaics, SPIE Organic Photovoltaic XIV, San Diego, California, United States, August 25, 2013 
    31. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells, 3M Science and Engineering Faculty Day, June 12-13, 2013, St Paul, MN. Invited talk. 
    32. Olusegun Adebanjo, Purna P. Maharjan, Qiliang Chen, Lianjie Zhang & Qiquan Qiao, A new conjugated copolymer based on dodecyloxybenzothiodiazole for application in photovoltaic solar cells, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013. 
    33. Bjorn Vaagensmith, Ashish Dubey, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiquan Qiao, Simple continuous polyol method for synthesis of controlled silver nanowires, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013. 
    34. Hytham Elbohy, Qiquan Qiao, David W Galipeau, Vanadium (V) Oxide (V2O5) as charge recombination blocking layer to improve the dye sensitized solar cell efficiency, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013. 
    35. Amit Thapa, Yong Zhao, Prashant Poudel, Ashish Dubey, Hao Fong, Qiquan Qiao, Platinum incorporated titanium carbide nanofibers as an efficient counter electrode in DSSC, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013 
    36. Nirmal Adhikari, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Purna Maharjan, Prajwal Adhikary, Qiquan Qiao, Transient photoconductivity measurement in  bulk heterojunction solar cells: tradeoff between charge carrier collection and recombination time, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013 
    37. Evan Ngo, Qiquan Qiao Fully Solution Processed Polymer Solar Cells, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013 
    38. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Evan Ngo, Jihua Chen, Prajwal Adhikary, Qiquan Qiao, Importance of Structural Ordering on Optoelectronic Properties of PDPP3T Films, SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlein, SD, May 29-31, 2013 
    39. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells, Anqing Normal University, Anqing, Anhui, China, May 24, 2013. Invited talk. 
    40. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells and their Potential Applications in Window PVs, University Relations Energized, Agilent University Research Fair 2013, California, May 2013. 
    41. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells, Institute of Plasma Physics, Hefei, Anhui, China, May 22, 2013. Invited talk. 
    42. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells, Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chongqing, China, May 20, 2013. Invited talk. 
    43. Qiquan Qiao, Kelvin Probe Force Microscopic Study of Nanoscale Interlayers in Double Junction Organic Solar Cells, 2nd International Congress on Advanced Materials (AM2013),Jiangsu China, 16-19 May 2013. Invited talk. 
    44. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells, Sigma Xi Annual Banquet, April 22, 2013, SDSU. Keynote talk. 
    45. Qiquan Qiao, Organic solar cells, 3rd Annual UND-NDSU-SDSU Engineering Research Summit, April 23, 2013, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 
    46. Prajwal Adhikary & Swaminathan Venkatesan & Qiquan Qiao, Enhanced Performance of PDPP3T/PCBM Solar Cells with UV Ozone Treated Inverted Structure, 3rd Annual UND-NDSU-SDSU Engineering Research Summit, April 23, 2013, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 
    47. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Nirmal Adhikari, Jihua Chen, Evan Ngo, Qiquan Qiao, Importance of Structural Ordering on Optoelectronic Properties of PDPP3T Films, 3rd Annual UND-NDSU-SDSU Engineering Research Summit, April 23, 2013, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 
    48. Qiquan Qiao, Organic solar cells, ABE 792 S01 (72021): Renewable Energy Engineering, April 15 and 17, 2013, invited speaker. 
    49. Qiquan Qiao and Prajwal Adhikary, Enhanced Performance of PBDTTT-C-T/PC70BM Solar Cells with UV Ozone Treated Inverted Structure, 214th ACS Meeting, April 6-12, 2013, New Orleans, LA. Invited talk. 
    50. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Nirmal Adhikari, Jihua Chen, Evan Ngo, Qiquan Qiao, Importance of Structural Ordering on Optoelectronic Properties of PDPP3T Films, MRS Spring Meeting, April 1-5 2013, San Francisco, California. 
    51. Qiquan Qiao, Kelvin Probe Force Microscopic Study of Nanoscale Interlayers in Double Junction Organic Solar Cells, 3rd Academic and Industry Nanotechnology Conference, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, Feb 28, 2013, invited talk. 
    52. Prajwal Adhikary & Swaminathan Venkatesan & Qiquan Qiao, Enhanced Performance of PDPP3T/PCBM Solar Cells with UV Ozone Treated Inverted Structure, 3rd Academic and Industry Nanotechnology Conference, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, Feb 28, 2013, invited talk. 
    53. Qiquan Qiao, Kelvin probe force microscopic study of nanoscale interlayers in double junction organic solar cells, Second international conference on small science, Dec 16-19, 2012, Orlando, Fl, invited talk. 
    54. Qiquan Qiao, Organic Solar Cells and their Potential Applications in Window PVs, 3M Science and Engineering Faculty Day, Twin Cities, MN, Oct 31 – Nov 1, 2012, invited talk 
    55. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qiliang Chen, Purna Maharjan and Qiquan Qiao, Novel low bandgap benzothiodiazole based polymers for photovoltaic applications, SPIE Organic Photovoltaics, Aug 2012, San Diego, CA. 
    56. hake Ebrahim , Qiquan Qiao, Ashish Douby, Moataz Soliman, CdHgTe quantum dots for applications in solar cells, Inter-Continental Advanced Materials for Photonics (I-CAMP) Summer School on renewable and sustainable energy, July 16 – Aug 11, 2012, Boulder, Colorado, USA 
    57. Qiquan Qiao, Cost Effective Solar Cells – Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, China, July 2012, invited seminar. 
    58. Qiquan Qiao, Cost Effective Solar Cells – Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Nanjing Science and Technology University, Materials Science and Technology, China, July 2012, invited seminar.  
    59. Qiquan Qiao, Cost Effective Solar Cells – Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Southeast University, Physics Department, China, July 2012, invited seminar.
    60. Qiquan Qiao, Cost Effective Solar Cells – Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Nanjing University, Physics Department, China, July 2012, invited seminar. 
    61. Qiquan Qiao, Cost Effective Solar Cells – Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, July 2012, invited seminar. 
    62. Qiquan Qiao, Cost Effective Solar Cells – Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Fudan University, China, July 2012, invited seminar. 
    63. Qiquan Qiao, Carbon nanofibers for dye-sensitized solar cells. International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials (ICYRAM), International Union of Materials Research Societies (IUMRS), Singapore, July 2012, keynote speakers and panelist. 
    64. Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, David W. Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao, Nb2O5 as a New Electron Transport Layer for Double Junction Polymer Solar Cells, NSF/SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 4-7, 2012 
    65. Qiliang Chen, Purna P. Maharjan, Olusegun Adebanjo & Qiquan Qiao, New Conjugated Polymer for Single Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar cell, NSF/SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 4-7, 2012 
    66. Olusegun Adebanjo, Lianjie Zhang, Purna P. Maharjan, Cheng Zhang & Qiquan Qiao, Single Bulk-Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cell based on PTOT-DT Conjugated Polymer, NSF/SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 4-7, 2012 
    67. Prajwal Adhikary & Swaminathan Venkatesan & Qiquan Qiao, Enhanced Performance of PDPP3T/PCBM Solar Cells with UV Ozone Treated Inverted Structure, NSF/SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 4-7, 2012 
    68. Swaminathan Swaminathan, Qiliang Chen and Qiquan Qiao, Optoelectronic Characterization of Novel Low Bandgap Polymer for Photovoltaic application, NSF/SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 4-7, 2012 
    69. Qiquan Qiao, Organic solar cells, 2nd Annual UND-NDSU-SDSU Engineering Research Summit, April 23, 2012, University of North Dakota 
    70. Swaminathan Venkatesan and Qiquan Qiao, Materials and Devices Design for Organic Photovoltaics, US-Egypt Joint Workshop on Solar Energy Systems and Materials, Cairo, Egypt, March 11-14, 2012.
    71. Qiquan Qiao, "Materials and Device Design in Single and Multijunction Organic Solar Cells", First European-Mediterranean Conference on Material and Renewable Energies (EMCMRE-1), Nov 21-25, 2011, Marrakech-Morocco, invited talk.
