2013 PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Ireland
2009 MSc Renewable Energy Systems Technology (Distinction, Rank 1st in Class)
Loughborough University (UK), Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
2006 BEng Civil & Environmental Engineering (1st Class Honours)
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland
Awarded PhD studentship under Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund
Awarded title of College Scholar for 04/05 academic year
Awarded title of College Scholar for 05/06 academic year
Member of IEEE including the Electron Devices and Photonics Societies
Member of SPIE
Member of the Irish Technology Leadership Group
Journal reviewer for Progress in Photovoltaics, Optics Express and the Journal of Photonics for Energy
S. Li, J.Xu, W. Wang, I. Mathews, D. O'Mahony, Y. Xu and S. Roy, "Patterning Submicrometer Thick Inorganic Nanoparticle Films by Solution Process and Application for Light Trapping in Solar Cells", IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (2014).
I. Mathews, D. O’Mahony, A. Gocalinska, M. Manganaro, E. Pelucchi, M. Schmidt, A.P. Morrison, and B. Corbett, "InAlAs solar cell on a GaAs substrate employing a graded InxGa1-xAs – InP Metamorphic Buffer Layer", Applied Physics Letters, 102, 033906 (2013).
I. Mathews, D. O’Mahony, B. Corbett and A.P. Morrison, "Theoretical performance of multi-junction solar cells combining III-V and Si materials", Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue S5, pp. A754-A764 (2012).
I. Mathews, G. Kelly, P. King and R. Frizzell, "GaAs solar cells for Indoor Light Harvesting", IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference 2014, Denver, USA, June 2014.
I. Mathews, D. O’Mahony, A. Gocalinska, E. Pelucchi, K. Thomas, A.P. Morrison and B. Corbett, "InAlAs and InGaAs solar cell development for use in monolithic triple-junction solar cell with improved spectrum splitting", European Photovoltaic and Solar Energy Conference 2013, Paris, France, October 2013.
I. Mathews, D. O’Mahony, W. Yu, D. Gordon, N. Cordero, B. Corbett and A. Morrison, "Mechanically Stacked Solar Cells for Concentrator Photovoltaics", International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, Gran Canaria, Spain, April 2011. - Best Paper Award
I. Mathews, D. O’Mahony, W. Yu, D. Gordon, N. Cordero, B. Corbett and A. Morrison, "Mechanically Stacked Solar Cells for Concentrator Photovoltaics", Renewable Energy, Cambridge, UK, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.