Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Janam Jhaveri selected as 2017 Siebel Scholar in Energy Science

September 8, 2016

EE Graduate Student Janam Jhaveri has been selected as a 2017 Siebel Scholar in energy science.  The Siebel Scholars Program recognizes exceptional students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science. More details can be found here. Janam is advised by Prof. James Sturm.



Janam Jhaveri

Janam Jhaveri is a graduate student at Princeton University, 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.