Mechanical Energy Scavenging Using Piezoelectric Nanofibers (Energy Harvesting & Storage USA 2010)

Dr Yong Shi,
Stevens Institute of Technology
United States
Nov 16, 2010.


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Presentation Summary

  • Energy scavenging principle using piezoelectric nanofibers
  • Nanogenerator design and fabrication
  • Experimental verification

Speaker Biography (Yong Shi)

Dr. Yong Shi is an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey. Dr. Shi obtained his M.S and Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001 and 2004 respectively. His research interests include functional nanofibers and nanocomposites, micro/nano actuators and sensors, Bio, medical and power MEMS/NEMS systems design, modeling and fabrication.

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