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Section Board for 'Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems' (98)

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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Spagnuolo
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Information and Electrical Eng. and Applied Mathematics, University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano, Italy
Interests: photovoltaic systems; storage systems; fuel cells
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Prof. Dr. Umberto Desideri
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Department of Energy, System, Territory and Construction Engineering, University of Pisa, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Interests: innovative and high efficiency fossil fired power generation systems; renewable energy systems; hydrogen and fuel cells; carbon capture and storage; energy saving in buildings and industry; tri-generation and polygeneration; energy efficient buildings; building integrated renewable energy systems; LCA (life cycle assessment) and carbon footprint studies
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Calvo Hernández
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Department of Applied Physics, University of Salamanca, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: renewable and clean energies; thermodynamic optimization; Organic Rankine cycles (ORC); hybrid solar gas-turbine power plants; multi-objective optimization
Dr. Roar R. Søndergaard

Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: organic solar cells; roll-to-roll processing; screen printing; slot-die coating; flexo-printing; adhesives; photo-polymerization; 3D-printing
Prof. Dr. Yun Hang Hu
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Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: graphene for solar energy; dye-sensitized solar cells; photocatalysis; synthesis of novel solid materials and liquid fuels from CO2; hydrogen storage materials; synthesis, structures and properties of nano-structured materials; heterogeneous catalysis for energy and fuels; predictions of material properties
Prof. Dr. Noam Lior
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Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: thermodynamics; energy conversion; exergy analysis; solar energy; geothermal energy; nuclear energy; space power; water desalination; sustainability; the energy-water-food nexus
Prof. Dr. Hee-Je Kim
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan 46241, Korea
Interests: solar power generation system and energy storage System; next generation solar cell and super-capacitor; laser and sensor applications; remote control by smart-phone
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Dr. Valerio Lo Brano
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Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: renewable energies sources; energy; energy and environment; solar energy; energy and nuclear engineering; energy modelling; energy and buildings; solar concentration; neural networks
Prof. Dr. Peter D. Lund
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Department of Applied Physics, School of Science, Aalto University, P.O.Box 15100, FI-00076 Aalto, Espoo, Finland
Interests: solar cells; fuel cells; nanocomposite materials; mixed oxides; semiconductor-ionic materials
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Prof. Dr. Miriam Rafailovich
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Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
Interests: polymer thin films; nanocomposite materials in polymer blends; polymer interfaces; polymer adhesion; nanopatterning using polymer self assembly
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Michel Nunzi
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Department of Chemistry, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
Interests: solar cells; solar energy materials; photovoltaic effect; plasmonic materials; thin films; light harvesting; light trapping; photonics
Prof. Dr. Peter Chen
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Department of Photonics and Hierarchical Green-Energy Materials (Hi-GEM) Research Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Interests: perovskite solar cells; dye-sensitized solar cells; energy harvesting; energy materials
Prof. Dr. Jens Schneider
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Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW, Friedemann-Bach-Platz 6, 06108 Halle (Saale), Germany
Interests: silicon thin-film photovoltaics; PV modules; Photovoltaics; Energy system transformation; Energy system development; System analysis and modelling
Prof. Dr. Ranjit T. Koodali
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Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 42101 KY, USA
Interests: solar energy conversion; hydrogen economy; environmental remediation; drug delivery to the brain; machine learning
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Prof. Dr. Mykhaylo Evstigneev
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Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 3X7, Canada
Interests: non-equilibrium statistical physics; photovoltaic systems
Prof. Dr. Xuhui Zhu
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State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials & Devices, Institute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510000, China
Interests: Optoelectronics; photovoltaics; dyes; charge-transport materials; emitters
Prof. Dr. Moritz F. Kuehnel
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Department of Chemistry, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK
Interests: Photocatalytic H2 generation; photocatalytic CO2 reduction; photoreforming of biomass and plastics
Prof. Dr. Antonio Carella
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Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: Organic electronics and photonics
Dr. Manuel Pérez García
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CIESOL-Research Center on Solar Energy, University of Almería, E-04120, Almería, Spain
Interests: solar thermal energy; photovoltaic solar energy; energy efficiency; heat transfer
Prof. Dr. Kurt Barth
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Next Generation PV Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: solar photovoltaics; materials science; thin films; solar energy materials; module construction, reliability; manufacturing, thin-film deposition; renewable energy technologies; material characterization
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Poggi
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Laboratory of Physical Systems for the Environment (SPE), University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli, UMR CNRS 6134 CNRS, Vignola, Route des Sanguinaires, 20000 Ajaccio, France
Interests: Photovoltaics; Solar; Wind; Ultrastructure
Prof. Dr. Juan Luis Bosch Saldaña
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Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of Almería, Carretera Sacramento s/n, 04120 La Cañada, Almería, Spain
Interests: solar irradiance assessment; satellite derived irradiance; total sky cameras; NWPM solar forecasting; Cloud speed measurement and forecasting; solar nowcasting for PV plants
Dr. Senthilarasu Sundaram
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Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Cornwall TR109FE, UK
Interests: new materials for dye-sensitised solar cells (DSSCs); thin-film-based building integrated PV
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Dr. Elizaveta Liivik
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Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: design, simulation and experimental verification of the switch-mode converters for distributed power generation systems
Prof. Dr. Arturo de Risi
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Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, 7-73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: renewable energies; nanofluids; solar thermodynamic; direct energy conversion; wind energy; combustion engines; great naval engines; reactive biphasic flows
Prof. Dr. Josu Mirena Igartua Aldamiz
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Department of Applied Physics II, University of the Basque Country, 48940 Leioa, BI, Spain
Interests: phase transitions; double perovskites; perovskites; structural determination
Prof. Dr. Abdulnaser Sayma
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Department of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering, University of London, London EC1V 0HB, UK
Interests: Distributed power generation; turbomachinery; gas turbines; waste heat recovery; solar thermal
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Prof. Dr. Joseph Mutale
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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, C9 Ferranti Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Interests: electrical energy and power systems; electric power distribution systems; electrical machines
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Prof. Dr. Avi Niv
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The Swiss Institute for Dryland Environmental and Energy Research, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Midreshet Ben-Gurion 8499000, Israel
Interests: energy; optics; solar-cell theory; photovoltaics; nano-optics; nonlinear-optics
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Prof. Dr. Antonino Laudani
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Department of Engineering, Università Degli Studi Roma Tre, Via Ostiense, 159, 00154 Roma RM, Italy
Interests: solar energy and photovoltaic systems; electrical power and energy system; artificial intelligence; renewable energy; smart grids and microgrids
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Javier Pérez Trujillo
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Faculty of Chemical Sciences, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Complutense University of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Surface engineering for high temperatures; Materials for energy; coatings against molten salts
Dr. Teresa S. Ripolles
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Talent Attraction Program of the Community of Madrid, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Móstoles, Madrid, Spain
Interests: solar energy; photovoltaic devices; nanotechnology; perovskite solar cells; semiconductors; organic materials; impedance spectroscopy; thin film technology; optoelectronic
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Prof. Dr. Sungjin Jo
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School of Energy Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: solar cells; perovskite solar cells; III-V compound semiconductor solar cells; flexible electronics; stretchable electronics; silver nanowire; transparent conductive electrode
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Prof. Dr. Santosh Shrestha
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School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Interests: advanced photovoltaic concepts such as hot carrier solar cells; novel solar cell materials; nanostructured materials; thin film growth and characterisation; Ion beam analysis
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Prof. Dr. Christian Cristofari
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Laboratory of Environmental Sciences SPE - UMR 6134, University of Corsica Pascal Paoli, 22 Avenue Jean Nicoli, 20250 Corte, France
Interests: solar; thermal; hybrid system; hydrogen chain; co-generation
Prof. Dr. Ellen B. Stechel
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ASU LightWorksÒ and School of Molecular Sciences, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 85287-5402, Tempe, AZ 875402, USA
Interests: energy; sustainability; alternative fuels and feedstocks; concentrating solar; redox active metal oxides; renewable hydrogen
Dr. Marian Tzolov
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Department of Physics, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA 17745, USA
Interests: photovoltaics; organic electronics; plasma deposition processes; electron microscopy; solid state spectroscopy
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Dr. Kathleen Isabelle Moineau-Chane-Ching
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"Dendrimers and Heterochemistry" teamLaboratoire de Chimie de Coordinationc, UPR CNRS 8241, 205 route de Narbonne, BP 44099,31077 Toulouse cedex 04, FRANCE
Interests: organic synthesis; direct (hetero)arylation, heterocyclic (pyrrole, thiophene, benzothiadiazole) chemistry; coordination chemistry; electrochemistry; molecular materials; dendrimers; molecular electronics; photovoltaics; multifunctional materials; thin-film characterizations
Dr. Pilar Espinet Gonzalez
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Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Interests: Nanowire solar cells; Multijunction solar cells; Thin-film solar cells; Space solar cells; Ultra-light space solar arrays; Radiation effects in optoelectronic devices; Photovoltaic characterization and modeling
Prof. Dr. Adalgisa Sinicropi
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1.Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena,Via A. Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
2.CSGI, Consorzio per lo Sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase, University of Florence, Via della Lastruccia 3, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
3.CNR-ICCOM, Institute of Chemistry of Organometallic Compounds, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: innovative photovoltaics; perovskite solar cells; dye sensitized solar cells; photosensitive proteins; computational chemistry
Prof. Dr. Fausto Pedro García Márquez
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Ingenium Research Group, Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
Interests: operations research; management science; maintenance; renewable energy; artifical intelligence
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Prof. Dr. Gianpiero Colangelo
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Department of Engineering of Innovation, University ofSalento, Building A6 via per Arnesano, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: Nanofluids; Renewable Energy; Heat transfer; Solar energy; High efficiency heat exchangers; Geothermal heat pumps; High efficiency systems in buildings; Thermo-photo-voltaic systems; Hybrid and electric vehicles
Prof. Dr. Defne Apul
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St., MS 307, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
Interests: sustainability and resilience of food; energy; water systems
Prof. Dr. Rosa Anna Mastromauro
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Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Interests: power converters and control techniques for renewable energy systems; smart grids; transportation applications
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Prof. Dr. Christophe Ménézo

LOCIE UMR CNRS 5271 - FédEsol FR CNRS 3344, Polytech'Annecy-Chambery, 2 Avenue du Lac d'Annecy, 73370 Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Interests: Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal (PV/T) solar collectors; Autonomous buildings and multi-(renewable) energy systems(-sources); Distributed solar power generation
Prof. Dr. Wilfried van Sark
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Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Princetonlaan 8a, 3584 CB Utrecht, Netherlands
Interests: photovoltaics; grid integration; building integrated photovoltaics; performance analysis; modeling
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Prof. Dr. Hae-Seok Lee
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Department of Energy Environment Policy and Technology, KU-KIST Green School, Graduate School of Korea University, Seoul 02841, Korea
Interests: high-efficiency silicon solar cell; PV module and system
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Dr. Elisa Sani
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CNR-INO National Institute of Optics, Largo E. Fermi, 6, I-50125 Firenze, Italy
Interests: Optical characterization of materials; Materials for solar energy; New materials for photonics; Laser Optics
Dr. Philippe Leclère
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Laboratory for Chemistry of Novel Materials, Center for Innovation and Research in Materials and Polymers (CIRMAP), University of Mons (UMONS), B-7000 Mons, Belgium
Interests: scanning probe microscopy; organic electronics; hybrid solar cells; themoelectricity & piezoelectricity at the nanoscale
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Prof. Dr. Soteris A. Kalogirou
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Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology, 3603 Limassol, Cyprus
Interests: Solar energy; solar thermal collectors; solar cooling; desalination
Prof. Dr. Teuvo Suntio
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Department of Electrical Engineering, Tampere University, Tampere 33720, Finland
Interests: power electronics; dynamic modeling; control design; renewable energy; photovoltaic energy system; battery energy storage; DC-DC converter; three-phase converter
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Prof. Dr. César Domínguez Domínguez
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Instituto de Energía Solar, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Av. Complutense, 30, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: concentrator photovoltaics; optics for energy; photovoltaic characterization; solar simulators
Dr. Viktor Brus
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Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9510, USA
Interests: Novel doping of organic semiconductors; Generation-recombination processes in organic BHJ solar cells; Hybrid perovskite photovoltaics
Dr. Ricardo Vasquez Padilla
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School of Environment, Science and Engineering, Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia
Interests: Concentrated solar energy; solar receiver design; modelling of solar thermal systems; control strategies on solar towers; advanced power cycles
Prof. Dr. Sandro Nizetic
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LTEF -Laboratory for Thermodynamics and Energy Efficiency, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Split, 21000 Split, Croatia
Interests: thermodynamics; energy efficiency; solar energy; smart and IoT based technologies in engineering; renewable energy; mechanical engineering; CFD; hybrid energy systems; HVAC systems; smart energy systems; photovoltaics; hybrid energy systems
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Prof. Dr. Kenji Katayama
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Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, 1-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo, Tokyo 112-8551, Japan
Interests: Photocatalysis, Photo-responsive liquid crystal, Time-resolved dynamics, Microscopy, Charge carrier dynamics
Dr. Giacomo Bergamini
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Department of Chemistry "Giacomo Ciamician", University of Bologna Via Selmi, 240126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: photocatalysis; materials for photo induced processes; solar-to-hydrogen; solar-to-chemical
Prof. Dr. Ishibashi Akira
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Research Institute for Electronic Science, and Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 001-0020, Japan
Interests: high efficiency solar cell; two dimensional photo-receptoconversion scheme; asymmetric optical waveguide; optical wireless power transmission; power beaming; clean unit system platform (CUSP)
Prof. Dr. Seamus Curran
