Janam Jhaveri and other Siebel Scholars were celebrated at an awards dinner in November. The Siebel Scholars program acknowledges leadership, academic achievement and the collaborative search for solutions to the world's most critical issues.
Janam Jhaveri is a graduate student, working towards his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Materials Science. His research in Professor James Sturm’s lab is focused on novel passivating selective contacts for crystalline silicon solar cells using titanium dioxide. Jhaveri was the recipient of the Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment through the Princeton University Andlinger Center in 2014. He was also the student co-leader on the Magnetic Fusion Energy Technology Distillate published through the Andlinger Center and has served as chair of Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS), an honor graduate student society. He helped found Princeton Bhangra, a nationally competitive Indian folk dance team and is notably the only graduate student on the team. He additionally served on the national executive board of his fraternity, Beta Chi Theta. Jhaveri graduated from Purdue University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
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