Lauren Rogers

 

Mentor: Dr. Jiangeng Xue

College of Engineering

"Interest in renewable energy and wanted to expand educational horizons beyond my major."

Major

Mechanical Engineering

Minor

N/A

Research Interests

  • Renewable Energy
  • Materials

Academic Awards

  • Sunshine Scholar (2016)
  • Erich Farber Scholarship (2017)
  • Emerging Scholars Program (2016-2017)

Organizations

  • Gator Motorsports
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Volunteer

  • Cancer Services Youth Advisory Council

Hobbies and Interests

  • Instrumental Music

Research Description

Plasmonic Photovoltaic Window Study
Testing the infusion of plasmonic metal nanoparticles into a polymer. The transparent polymer will be applied to glass windows, where the nanoparticles scatter light to be harvested by solar cells.