    72. Qiquan Qiao, "Materials and Devices Design for High Efficiency Organic Solar Cells",US-Morocco Workshop on Nano-Materials and Renewable Energies,  Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco,  November 17 – 19, 2011, invited talk.
    73. Shangke Pan, Tingting Xu, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Jing Li, Qiliang Chen, Qiquan Qiao, "Direct Growth of CdSe Nanorods on Transparent Conductive Oxide Substrates for Organic Solar Cells", Richmond, Virginia, November 7-10, 2011.
    74. Tingting Xu, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Yu Xie, Mahbube Siddiki, Qiquan Qiao, "Charge Transport of ZnO nanostructured Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Solar Cells", Richmond, Virginia, November 7-10, 2011.
    75. Qiquan Qiao, "Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Polymer Photovoltaics", Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Oct 25, 2011, Shanghai, China, invited talks.
    76. Qiquan Qiao, Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells: Polymer Solar Cells and Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Hefei Institute of Physical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei China, Oct 21 2011, invited talks.6.    Qiquan Qiao, "Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Polymer Photovoltaics", Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, Oct 20, 2011, invited talks.
    77. Qiquan Qiao, Prakash Joshi, and Prashant Poudel,  Novel Carbon Nanofibers for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Low Carbon Earth Summit-2011 (LCES-2011), Dalian, China, Oct 20 2011, invited talk.
    78. Qiquan Qiao, "Development of Cost Effective Solar Cells: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Polymer Photovoltaics", Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Oct 19, 2011, Dalian, China, invited talks.
    79. Qiquan Qiao, Novel Nanofibers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, North Dakota State University, Oct 4, 2011, invited talk.
    80. Prajwal Adhikary, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Mahbube Siddiki, Tingting Xu, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao, "Fabrication of Inverted Polymer Organic Solar cells with ZnO as Electron Transport Layer", ND-SD Joint EPSCoR Conference, Fargo, ND, Oct 4, 2011.
    81. Prashant Poudel, Lifeng Zhang, Prakash Joshi, Swaminathan Venkatesan, David Galipeau, Hao Fong, and Qiquan Qiao, "Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber/Platinum Counter Electrode for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", ND-SD Joint EPSCoR Conference, Fargo, ND, Oct 4, 2011.
    82. Zhihe Zhao and Qiquan Qiao, "Device Simulation of Bulk Heterojunction Solar cells using Monte Carlo Model Coupled with Continuum Model", ND-SD Joint EPSCoR Conference, Fargo, ND, Oct 4, 2011.
    83. Buddhi Sagar Lamsal, Swaminathan Venkatesan, Qi Hua Fan, Qiao Qiquan, Yung Huh, David W Galipeau, Effect of annealing on the optoelectronic properties of Indium Tin Oxide, ND-SD Joint EPSCoR Conference, Fargo, ND, Oct 4, 2011.
    84. Qiquan Qiao, "Materials and Devices Design for High Efficiency Single and Multijunction Organic Solar Cells", 22nd Space Photovoltaic Research and Technology (SPRAT) Conference (SPRAT XXII), Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, OH, Sept 20-22, 2011 (invited talk).
    85. Swaminathan Venkatesan, Buddhi S. Lamsal, Qihua Fan, and Qiquan Qiao, "Nanoscale Electrical Characterization of Sputter-Deposited ITO Films", 22nd Space Photovoltaic Research and Technology (SPRAT) Conference (SPRAT XXII), Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, OH, Sept 20-22, 2011.
    86. Tingting Xu and Qiquan Qiao, "ZnO Nanorods/Polymer Interface Modification for Efficient Hybrid Solar Cells", 22nd Space Photovoltaic Research and Technology (SPRAT) Conference (SPRAT XXII), Ohio Aerospace Institute, Cleveland, OH, Sept 20-22, 2011.
    87. Ahmed Abdelrahem, Prakash Joshi,  Prashant Poudel, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, and Qiquan Qiao, "Carbon Nano-Fiber/Nano-Particle Composite Film For Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC)", 2011 NPURC End of Summer Symposium, Ponca State Park in Ponca , NE, July 29, 2011.
    88. Christian Tchamda, Tingting Xu, Qiliang Chen, Choumini Balasanthira, James D Hoefelmeyer, and Qiquan Qiao, "P3HT-Based Hybrid Solar Cells with TiO2 Nanorods", 2011 NPURC End of Summer Symposium, Ponca State Park in Ponca , NE, July 29, 2011.
    89. Mahbube K Siddiki, Qiquan Qiao, "Novel Recombination Layer for Polymer Multijunction Solar Cell",  37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Seattle, Washington, June 19-24, 2011.
    90. Qiquan Qiao, "Organic Photovoltaics for Renewable Energy", 2011 CMOS Emerging Technologies Meeting, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, June 14-17, 2011, invited talk.
    91. Qiquan Qiao, "Novel Tandem Polymer Photovoltaics using Printing or Roll-to-Roll Processing", South Dakota EPSCoR AAAS PANS Review Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 2-3, 2011.
    92. Tingting Xu, Yu Xie, Qiliang Chen, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao, "Novel Approach to Fabricate P3HT/ZnO Nanorod Polymer Hybrid Solar Cells", South Dakota EPSCoR AAAS PANS Review Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 2-3, 2011.
    93. Jing Li, Yu Xie, and Qiquan Qiao, "Linker Effects on the Design of Conjugated Copolymers",  South Dakota EPSCoR AAAS PANS Review Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 2-3, 2011.
    94.  Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, D. W. Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao, "Novel interfacial layer for polymer double junction solar cells", South Dakota EPSCoR AAAS PANS Review Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 2-3, 2011.
    95. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Qiliang Chen, David Galipeau, Hao Fong, and Qiquan Qiao, "Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", South Dakota EPSCoR AAAS PANS Review Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 2-3, 2011.
    96. Yu Xie, Pavel Dutta, Jikai Du, Venkat Bommisetty, David Galipeau,  Qiquan Qiao, "Spin-Casting Solvent Mediated Microscale Associated with Nanoscale Surface Morphology Engineering on P3HT/PCBM Blend Films" South Dakota EPSCoR AAAS PANS Review Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, June 2-3, 2011.
    97. Qiquan Qiao, "Organic Solar Cells", 2011 Engineering Research Summit, Fargo, ND, April 29, 2011.
    98. Diane M Hinkens, Qiquan Qiao, Malika Jeffries-EL, and Seth B Darling, “Investigation of the properties of the p-n junction of donor-acceptor block copolymer fragments”, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 27-31, 2011.
    99. Qiquan Qiao, “Materials and device design for organic photovoltaics”, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Nov 3, 2010.
    100. Qiquan Qiao, “New materials and device design for organic photovoltaics”, North Caronia State University, Materials Science and Engineering Department Seminar, Raleigh, NC, Sept 24, 2010.
    101. Tingting Xu, Qiliang Chen, Dai-Hong Lin, Hsueh-Yu Wu, Ching-Fuh Lin and Qiquan Qiao, “Electropolymerization of Conjugate Polymer in Vertical Aligned ZnO Nanowires”, SPIE Organic Photovoltaics Conference, San Diego, CA, August 2010.
    102. Tingting Xu, Jing Li, Heather Rohwer, James D. Hoefelmeyer, David Galipeau and Qiquan Qiao, “in-Situ polymerization of P3HT and TiO2 nanocomposites for solar cells”, Presented at 35rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu, HI, Date:  June 21-25, 2010.
    103. Qiquan Qiao “PANS Grand Opportunity - Cost Effective Tandem Polymer Photovoltaics using Printing or Roll-to-Roll Processing”, South Dakota SD EPSCoR Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, (June, 2010).
    104. Mahbube Khoda Siddiki, Yu Xie, Qiliang Chen,  Jing Li, Diane Hinkens, D. W. Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao,  “Tandem Polymer Solar Cells”, Presented at SD EPSCoR Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, Date: June 13-15, 2010.
    105. Yu Xie, Yong Li, Qiquan Qiao, Rabin Dhakal, Zhiling Zhang, David Galipeau, Xingzhong Yan, “Time-resolved Femtosecond Fluorescence Study of P3HT/PCBM Blend Films”, Presented at SD EPSCoR Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, Date: June 13-15, 2010.
