Anand Selvin Subbiah

Research Scientists

Research Scientist



B5/L3 - 3254-WS02

Research Interests

Large Area Perovskite Solar Cells
Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells


​Research and development of high-throughput fabrication methodologies for perovskite solar cells, with the objective of enabling Perovskite-Silicon Tandem devices.

Selected Publications

  • Novel Plasma-Assisted Low-Temperature-Processed SnO2 Thin Films for Efficient Flexible Perovskite Photovoltaics.
    A.S. Subbiah, N. Mathews, S. Mhaisalkar, S.K. Sarkar
    ACS Energy Lett., 3(7), 1482-1491, (2018)
  • Stable p–i–n FAPbBr3 Devices with Improved Efficiency using Sputtered ZnO as Electron Transport Layer.
    A.S. Subbiah, S. Agarwal, N. Mahuli, P.R. Nair, M. van Hest, S.K. Sarkar
    Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 4, 1601143, (2017)
  • Inorganic Hole Conducting Layers for Perovskite-Based Solar Cells.
    A.S. Subbiah, A. Halder, S. Ghosh, N. Mahuli, G. Hodes, S.K. Sarkar
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5 (10), 1748-1753, (2014)
  • Towards All Inorganic Transport Layers for Wide-Band Gap FAPbBr3 based Planar Photovoltaics.
    A.S. Subbiah, N. Mahuli, S. Agarwal, M. van Hest, S.K. Sarkar
    Energy Technol., 5, 1800 (2017)
  • Pseudohalide (SCN–)-Doped MAPbI3 Perovskites: A Few Surprises.
    A. Halder, R. Chulliyil, A.S. Subbiah, T. Khan, S. Chattoraj, A. Chowdhury, S.K. Sarkar
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6 (17), 3483-3489 (2015)
  • Exploring Thermochromic Behavior of Hydrated Hybrid Perovskites in Solar Cells.
    A. Halder, D. Choudhury, S. Ghosh, A.S. Subbiah, S.K. Sarkar
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6 (16), 3180-3184, (2015)
  • On the Uniqueness of Ideality Factor and Voltage Exponent of Perovskite-Based Solar Cells.
    S. Agarwal, M. Seetharaman, N. Kumawat, A.S. Subbiah, S.K. Sarkar, D. Kabra, M. Namboothiry, P.R. Nair
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5(23), 4115-4121 (2014)


  • ​Ph.D., Energy Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India, 2019
  • M.Tech., Nanotechnology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, 2012
  • B.Tech., Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, 2009

Professional Profile

  • ​2019-Present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018-2019: Research Associate, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India


  • ​2012-2018: Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS) Fellowship, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
  • Mar-Jun 2017: NTU–IITB India Connect Fellowship, NTU, Singapore

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)​

Research Interests Keywords

Perovskite Solar Cells Slot-die Coating Blade Coating Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells