Mike Scarpulla

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

Mike Scarpulla portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Utah
  • Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah



  • Postdoctoral 2008, Molecular Beam Epitaxy Lab, UC Santa Barbara. Project: Epitaxial integration of rare earth arsenides and nitrides with III-V semiconductors
  • PhD 2006, Materials Science & Engineering, UC Berkeley. Project: III-Mn-V Ferromagnetic Semiconductors Synthesized by Ion Implantation and Pulsed-Laser Melting
  • MS 2003, Materials Science & Engineering, UC Berkeley
  • ScB 2000, Materials Science & Engineering, Brown University

In the Media

  • First source for "PV Magazine" article on Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) Shamsiah Ali-Oettinger, "Tin and Zinc Sprinkled Dream", PV Magazine, Jan 2011 issue, pp. 102-105. http://www.pv-magazine.com/archive/artikel/beitrag/tin-and-zinc-sprinkled-dream-_100002017/86/?tx_ttnews[backCat]=160&cHash=9af7c1b12d21025b4c285ae3d7425674. 01/2011.
  • SEM image of SnS crystals on the surface of non-optimal CZTS films taken by Scarpulla group featured in College of Engineering "Utah Powder" ad series running for 2010-2011 winter season in Snowbird's 2010-2011 visitor's magazine. Title of ad = "Utah Powder". 09/2010.
  • James Nagel's Optics Express Paper featured on Energy Express website. 07/01/2010. http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/issue.cfm?volume=...

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Antarctica
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Portugal
  • South America
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland