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Erik Koepf

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Paul Scherrer Institut
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Recent publications

  • Coupled concentrating optics, heat transfer, and thermochemical modeling of a 100-kWth higherature solar reactor for the thermal dissociation of ZnO

    • Villasmil W
    • Cooper T
    • Koepf E
    • et al.
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  • A novel beam-down, gravity-fed, solar thermochemical receiver/reactor for direct solid particle decomposition: Design, modeling, and experimentation

    • Koepf E
    • Advani S
    • Steinfeld A
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Paul Scherrer Institut

January 2014 - Present


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering

University of Delaware

August 2006 - August 2012(6 years)


Occidental College

August 2000 - June 2004(4 years)


"I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that." - Thomas Edison in a conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone (1931)


Co-authors (23)

  • Daniela Diaz Infante
  • Chelsea Haughn
  • jon makary
  • John Gangloff
  • Cedric Jacob
  • Cory Budischak