Joshua M. Pearce

Joshua M. Pearce


Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • PhD, Materials - Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, Physics and Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

  • Photovoltaic Materials and Electronic Device Physics of Solar Photovoltaic Cells: Gallium nitride (GaN) and indium gallium nitride (InGaN), Hydrogenated amorphous and nanocrystalline silicon (a-Si:H, nc-Si:H)
  • Applied Sustainability and Green Engineering: Solar energy, Sustainable development

Now Hiring

  • Dr. Pearce is presently seeking students at the Ph.D. and undergraduate level for research in photovoltaic materials, solar cells and applied sustainability. Interested applicants should have a strong academic background and a demonstrated interest in applied sustainability. To apply for the Ph.D. position please send short cover letter including GRE/TOEFL scores and CV with list of publications to To apply for the undergraduate positions please send GPA and short email to