Adi Prasetio

PhD Students

PhD Student



Building 5, level 3, office 3254-WS20


Adi Prasetio received his BS from Diponegoro University and MEng from Pukyong National University. He previously worked on a polymeric electron selective layer for flexible organic photovoltaics (OPVs) at the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS). He is now a PhD student at the Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) division, KAUST. His current research topic is interfacial/molecular engineering in Silicon/Perovskite solar cells.

Research Interests

Perovskite Solar Cells, Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells, Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Selected Publications

  • J. H. Kim, J. W. Han, S. Kim, A. Prasetio, M. Jahandar, J. Heo, D. C. Lim, Y.H. Kim* (2021) “Cathode interfacial engineering using stearic-acid-mediated polyethylenimine ethoxylated for high-performance solution-processed organic light-emitting diodes” Chemical Engineering Journal, 427, 130890.
  • A. Prasetio, M. Jahandar, S. Kim, J. Heo, Y.H. Kim, and D.C. Lim* (2021) “Mitigating the undesirable chemical reaction between organic molecules for highly efficient flexible organic photovoltaics” Advanced Science, 2100865.
  • J.H. Jeong, M. Jahandar, A. Prasetio, J.M. Kim, J.H. Kim, S. Kim*, D.C. Lim* (2021) “Multi-dimensional interfacial engineering for a practical large-area transparent flexible organic photovoltaics”. Chemical Engineering Journal, 419, 129672.
  • S. Kim, A. Prasetio, J.W. Han, Y. Kim, M. Shin, J. Heo, J.H. Kim, S. Cho, Y. H. Kim, M. Jahandar & D.C. Lim* (2021) “Enhanced flexible optoelectronic devices by controlling the wettability of an organic bifacial interlayer” Communication Materials 2, 26. (*Contributed equally)
  • Prasetio, A., Kim, S., Jahandar, M., Lim, D.C., (2021) “Single particle dual plasmonic effect for efficient organic solar cells”, Applied Nanoscience.
  • H. Widiyandari*, S. Wijayanti, A. Prasetio, A. Purwanto*, (2021), "ZnO hollow sphere prepared by flame spray pyrolysis serves as an anti-reflection layer that improves the performance of dye-sensitized solar cells" Optical Materials 107, 110077.
  • Kim, S., Jeong, J., Hoang, Q. V., Han, J. W., Prasetio, A., Jahandar, M., Kim, Y. H., Cho, S., Lim, D. C., (2021)  "The role of cation and anion dopant incorporated into a ZnO electron transporting layer for polymer bulk heterojunction solar cells”, RSC Advances 2019, 9 (65), 37714-37723.
  • H. Widiyandari*, A. Prasetio, A. Purwanto, A. Subagio, R. Hidayat, (2021)  “Platinum-free, carbon-based materials as efficient counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 57 (6), 068001.



  • 2020 M.Eng. Display (Organic) Semiconductor Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan (South Korea) 
  • 2016 B.Sc. Material Physics, Diponegoro University, Semarang (Indonesia)

Professional Profile

  • 2018 – 2021: Junior Researcher, Korea Institute Materials Science (KIMS), South Korea


  • 2020 Best Poster; Fall Conference of the Korean Society of Surface Engineering, South Korea
  • 2020 Presentation Excellence Foreign Researchers Resident in Korea, KSIEC Fall Meeting, South Korea
  • 2019, Best Poster; International Forum on Functional Materials, South Korea

KAUST Affiliations

Kaust Solar Center (KSC)

Research Interests Keywords

Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells Perovskite/Si tandem solar cells Perovskite Solar Cells