Curriculum Vitae

Nico Hotz

Click here for a printer-ready version, or download as a PDF file.
303 Hudson Hall
Mems Department
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5118 (office)
(email)
Education:

PhD, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2008
MS, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2005
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

- 2012 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), June, 2012
- Best Paper Award in the ASME Energy Sustainability Conference (ES2010), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, August, 2011
Recent Grant Support

  • Hybrid Solar System for Stationary Electric Power Generation, California Energy Commission, 2012/11-2012/09.      
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Porous media for catalytic renewable energy conversion, 4th International Conference on Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry, Potsdam, Germany, June 18, 2012  
Hydrogen production from biofuel under sunlight: A hybrid approach, 243rd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 26, 2012  
Thermodynamic Analysis and Micro- & Nanotechnology for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Solutions, Thermo/Fluids Seminar Series, UC Los Angeles, LA, CA, March 23, 2012  
Nano-structured Composite Material for Solar-Powered Hydrogen Production from Biofuel, Micro-Nano Seminar Series, MIT, Cambridge, MA, November 30, 2011  
Interfacial Transport Phenomena at the Micro- and Nanoscale for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Solutions, New Faculty Lecture Series, Duke University, Durham, NC, March 22, 2011  
Interfacial Transport Phenomena at the Micro- and Nanoscale for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Solutions, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, March 02, 2011  
Micro- and Nanotechnology and Exergy Analysis for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Solutions, EPF Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 25, 2010  
Publications (listed separately)

Last modified: 2013/03/04