Low Carbon Energy and Resources Technologies Research Group

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Rajiv Daxini

Engineering Research,




University of Nottingham (2019-present) PhD in Engineering, research focus: Spectral Corrections in Photovoltaic Performance Modeling

University of Warwick (2015-2019) Bachelors' degree in Physics with Intercalated Year

Exchanges at Renmin University (2016), Tsinghua University (2017), Nanyang Technological University (2017-2018)

Professional Experience:

Assistant Test Engineer (July 19 -- October 19); International Automotive Research Centre at WMG; research focus: Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) for Li-ion State of Health Characterisation

Engineering Research Intern (June 18 -- August 18) International Automotive Research Centre at WMG; research focus: Potential of lead-acid batteries for domestic solar-charging and energy storage

English language proofreader (2015-present); self founded international enterprise, client base includes individuals, companies, international organisations, universities, and governments


Executive of the University of Warwick Go Society 2016-2017, 2018-2019

Founder and President of the University of Nottingham Go Society 2020-present

Founder of Understanding Science fb.com/UnderstandingScience1 (work currently paused)

Expertise Summary

Photovoltaic performance modeling

Renewable energy penetration

battery energy storage (li-ion, lead acid)

English language proofreading

Foreign languages (French, Gujarati, Mandarin Chinese )

Teaching Summary

Second year undergraduate Physics laboratory demonstrator

MArch Research Methods module tutor

English tutoring

Research Summary

Effect of the solar spectrum on photovoltaic device performance

Photovoltaic performance modeling in complex meteorological environments

Past Research

Solar + lead acid battery systems for domestic power generation and storage

Rapid SOH determination of Li-ion batteries for second life applications

Low Carbon Energy and Resources Technologies

Energy Technologies Building
The University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus, NG7 2TU

telephone: +44 (0) 115 84 68661