    106. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, Qiliang Chen, David Galipeau, and Quiquan Qiao,  “Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells” , Presented at SD EPSCoR Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, SD, Date: June 13-15, 2010.
    107. Qiquan Qiao, “Nano and Organic Photovoltaic Materials and Devices for Renewable Energy” The State University of New York at Buffolo, Department of Electrical Engineering Seminar, Buffalo, New York, May 3, 2010.
    108. Pavel Dutta, Yu Xie, Dorin Cengher, Jing Li, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao and Venkat Bommisetty “Effect of Solvent on the Nanoscale Phase Separation and Surface Potential Distribution in P3HT/PCBM Blends”, MRS Spring Meeting, April 5 - 9, 2010, San Francisco, CA.
    109. Diane Hinkens, Seth Darling, and Qiquan Qiao, "Studies of the Molecular p-n Junction Formed with an n-type and p-type Polymer Fragment: Theoretical and Experimental", Argonne Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Users Meeting, Oct. 5-7, 2009, Argonne, Chicago, IL. 
    110. Yu Xie, Pavel Dutta, Dorin Cengher, Venkat Bommisetty, Jing Li, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao, "Solvent effect on the morphology of P3HT/PCBM films"Argonne Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Users Meeting, Oct. 5-7, 2009, Argonne, Chicago, IL. 
    111. Mahbube Siddiki, Qiquan Qiao, et al. poster presentation, Argonne Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) Users Meeting, Oct. 5-7, 2009, Argonne, Chicago, IL. 
    112. Prakash Joshi and Qiquan Qiao, “Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using Low Cost Nanocarbon as Counter Electrode” The 21st Space Photovoltaic Research and Technology (SPRAT) Conference, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, October 6, 2009.
    113. Prakash Joshi, Lifeng Zhang, Hao Fong, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao, “PbS Quantum Dots Embedded TiO2 Nanofibers for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, Presented at 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Philadelphia, PA, Date:  June 7-12, 2009.
    114. Yu Xie, Pavel Dutta, Dorin Cengher, Venkat Bommisetty, Jing Li, David Galipeau, and Qiquan Qiao, “Solvent effect on the morphology of P3HT/PCBM films”, Presented at SPIE Organic Organic Photovoltaics, San Diego, CA, Aug 2009.
    115. Diane Hinkens, Seth Darling, and Qiquan Qiao, “Studies of the Molecular p-n Junction Formed with an n-type and p-type Polymer Fragment: Theoretical and Experimental”, Presented at SPIE Organic Photovoltaics, San Diego, CA, Aug 2009.
    116. Qiquan Qiao, “Organic Solar Cells”, The Northern Plains Undergraduate Research Center (NPURC) Workshop, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, May 28 2009.
    117. Yu Xie, Shaoyan Li, Ting Zhang, Prakash Joshi, Hao Fong, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao. Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells based on ZnO Nanorod Arrays.  SPIE Photonic Devices + Applications, 10-14 August 2008, San Diego, CA
    118. Y. Xie, P. Joshi, M. Ropp, D. Galipeau, Y. You, and Q. Qiao. Core-Modified Porphyrins as Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. in 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. San Diego, CA, May 11-16, 2008.
    119. Q. Qiao, J.T. Mcleskey Jr, Y. Xie, Y. You, P. Joshi, M. Ropp, and D. Galipeau. “Polymer Photovoltaics from All-Water-Solution Processing”. in 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. San Diego, CA, May 11-16, 2008.
    120. Prakash Joshi, Xie Yu, Jeremiah Mwaura, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, and Q. Qiao. “Carbon Nanoparticle Catalyst for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”. in 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. San Diego, CA, May 11-16, 2008.
    121. Santosh, V. Bommisetty, Q. Qiao, M. Ropp, “Electrolytically Deposited Titanium Dioxide Films for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Applications”. 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, San Diego, May 11–16, 2008.
    122. Prakash Joshi, Xie Yu, Jeremiah Mwaura, Mike Ropp, David Galipeau, Qiquan Qiao. Carbon Nanoparticles for Counter Electrode Catalyst in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.  MRS spring meeting, March 17, 2008, San Francisco, CA.
    123. Qiquan Qiao, “Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED) for Plastic Displays”, Presented at Daktronics Inc, Brookings, SD, January 30, 2008
    124. Qiquan Qiao, “Organic Photovoltaics”, Midwest state and Argonne Workshop, Argonne, IL, January 14 2008.
    125. J. R. Reynolds, K. S. Schanze, H. Jiang, Y.-G. Kim, J. Mei, K. Ogawa, Q. Qiao and P. Taranekar, “Variable Gap Conjugated, Organometallic and Hyperbranched Polymers in Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices”. MRS 2007 Fall Meeting, Symposium H: Nanostructured Solar Cells, November 28, 2007.
    126. Qiquan Qiao, “Organic Solar Cells”, SDSU Department of Electrical Engineering Seminar, Brookings, SD, Oct 16, 2007.
    127. Qiquan Qiao, "Organic Solar Cells", CPSS fall meeting, SDSU Student Union, Brookings, SD, Oct 16, 2007. Invited speaker. Oct. 5-7
    128. P. Walke, D. Friedrichs, V. Bommisetty, and Q. Qiao, “Growth of TiO2 nanotubes for dye-sensitized solar cells”, ND/SD 6th Biennial Joint State Conference, Fargo, North Dakota, Sept. 2007.
    129. Q. Qiao and J. T. McLeskey, Jr., “Organic solar cells from a water soluble polymer and nanocrystalline TiO2”, presented at Virginia Nanotech 2006, Newport News, VA, June 11-13, 2006.
    130. James T. McLeskey, Jr. and Qiquan Qiao, "Hybrid Solar Cells from Water-Soluble Polymers", The 9th International Conference on Solar Energy and Applied Photochemistry [SOLAR ’06], Cairo, Egypt, January 2006 (invited keynote address).
    131. Qiquan Qiao and James T. McLeskey, low-cost solar cells using water-soluble polymers, presented at International Solar Energy Conference (ISEC 2006), Denver, Colorado, July 8-13, 2006.
    132. Qiquan Qiao “Green organic solar cells from a water-soluble polymer and nanocrystalline TiO2”, University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry, Rochester, NY, June22,  2006.
    133. Qiquan Qiao “Green organic solar cells from a water-soluble polymer and nanocrystalline TiO2”, University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry, Tucson, AZ, May 2006.
    134. Q. Qiao and J. T. McLeskey, Jr., “Green organic solar cells from a water-soluble polymer”, Solar & Alternative Energy, http://spie.org/x8746.xml?highlight=x2358, 2006
    135. Qiquan Qiao and James T. McLeskey, Jr., "PTEBS applications in photovoltaic devices," presented at the 17th Workshop on Quantum Solar Energy Conversion, Quantsol 2005, Rauris, Austria, March 14-18, 2005.
    136. Qiquan Qiao, James Beck, James T. McLeskey, Photovoltaic devices from self-doped polymers. presented at Optics & Photonics 2005 (SPIE 2005), August 2005, San Diego, CA.
    137. Q. Qiao, J. Beck, and J. T. McLeskey, Jr., "Photovoltaic Devices from Self-doped Polymers," Proceedings of the SPIE, San Diego, August 2005
    138. Qiquan Qiao, James Beck, James T. McLeskey, Optimization of Photovoltaic Devices from Layered PTEBS and Nanocrystalline TiO2. presented at the 208th ECS Meeting 2005 (ECS 2005). Los Angeles, California from October 16 - October 21, 2005.
    139. Q. Qiao and J. T. McLeskey, Jr., "PTEBS applications in photovoltaic devices," Proceedings of the 17th Workshop on Quantum Solar Energy Conversion, Quantsol 2005, Rauris, Austria, March 14-18, 2005
    140. J. A. Rud, L. S. Lovell, J. W. Senn, Q. Qiao, and J. T. McLeskey, Jr., Water soluble polymer/carbon nanotube bulk heterojunction solar cells, presented at the International Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Engineering of Solar Cells (SCELL-2004), May 13 – 15, 2004, Badajoz, Spain.