Dr. Jaewon Oh


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University
  • M.S. Alternative Energy Technology, Arizona State University
  • B.S. Electronics Engineering, Konkuk University

 Teaching Specialties:

  • Solar PV technology
  • PV cell and module fabrication
  • PV system design

 Research Interests:

  • PV reliability
  • Cell and module characterization
  • Building integrated PV
  • PV system performance

 Professional Affiliations or Organizations:

  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

 Selected Publications:

  • J. Oh, B. Rammohan, A. Pavgi, S. Tatapudi, G. Tamizhmani, G. Kelly, and M. Bolen, "Reduction of PV module temperature using thermally conductive backsheets," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 1160-1167, 2018.
  • J. Oh, B. Dauksher, S. Bowden, G. Tamizhmani, P. Hacke, and J. D’Amico, "Further studies on the effect of SiNx refractive index and emitter sheet resistance on potential-induced degradation," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 7, pp. 437-443, 2017.
  • J. Oh, G. Tamizhmani, S. Bowden, and S. Garner, "Surface disruption method with flexible glass to prevent potential induced degradation of the shunting type in PV modules," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 7, pp. 62-67, 2017.
  • J. Oh, S. Bowden, and G. Tamizhmani, "Potential induced degradation (PID): Incomplete recovery of shunt resistance and quantum efficiency losses," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 5, pp. 1540-1548, 2015.

 Courses Taught:

  • TEC 3609 - Introduction to PV Technology
  • TEC 4515 - PV Operations and Maintenance
  • TEC 4536 - Solar District Cup
  • TEC 4900 - Internship
  • TEC 5608 - Photovoltaic System Design and Construction
  • TEC 5515 - PV Operations and Maintenance
  • TEC 5536 - Solar District Cup
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2617

Office address
Katherine Harper Hall 135