36th EU PVSEC, 09 - 13 September 2019
Marseille Chanot Convention and Exhibition Centre, Marseille, France

Your Conference Programme is compiled by the photovoltaic professional world.
Following submission, your abstract will be reviewed by the international EU PVSEC Committee. This distinguished group is made up of 231 leading experts from institutional and industrial research organisations from around the world.

Status of 21.02.2019

pic robert kenny rgb 72dpiEU PVSEC Technical Programme Chair

Robert Kenny
European Commission Joint Research Centre
Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate
Ispra, Italy

 

Topic Organisers

1 New Materials and Concepts for Photovoltaic Devices

1.1 Fundamental Studies

Dr. Louise Hirst

Dr. Louise Hirst

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech

Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech

HZB, Germany

1.2 New Materials and Concepts for Cells and Modules

Prof. Antonio Martí Vega

Prof. Antonio Martí Vega

UPM, Spain

Prof. Dr Jozef (Jef) Poortmans

Prof. Dr Jozef (Jef) Poortmans

imec, Belgium



2 Silicon Materials and Cells

2.1 Feedstock, Crystallisation, Wafering, Defect Engineering

Dr. Oliver Anspach

Dr. Oliver Anspach

PV Crystalox Solar, Germany

Dr. Stephan Riepe

Dr. Stephan Riepe

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Mr. Dennis Bredemeier

Mr. Dennis Bredemeier

ISFH, Germany

2.2 Homojunction Solar Cells

Prof. Dr. Giso Hahn

Prof. Dr. Giso Hahn

University of Konstanz, Germany

Prof. Dr. Arthur W. Weeber

Prof. Dr. Arthur W. Weeber

ECN part of TNO, Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Pere Roca i Cabarrocas

Prof. Dr. Pere Roca i Cabarrocas

CNRS, France

2.3 Heterojunction Solar Cells

Prof. Stefan W. Glunz

Prof. Stefan W. Glunz

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Dr. Matthieu Despeisse

Dr. Matthieu Despeisse

CSEM, Switzerland

2.4 Thin Film and Foil-Based Si Solar Cells

Dr. Julio Cárabe

Dr. Julio Cárabe

CIEMAT, Spain

Prof. Dr. Marko Topic

Prof. Dr. Marko Topic

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

2.5 Characterisation & Simulation of Si Cells

Dr. Francesca Ferrazza

Dr. Francesca Ferrazza

eni spa, Italy

Dr. Karsten Bothe

Dr. Karsten Bothe

ISFH, Germany

2.6 Manufacturing & Production of Si Cells

Dr. Peter Wohlfart

Dr. Peter Wohlfart

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES, Germany

Dr. Stefan Peters

Dr. Stefan Peters

Hanwha Q CELLS, Germany



3 Perovskites, other Non-Silicon-Based Photovoltaics and Multi-Junction Devices

3.1 Perovskite Based Photovoltaics

Dr. Sjoerd Veenstra

Dr. Sjoerd Veenstra

ECN part of TNO, Netherlands

Dr. Wolfgang Tress

Dr. Wolfgang Tress

EPFL, Switzerland

3.2 CI(G)S, CdTe and Related Thin Film Solar Cells

Dr. Wiltraud Wischmann

Dr. Wiltraud Wischmann

ZSW, Germany

Prof. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Tiwari

Prof. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Tiwari

EMPA, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Alex Redinger

Prof. Dr. Alex Redinger

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

3.3 Organic and Dye-Sensitised Devices

Dr. Giorgio Bardizza

Dr. Giorgio Bardizza

European Commission JRC, Italy

Dr. Riccardo Po

Dr. Riccardo Po

eni, Italy

3.4 III-V and Related Compound Semiconductor Based Devices

Dr. Giovanni Flamand

Dr. Giovanni Flamand

imec, Belgium

Dr. Gerald Siefer

Dr. Gerald Siefer

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

3.5 Tandems

Dr. Sylvain Nicolay

Dr. Sylvain Nicolay

CSEM, Switzerland

Dr. Jan Christoph Goldschmidt

Dr. Jan Christoph Goldschmidt

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany



4 Photovoltaic Modules and BoS Components

4.1 PV Module Design, Manufacture, Performance and Reliability

Prof. Ralph Gottschalg

Prof. Ralph Gottschalg

Fraunhofer CSP, Germany

Dr. Werner Herrmann

Dr. Werner Herrmann

TÜV Rheinland Energy, Germany

4.2 Inverters and Balance of System Components

Prof. Nicola Pearsall

Prof. Nicola Pearsall

Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Dr. Claudia Buerhop-Lutz

Dr. Claudia Buerhop-Lutz

HI ERN, Germany

4.3 Sustainability and Recycling

Ms. Mariska de Wild-Scholten

Ms. Mariska de Wild-Scholten

SmartGreenScans, Netherlands

Dr. Karsten Wambach

Dr. Karsten Wambach

Wambach-Consulting, Germany



5 PV Systems and Storage – Modelling, Design, Operation and Performance

5.1 Solar Resource and Forecasting

Prof. Dr. Wilfried G.J.H.M. van Sark

Prof. Dr. Wilfried G.J.H.M. van Sark

Utrecht University, Netherlands

Dr. Christos Protogeropoulos

Dr. Christos Protogeropoulos

EEPS, Greece

5.2 Design and Installation of PV Systems

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink

Band Gap, Germany

Mr. Franck Al-Shakarchi

Mr. Franck Al-Shakarchi

CEATECH-INES, France

5.3 Operation, Performance and Maintenance of PV Systems

Mr. Peter Lechner

Mr. Peter Lechner

ZSW, Germany

Mr. Gerhard Mütter

Mr. Gerhard Mütter

Alteso, Austria

5.4 Storage

Dr. Laurent Torcheux

Dr. Laurent Torcheux

EDF R&D, France

Dr. Francesco Dolci

Dr. Francesco Dolci

European Commission JRC, Netherlands

5.5 Concentrators and PV for Space Applications

Prof. Ignacio Antón Hernández

Prof. Ignacio Antón Hernández

UPM, Spain

Dr. Stephen Taylor

Dr. Stephen Taylor

European Space Agency, Netherlands



6 PV Applications and Integration

6.1 PV on/in Buildings, Infrastructure, Landscape, Water and Nature

Dr. Francesco Frontini

Dr. Francesco Frontini

SUPSI, Switzerland

Dr. Alessandra Scognamiglio

Dr. Alessandra Scognamiglio

ENEA, Italy

6.2 Professional Applications of PV

Prof. Urs Muntwyler

Prof. Urs Muntwyler

BFH, Switzerland

Dr. Hubert A. Aulich

Dr. Hubert A. Aulich

SC Sustainable Concepts, Germany

6.3 PV Driven Energy Management and System Integration

Prof. Franz P. Baumgartner

Prof. Franz P. Baumgartner

ZHAW, Switzerland

Ms. Ingrid Weiss

Ms. Ingrid Weiss

WIP Renewable Energies, Germany



7 Finance, Markets and Policies

7.1 Costs, Economics, Finance and Markets

Prof. Dr. Christian Breyer

Prof. Dr. Christian Breyer

Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

Mr. Gaetan Masson

Mr. Gaetan Masson

Becquerel Institute, Belgium

Mr. Thomas Nordmann

Mr. Thomas Nordmann

TNC Consulting, Switzerland

7.2 Policies and Scenarios for Renewables, Societal and Global Challenges

Ms. Maria Getsiou

Ms. Maria Getsiou

European Commission DG RTD, Belgium

Dr. Stefan Nowak

Dr. Stefan Nowak

NET Nowak Energy & Technology, Switzerland

Mr. Philippe Malbranche

Mr. Philippe Malbranche

CEA, France

 

 Paper Review Experts

Steve Albrecht, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Cristina Alonso-Tristán, UBU, Burgos, Spain
Nekane Azkona, UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
Kris Baert, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Nicolas Barreau, University of Nantes, France
Derk L. Bätzner, Meyer Burger Research, Hauterive, Switzerland
Guy Beaucarne, Dow Silicones, Seneffe, Belgium
Martin P. Bellmann, SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway
Malek Benmansour, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Veronica Bermudez Benito, QEERI, Doha, Qatar
Darina Blagoeva, European Commission JRC, Petten, The Netherlands
Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech, Paris, France
Pierluigi Bonomo, SUPSI, Canobbio, Switzerland
Christoph J. Brabec, FAU, Erlangen, Germany
Rolf Brendel, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Roland Bründlinger, AIT, Vienna, Austria
Timothy Bruton, Progress in Photovoltaics, Woking, United Kingdom
Roberta Campesato, CESI, Milan, Italy
Christian Camus, LayTec, Berlin, Germany
Silvia Caneva, WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany
Fabian Carigiet, ZHAW, Winterthur, Switzerland
Anna J. Carr, ECN part of TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Alison Ciesla, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
James Patrick Connolly, UPV, Valencia, Spain
Stéphane Cros, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Edwin Cunow, LSPV Consulting, Gröbenzell, Germany
Thomas Dalibor, Avancis, Torgau, Germany
Adrien Danel, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Bill Dauksher, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Michele de Bastiani, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Paola Delli Veneri, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Aldo Di Carlo, University of Rome II, Italy
Bernhard Dimmler, NICE Solar Energy, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Doriana Dimova-Malinovska, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Sébastien Dubois, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Thorsten Dullweber, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Ken Durose, Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Gabriele C. Eder, OFI, Vienna, Austria
Roland Einhaus, Apollon Solar, Lyon, France
Nicholas Ekins-Daukes, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Marco Ernst, ANU, Canberra, Australia
Peter Fath, RCT-Solutions, Konstanz, Germany
Wilfried Favre, CEA, Le Bourget-du-lac, France
Christopher Fell, CSIRO Energy Technology, Mayfield West, Australia
Gabi Friesen, SUPSI, Canobbio, Switzerland
Vasilis Fthenakis, Columbia University, New York, USA
Bruno Gaiddon, Hespul, Lyon, France
Stefan Gall, HZB, Berlin, Germany
William J. Gambogi, DuPont, Wilmington, USA
Ivan Gordon, imec, Leuven, Belgium
Jonathan Govaerts, imec, Genk, Belgium
Ana Maria Gracia Amillo, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Giorgio Graditi, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Matthias Grottke, Hammer Real, Munich, Germany
Daniela Guida, ENEL Green Power, Rome, Italy
Ingo Hagemann, Architekturbüro Hagemann, Aachen, Germany
Christian Hagendorf, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle (Saale), Germany
Jan Haschke, EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Claas Helmke, Clake Energy, Erfurt, Germany
M. Angeles Hernandez-Fenollosa, UPV, Valencia, Spain
Bert Herteleer, Ekistica, Alice Springs, Australia
Karl Hesse, Wacker Chemie, Burghausen, Germany
Yoshihiro Hishikawa, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Jörg Horzel, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Shujuan Huang, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Kees Hummelen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Stuart J. C. Irvine, Swansea University, St. Asaph, United Kingdom
Shogo Ishizuka, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Ulrike Jahn, TÜV Rheinland Energy, Cologne, Germany
Gaby J. M. Janssen, ECN part of TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Joachim John, imec, Leuven, Belgium
Kai-Philipp Kairies, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Izumi Kaizuka, RTS Corporation, Chuo-ku, Japan
Jeff Kettle, University of Bangor, Bangor, United Kingdom
Victor Khorenko, AZUR SPACE, Heilbronn, Germany
Richard King, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Jean-Paul Kleider, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
Jean Marie Klein, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Makoto Konagai, Tokyo City University, Japan
Dirk König, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Igor Konovalov, University of Applied Sciences Jena, Germany
Philipp Kratzert, Solibro, Bitterfeld-Wolfen OT Thalheim, Germany
Ana Rosa Lagunas, CENER, Sarriguren-Navarra, Spain
Kari Lappalainen, Tampere University, Finland
Julien Laurent, Vesuvius, Feignies, France
Martijn Lenes, Tempress, Vaassen, The Netherlands

 

Claude Lévy-Clément, CNRS, Thiais, France
Ching-Fuh Lin, NTU, Taipei, Taiwan
Mónica Lira-Cantú, CIN2, Barcelona, Spain
Juan Lopez-Garcia, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Martha Ch. Lux-Steiner, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Oliver Mayer, Garching, Germany
Paola Mazzucchelli, EUREC, Brussels, Belgium
Alexander Meeder, Geo-En Energy Technologies, Berlin, Germany
Johannes Meier, Meier Technologies, Berlingen, Switzerland
Axel Metz, Alzenau, Germany
Marc Meuris, imec, Genk, Belgium
Max Mittag, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Christos Monokroussos, TÜV Rheinland, Shanghai, China
Jens Moschner, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Jörg Müller, Hanwha Q CELLS, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany
Delfina Muñoz, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Miguel Angel Muñoz-García, UPM, Madrid, Spain
Nina Munzke, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Ronald C.G. Naber, Tempress, Vaassen, The Netherlands
Henning Nagel, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Bonna Newman, ECN part of TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Kensuke Nishioka, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Herman-Josef Nonnenmacher, Meyer Burger, Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany
Hartmut Nussbaumer, ZHAW, Winterthur, Switzerland
Christer Nyman, Soleco, Porvoo, Finland
Yoshio Ohshita, Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan
Yoshitaka Okada, University of Tokyo, Japan
Sener Oktik, Sisecam, Kocaeli, Turkey
Gernot Oreski, PCCL, Leoben, Austria
Alona Otaegi, UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
Wolfram Palitzsch, Loser Chemie, Freiberg, Germany
David Patrick, Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA
Marion Perrin, Oscarlab, Bernin, France
Kristian Peter, ISC Konstanz, Germany
Kai Petter, Hanwha Q CELLS, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany
Davide Polverini, European Commission DG GROWTH, Brussels, Belgium
Ralf Preu, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Inigo Ramiro, UPM, Madrid, Spain
Tjerk Reijenga, BEAR-iD, Gouda, The Netherlands
Angèle Reinders, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Jan Remund, Meteotest, Bern, Switzerland
Jochen Rentsch, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Mauricio Richter, 3E, Brussels, Belgium
Francesco Roca, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Sandy Rodrigues, M-ITI, Funchal, Portugal
Alessandro Romeo, University of Verona, Italy
Kittessa T. Roro, CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa
Jatin Roy, IIT Kharagpur, India
Marin Rusu, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Tony Sample, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Jan Schmidt, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Marion Schroedter-Homscheidt, German Aerospace Center, Wessling, Germany
Ruud E. I. Schropp, Utrecht University, Driebergen, The Netherlands
Martin C. Schubert, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Eva Schüpbach, BUAS, Burgdorf, Switzerland
Manajit Sengupta, NREL, Golden, USA
Carla Signorini, University of Pisa, Italy
Kostas Sinapis, SEAC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ronald Sinton, Sinton Instruments, Boulder, USA
Volker Sittinger, Fraunhofer IST, Braunschweig, Germany
Lenneke H. Slooff, ECN part of TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Joshua S. Stein, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA
Dirk Stellbogen, ZSW, Stuttgart, Germany
Sandor Szabó, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
João Tavares Pinho, UFPA, Belém, Brazil
Takeshi Tayagaki, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Nigel Taylor, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Barbara Terheiden, University of Konstanz, Germany
Mirjam Theelen, TNO/Solliance, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Marios Theristis, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Gianluca Timò, RSE, Piacenza, Italy
Rasit Turan, METU, Ankara, Turkey
Eva Unger, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Roland M. E. Valckenborg, SEAC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Mike Van Iseghem, EDF R&D, Moret-sur-Loing, France
John van Roosmalen, ECN part of TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Pierre J. Verlinden, Amrock, McLaren Vale, Australia
Michael Vetter, IPHT, Jena, Germany
Marta Victoria, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Alessandro Virtuani, EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Eszter (Esther) Voroshazi, imec, Leuven, Belgium
Andreas Wade, First Solar, Mainz, Germany
Qi Wang, Jinko Solar, Haining, China
Wilhelm Warta, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Akira Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Selcuk Yerci, METU, Ankara, Turkey
David Young, NREL, Golden, USA
Jun Zhao, Meyer Burger, Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany

 

  Awards Coordinators

Student Awards Coordinator
Arno Smets
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Robert Kenny, European Commission Joint Research Centre,
Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Ispra, Italy

 

 

Poster Awards Coordinator
Julio Cárabe
CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain

Poster Awards Committee
Julio Cárabe
CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain

Arno Smets
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Heinz Ossenbrink
Band Gap, Bad Feilnbach, Germany

Robert Kenny
European Commission Joint Research Centre,
Directorate for Energy, Transport and Climate, Ispra, Italy

 


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