Sri Paleti

PhD Students


Research Interests

  • Understanding the degradation mechanisms in solution processed semiconductors. The outcome of his research is expected to improve the long term stability of the high-efficiency solar cell devices.​

Selected Publications

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Spark Plasma Sintered FeAl and In situ FeAl–Al2O3 Composite Niraj Chawake, Sri Harish Kumar Paleti, B. S. Murty, Ravi S. Kottada Trans Indian Inst Met (August 2013) 66(4):419–424
  • Suppressing photooxidation of conjugated polymers and their blends with fullerenes through nickel chelates Michael Salvador, Nicola Gasparini, Jose Dario Perea, Sri Harish Paleti, Andreas Distler, Liana N. Inasaridze, Pavel A. Troshin, Larry Luer, Hans-Joachim Egelhaaf and Christoph Brabec Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, 10, 2005--2016


  • Bachelors of Technology, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India​
  • Master of Science (Hons.), Advanced Materials and Processes, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen- Nuremberg

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​​​

Research Interests Keywords

Improving the efficiency of Organic solar cells Tandem Solar cells Degradation studies of solar cells Energy