Second year Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering doing research in degradation modeling for solar modules and materials.

Education & Certifications

  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2025)
  • M.S., Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering (2022)
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley, Chemical Engineering (2019)


  • Thermomechanical and Photochemical Reliability of Photovoltaic Modules, Stanford University

    Utilizing theoretical and computational fracture mechanics to predict the lifetimes of photovoltaic modules.


    Stanford, CA

2023-24 Courses

All Publications

  • Predicting encapsulant delamination in photovoltaic modules bridging photochemical reaction kinetics and fracture mechanics PROGRESS IN PHOTOVOLTAICS Liu, K., Thornton, P., D'hooge, D. R., Dauskardt, R. H. 2023

    View details for DOI 10.1002/pip.3771

    View details for Web of Science ID 001131535500001