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Department of Physics, College of Natural Science & Mathematics, University of Houston,3507 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204, USA
Interests: nanocomposites; nonlinear optics; polymer science; graphitic materials; hydrophobicity; thin films; photovoltaics
Dr. Azharul Karim
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School of Mechanical, Medical and Process Engineering, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia
Interests: solar energy thermal storage; food drying; lean healthcare
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Prof. Dr. Anca Duta
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Department of Product Design, Mechatronics and Environment, Transilvania University of Brasov, Brasov 500068, Romania
Interests: Solar energy conversion in the built environment; Photo-catalytic processes; Photo-catalysts; Self-cleaning coatings; Advanced wastewater treatment; Water re-use
Dr. Asif Ali Tahir
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Environment and Sustainability Institute,College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Science,University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, TR10 9FE, UK
Interests: solar to chemical energy conversion; solar hydrogen production; photoreduction of waste plastic to fuel; energy storage; photocatalysis; energy-efficient buildings; wastewater treatment; DSSCS
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Prof. Dr. Filippo Spertino
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Department of Energy, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: photovoltaic and wind power systems
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Prof. Dr. Dmitri Vinnikov
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Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics, School of Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086 Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: power electronics; renewable energy; photovoltaics; electrical engineering; impedance-source converters
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Dr. Jesús Polo
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Photovoltaic Solar Energy Unity (Renewable Energy Division) CIEMAT, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: solar radiation; atmospheric physics; solar systems modeling; radiative transfer; remote sensing; solar power plants performance
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Prof. Dr. Graham Town
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School of Engineering, Macquarie University, Waterloo Rd after, Coolinga St, Macquarie Park NSW 2113, Australia
Interests: electrical energy (conversion, storage, systems), transport electrification.
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Dr. Adélio Rodrigues Gaspar
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ADAI-LAETA, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: HVAC systems; simulation of buildings and energy systems; energy efficiency of buildings; renewable energy systems; thermal energy storage; indoor environmental quality
Prof. Dr. Eun-Chel Cho
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School of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 16419, Korea
Interests: high-efficiency silicon solar cell; PV module and system; PV system performance
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Dr. Elisa Antolin
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Instituto de Energía Solar (IES), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 30 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Fundamentals of solar energy conversion; Photovoltaic conversion efficiency limits; Novel photovoltaic concepts (intermediate band solar cell, hot carrier solar cell, up and down converters, multiple exciton generation, …); Novel photovoltaic materials, especially quantum dots, quantum wells, 2D materials; III-V semiconductor solar cell. Epitaxial growth; Multijunction solar cells
Prof. Dr. Antonio Guerrero
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Institute of Advanced Materials (INAM), Universitat Jaume I, 12006 Castelló, Spain
Interests: photovoltaics; solar fuels; energy storage; perovskite
Prof. Dr. Gorazd Štumberger
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Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Koroška cesta 46, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: design; optimization; modeling and control of electric devices; machines, drives, and power system elements; electric power generation, transmission, and distribution; renewable energy sources and distributed generation; smart grids and microgrids; energy management systems
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Prof. Dr. Alessandro Massi Pavan
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Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Interests: photovoltaics; e-mobility; electrical energy storage; microgrids; technoeconomics of renewables
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Prof. Dr. Paulo Jose Da Costa Branco
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, 1649-004 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: electrical machines and drives; photovoltaic systems; applications of superconductors for electric power systems
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Dr. Santiago Silvestre
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Department of Electronic Engineering, UPC, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: photovoltaics; solar cell
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Prof. Dr. Albert Castell
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Department of Computer Science and Industrial Engineering, Universitat de Lleida, Edifici CREA, Pere de Cabrera s/n, 25001, Lleida, Spain
Interests: solar energy; radiative cooling; thermal energy storage; phase change materials; building energy simulation; energy efficiency
Prof. Dr. Jung Chuan Chou
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Graduate School of Electronic Engineering, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Douliou 64002, Taiwan
Interests: biosensor; dye-sensitized solar cell; green energy
Dr. Dezso Sera
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Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, DK-9220 Aalborg, Denmark
Interests: photovoltaic systems; power electronics; PV systems modelling, diagnostics and monitoring; PV+ energy storage; PV grid integration
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Prof. Dr. Dongsheng Wen
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School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: nanotechnology; enhanced oil recovery; solar energy; multiphase flow; multiscale modelling
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Prof. Dr. Pavel Troshin
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1. Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow 121205, Russia
2. Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka 142432, Russia
Interests: solar cells; organic photovoltaics; perovskite solar cells; organic and hybrid semiconductors; molecular electronics; field-effect transistors; sensors; material chemistry; fullerene chemistry; electrochemical energy storage; biomedicine, antivirals
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Marotta
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials and Industrial Production, University of Naples Federico II, Corso Umberto I, 40, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: solar photocatalysis; green chemistry; hydrogen solar production; advanced oxidation processes; kinetic modelling
Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Kymakis
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Heraklion, Greece
Interests: organic photovoltaics; graphene; plasmonics; perovskite solar cells; nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Tae Kyu Kim
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Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul 03722, Korea
Interests: photocatalytic water splitting; solar fuel; structural dynamics; ultrafast x-ray spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Massimo Dentice D'Accadia
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, P.le Tecchio 80, Naples, Italy
Interests: advanced energy system; solar heating and cooling; combined heat and power (CHP); energy efficiency; renewable energy; energy policy; geothermal energy; biomass and waste-to-energy systems
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Prof. Dr. Francesco Calise
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: fuel cells; advanced optimization techniques; solar thermal systems; concentrating photovoltaic/thermal photovoltaic systems; energy saving in buildings; solar heating and cooling; organic Rankine cycles; geothermal energy; dynamic simulations of energy systems; renewable polygeneration systems
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Prof. Dr. Raúl J. Martín-Palma
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1. Departamento de Física Aplicada, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
2. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: nanotechnology; solar energy; bioinspiration and biomimetics; photonics and optoelectronics; nanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Michele Saba
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Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, I‐09042 Monserrato, Italy
Interests: photophysics; optical spectroscopy; perovskite materials; nanomaterials; solar cells; LEDs; lasers
Prof. Dr. Eduardo F. Fernández
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Centre for Advanced Studies in Earth Sciences, Energy and Environment (CEACTEMA), Electronics and Automation Department, Universidad de Jaén, Las Lagunillas Campus, Jaén, 23071, Spain
Interests: solar energy; photovoltaics; concentrator photovoltaics; solar cells; optics; heat transfer; development, characterization, and modelling of PV and CPV systems
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Prof. Dr. Laura Savoldi
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Department of Energy "Galileo Ferraris", Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Turin, Italy
Interests: advanced heat transfer; nuclear fusion engineering; high heat flux components; superconducting cables and magnets; concentrated solar power; cryogenics; models and scenarios for energy planning
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Prof. Dr. I. M. Dharmadasa
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Materials and Engineering Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB, UK
Interests: electrodeposition of electronic materials; semiconductors; solar energy materials; thin film solar cells; photovoltaic solar energy conversion; graded bandgap solar cells; use of clean energy for social development and reduction of poverty; solar villages
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Prof. Dr. Christi K. Madsen
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Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: Photonics; Integrated and Fiber Optics; Photonic signal processing using Integrated optics; Fiber-optic intrusion sensor/perimeter monitor; Optical filters; Microwave photonics; Polarization optics; Optical ring resonators; Dispersion and high-speed optical signals
Prof. Dr. Bassam Dally
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School of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
Interests: concentrating solar thermal; hybrid solar combustion; hydrogen; ammonia; plasma propulsion; applied laser diagnostics; combustion
Prof. Dr. Armando Oliveira
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Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Interests: Energy; solar energy; thermal energy; sustainable energy
Prof. Dr. Alberto Coronas
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona 43007, Spain
Interests: absorption refrigeration and heat pumps; high-temperature heat pumps; solar cooling systems; polygeneration energy systems
Prof. Dr. Manuel Berenguel
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CIESOL, ceiA3, University of Almeria, Carretera Sacramento s/n, La Canada, 04120 Almeria, Spain
Interests: process control with applications to solar energy, agriculture, and biotechnology; control education
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Dr. Marco Pasetti
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Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Via Branze, 38, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: energy systems; distributed generation; renewable energy sources; solar engineering; photovoltaics; energy storage; energy management systems; supervisory control systems; energy policies; smart grids and microgrids
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Prof. Dr. Tao Xu
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL 60115, USA
Interests: solar energy; hydrogen; biomass and biofuels; nanocatalysts for energy conversion and storage; Energetic materials; energy research and development
Prof. Dr. Carlo Renno
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano (Salerno), Italy
Interests: thermal systems; refrigeration systems; solar energy; concentrating photovoltaic and thermal (CPV/T) systems; solar cooling
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