Rich Rocheleau

Rich Rocheleau

Director
Hawaii Natural Energy Institute

Research interests include the development of novel vapor deposition techniques for production of thin film solar cells and sensors, development of cost-effective technologies for renewable hydrogen production, and the testing and development of high performance fuel cells for military and civilian applications. Specific projects have included development of copper- indium-diselenide solar cells on light weight flexible substrates, development of processes for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production, and development of hydrogen fuel purity guidelines for fuel cell application.

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
MS., Ocean Engineering, University of Hawaii
BS., Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware