Mike Scarpulla portrait
  • Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Physics And Astronomy

Professional Service

  • 2019 IEEE PVSC. Role: Instructor. Tutorial on Thin Film Photovoltaics. 06/15/2019 - present
  • MRS 2019 Spring Meeting. Role: Instructor. Young Scientist Tutorial on Characterization Techniques for Thin-Film Solar Cells. 04/21/2019 - present
  • 2019 IEEE PVSC. Role: Area 2 Organizer. Program Committee. 07/01/2018 - 06/30/2019
  • MRS. Organizer for symposium on Thin Film Chalcogenide Photovoltaics. 01/01/2018 - 04/12/2019
  • DOE BES. Role: Reviewer. Proposal Review. 01/01/2018 - 02/15/2018
  • IEEE PVSC Conference Area 2 Organizer. Role: Organizer. Organize thin film PV area of premier PV conference . 09/01/2016 - 06/30/2017
  • DOE / NREL. Role: Faculty participant, coordinator of content for PVEducation.org. Hands on Photovoltaic Experience (HOPE) for graduate students. 06/01/2016 - 05/30/2017
  • Journal of Semiconductors (previously Chinese Journal of Semiconductors) . Editor. 02/02/2016 - present
  • TMS EMC Conference. Organizing Committee. 02/01/2016 - present
  • IEEE PVSC Conference . Area 2.1 Organizer. 02/01/2016 - 06/25/2016
  • IEEE PVSC Conference. Area 2.1 organizer. 02/01/2015 - 06/20/2015
  • IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. Editor. 07/01/2014 - present
  • IEEE PVSC Conference. Reviewing papers, session chair. 02/2014 - 06/2014
  • IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. Role: Associate Editor. Associate Editor. 06/2013 - 07/01/2014
  • Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory. Role: Reviewer for proposals . Reviewer for proposals . 01/2013 - 12/31/2014
  • IEEE. Role: Program Committee. Area 2, 2013 Photovoltaic Specialists Conference . 09/2012 - 06/2013
  • SPIE. Role: Program Committee Member. Program Committee, Physics, Simulation and Photonic Engineering for Photovoltaic Devices II, SPIE Photonics West: OPTO Jan 2013 . 03/2012 - 01/2013
  • National Science Foundation. Review Panel. 02/02/2012 - 02/03/2012
  • Wiley Publishing. Review of a Book Proposal. 02/2012 - 02/2012
  • PVeducation.org (Arizona State U). Role: PI - part of NSF grant Broader Impacts. Conception and Creation of Wiki Website for Properties of Non-traditional PV Materials. 01/2012 - present
  • Advanced Energy Materials. Reviewer. 01/2012 - present
  • PVeducation.org (Arizona State U). Role: Organizer / Administrator. Conception and Creation of Wiki for Solar Cell Fabrication Procedures Website. 01/2012 - 12/31/2013
  • Department of Energy. Review of a Proposal. 11/2011 - 11/2011
  • Journal of Photovoltaics. Reviewer. 10/2011 - present
  • Journal of the Electrochemical Society. Reviewer. 08/2011 - present
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory/Dept. of Energy (NREL/DOE). Role: Organizing Committee. 2012 Inaugural NREL/DOE Hands on PV Experience (HOPE) Summer School . 08/2011 - 06/2012
  • Progress in Photovoltaics. Reviewer. 07/2011 - present
  • National Science Foundation. Review of a Proposal. 04/2011 - 04/2011
  • Journal of Physics D. Reviewer. 03/2011 - present
  • SPIE. Role: Program Committee Member. Program Committee, Physics, Simulation and Photonic Engineering for Photovoltaic Devices I, SPIE Photonics West: OPTO Jan 2012. 03/2011 - 01/2012
  • IEEE 37th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Seattle . Role: Sub-area organizer. Organize sub-area 1.5 "Novel Material Systems". Recruit & manage team of international reviewers, organize program sessions, etc. 10/2010 - 06/2011
  • 2010 Electronic Materials Confernece, Notre Dame. Session Chair. 06/2010 - present
  • Applied Physics Letters. Reviewer. 04/2010 - present
  • North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Confence (NAMBE). Role: Organizer. Organizer of panel and discussion for Rump Session & Workshop on MBE & Energy. 01/2010 - 10/2010

Internal Service

  • ECE Laboratory Safety Committee. Founder and Chair, 12/01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • MSE Laboratory Safety Committee. Founder and Chair, 12/01/2018 - present. Department service.
  • University Committee on Laboratory Safety. Member, 09/15/2018 - 09/01/2019. University service.
  • MSE RPT Case. Chair, 05/01/2018 - 04/30/2019. Department service.
  • ECE RPT Case. Chair, 05/01/2018 - 04/30/2019. Department service.
  • COE Curriculum Committee. 03/15/2016 - present. College service.
  • MSE RPT Committee. 08/24/2015 - present. Department service.
  • ECE RPT Committee. Member, 08/24/2015 - present. Department service.
  • University SEED grant review committee. member, 01/01/2015 - present. University service.
  • Reviewer for MRSEC Seed Grants. 01/2014 - 01/2014. University service.
  • MSE Graduate Committee. Founder and Chair, 09/01/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Reviewer for MRSEC Seed Proposal. 11/2011 - 11/2011. University service.
  • MSE Chair Search Committee. Member, 09/2011 - 11/2011. Department service.
  • ECE Senior Exit Interviews. 04/25/2011 - 04/25/2011. Department service.
  • Panelist for teaching section of New Faculty Orientation. 08/19/2010 - 08/19/2010. College service.
  • Member, Nanofab Planning Committee. 01/2009 - 01/2010. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 ECE ROutstanding Research Award. ECE Department, 08/01/2019

Community Partnership

  • Internships for High School Students from AMES High School . 01/2010 - 12/31/2012

Outreach

  • Visiting Classrooms at Salt Lake Center for Science Education. 03/18/2014 - 03/18/2014
  • Lab tour - COE "Meet an Inventor" Night. 02/28/2011 - 02/28/2011
  • Hosting ACCESS Student Interns. 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2013
  • Keynote speaker / COE faculty rep for COE hosting of FIRST robotics competition students. Lab tours following. 03/18/2010 - 03/18/2010
  • Evening Lab Tours for "Meet an Inventor Day". 02/2010 - 02/28/2011
  • MSE Speaker / Representative in ELEAP classes. 08/01/2009 - 03/31/2013

In the Media

  • "Full of Energy" - Story on COE and ECE sites. Scarpulla, Krishnamoorthy, and Sensale-Rodriguez featured for start of Ga2O3 MURI Project . 12/04/2018. https://www.ece.utah.edu/2018/12/04/full-of-energy...
  • SPIE Newsroom - invited papers explaining research advances. 10/01/2016. http://spie.org/newsroom/6368-laser-annealing-in-t...
  • https://unews.utah.edu/let-there-be-light/ http://www.sciencenewsline.com/summary/2016061611120083.html http://www.asminternational.org/web/fas/newswire/-/journal_content/56/10180/26579687/NEWS https://phys.org/news/2016-06-defects-semiconductors-solar-panels-bulbs.html . 06/16/2016. https://unews.utah.edu/let-there-be-light/
  • News item on COE website. 10/03/2014. http://www.coe.utah.edu/blog/2014/10/03/u-engineer...
  • 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=...