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Status of 19.02.2020

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

Mr. Dennis Bredemeier

Mr. Dennis Bredemeier

ISFH, Germany

Dr. Stephan Riepe

Dr. Stephan Riepe

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

2.2 High Temperature Route for Si Cells

Prof. Stefan W. Glunz

Prof. Stefan W. Glunz

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Dr. Martin Hermle

Dr. Martin Hermle

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Prof. Dr. Giso Hahn

Prof. Dr. Giso Hahn

University of Konstanz, Germany

2.3 Low Temperature Route for Si Cells

Dr. Matthieu Despeisse

Dr. Matthieu Despeisse

CSEM, Switzerland

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

2.4 Thin Film and Foil-Based Si 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. Stefan Peters

Dr. Stefan Peters

Hanwha Q CELLS, Germany

Dr. Peter Wohlfart

Dr. Peter Wohlfart

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES, Germany



3 Perovskites and Other Non-Silicon Materials, MJs and Tandems

3.1 Perovskites

Dr. Wolfgang Tress

Dr. Wolfgang Tress

Ludwig-Maximilians-Univeristät, Germany

Dr. Sjoerd Veenstra

Dr. Sjoerd Veenstra

ECN part of TNO, Netherlands

3.2 CI(G)S, CdTe and Related Thin Films

Prof. Dr. Alex Redinger

Prof. Dr. Alex Redinger

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Prof. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Tiwari

Prof. Dr. Ayodhya Nath Tiwari

EMPA, Switzerland

Dr. Wiltraud Wischmann

Dr. Wiltraud Wischmann

ZSW, Germany

3.3 Organic and Dye-Sensitised

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 Semiconductors

Dr. Giovanni Flamand

Dr. Giovanni Flamand

imec, Belgium

Dr. Gerald Siefer

Dr. Gerald Siefer

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

3.5 Tandems

Dr. Jan Christoph Goldschmidt

Dr. Jan Christoph Goldschmidt

Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Dr. Sylvain Nicolay

Dr. Sylvain Nicolay

CSEM, Switzerland



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

Dr. Claudia Buerhop-Lutz

Dr. Claudia Buerhop-Lutz

HI ERN, Germany

Prof. Nicola Pearsall

Prof. Nicola Pearsall

Northumbria University, United Kingdom

4.3 Sustainability and Recycling

Dr. Karsten Wambach

Dr. Karsten Wambach

Wambach-Consulting, Germany

Mr. Andreas Wade

Mr. Andreas Wade

First Solar, 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

Ms. Ana Maria Gracia Amillo

Ms. Ana Maria Gracia Amillo

European Commission JRC, Italy

5.2 Design and Installation of PV Systems

Mr. Franck Al-Shakarchi

Mr. Franck Al-Shakarchi

CEATECH-INES, France

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink

Band Gap, Germany

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

Prof. João M Almeida Serra

Prof. João M Almeida Serra

FCUL- University of Lisbon/IDL, Portugal

5.4 Storage

Dr. Francesco Dolci

Dr. Francesco Dolci

European Commission JRC, The Netherlands

Dr. Florence Lambert

Dr. Florence Lambert

CEA LITEN, France

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, The 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 Industrial Applications of PV

Dr. Hubert A. Aulich

Dr. Hubert A. Aulich

SC Sustainable Concepts, Germany

Prof. Urs Muntwyler

Prof. Urs Muntwyler

BFH, Switzerland

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

Mr. Philippe Malbranche

Mr. Philippe Malbranche

CEA, France

Dr. Stefan Nowak

Dr. Stefan Nowak

NET Nowak Energy & Technology, Switzerland

 

Paper Reviewer

Steve Albrecht, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Pierre-Jean Alet, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Pablo Alonso, WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany
Cristina Alonso-Tristán, UBU, Burgos, Spain
Oliver Anspach, PV Crystalox Solar, Erfurt, Germany
Sofía Arancón, WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany
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
Pieter Bauwens, Ghent University, Belgium
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
Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech, France
Pierluigi Bonomo, SUPSI, Canobbio, Switzerland
Rolf Brendel, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Maria João Brites, LNEG, Lisboa, Portugal
Miguel Centeno Brito, University of Lisbon, Portugal
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
Stefano Capaccioli, ETA - Florence Renewable Energies, Italy
Fabian Carigiet, ZHAW, Winterthur, Switzerland
Alison Ciesla, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Gianluca Coletti, TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
James Patrick Connolly, GeePs, Gif sur Yvette, France
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
William Dauksher, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Paola Delli Veneri, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Antoine Descoeudres, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
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
Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Maarten Dörenkämper, TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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, Saint Priest, 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
Giorgio Graditi, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Matthias Grottke, Hammer Real, Munich, Germany
Daniela Guida, ENEL Green Power, Roma, Italy
Peter Hacke, NREL, Golden, USA
Ingo Hagemann, Architekturbüro Hagemann, Aachen, Germany
Christian Hagendorf, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle (Saale), Germany
Claas Helmke, Clake Energy, Erfurt, Germany
M. Angeles Hernandez-Fenollosa, UPV, Valencia, Spain
Bert Herteleer, KU Leuven, Gent, Belgium
Karl Hesse, Wacker Chemie, Burghausen, Germany
Yoshihiro Hishikawa, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Jörg Horzel, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Shujuan Huang, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Kees Hummelen, University of 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
Victor Khorenko, Azur Space, Heilbronn, Germany
Klaus Kiefer, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Richard King, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Jean-Paul Kleider, CNRS/GeePs, Gif sur Yvette, France
Jean-Marie Klein, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Makoto Konagai, Tokyo City University, Setagaya-ku, 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
Pascal Lalanne, HydroClapeyron, Dinard, France
Kari Lappalainen, Tampere University, Finland
Claude Lévy-Clément, CNRS, Thiais, France
Bianca Lim, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany


 

Ching-Fuh Lin, NTU, Taipei, Taiwan
Jay Lin, PV Guider, Taipei, Taiwan
Mónica Lira-Cantú, CIN2, Barcelona, Spain
Killian Lobato, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Gabriel López Rodríguez, University of Huelva, Spain
Juan Lopez-Garcia, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Martha Ch. Lux-Steiner, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Oliver Mayer, Bayern Innovativ, Nürnberg, Germany
Paola Mazzucchelli, EUREC, Brussels, Belgium
Alexander Meeder, Geo-En Energy Technologies, Berlin, Germany
Johannes Meier, Meier Technologies, Berlingen, Switzerland
Tsvetelina Merdzhanova, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Axel Metz, Alzenau, Germany
Marc Meuris, imec, Genk, Belgium
Anne Migan-Dubois, GeePs, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
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
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
H.-J. 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
Ulrich Wilhelm Paetzold, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Wolfram Palitzsch, LuxChemtech, Freiberg, Germany
Matthias Pander, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle (Saale), Germany
David Patrick, Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA
Kai Petter, Hanwha Q CELLS, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany
Davide Polverini, European Commission DG GROWTH, Brussels, Belgium
Ralf Preu, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Christos Protogeropoulos, EEPS, Athens, Greece
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, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Erlangen, Germany
Alessandro Romeo, University of Verona, Italy
Jatin Roy, IIT Kharagpur, India
Venesa Ruiz Ruiz, European Commission JRC, Petten, The Netherlands
Marin Rusu, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Tony Sample, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Rutger Schlatmann, HZB, Berlin, Germany
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, Trespa International, Weert, The Netherlands
Ronald Sinton, Sinton Instruments, Boulder, USA
Volker Sittinger, Fraunhofer IST, Braunschweig, Germany
Artur Skoczek, Solargis, Bratislava, Slovakia
Lenneke H. Slooff - Hoek, ECN part of TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Kai Sporleder, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle, Germany
Joshua S. Stein, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA
Dirk Stellbogen, ZSW, Stuttgart, Germany
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, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA
Gianluca Timò, RSE, Piacenza, Italy
Rasit Turan, METU, Ankara, Turkey
Eva Unger, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Roland M. E. Valckenborg, TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Mike Van Iseghem, EDF R&D, Moret-sur-Loing et Orvanne, France
Eero Vartiainen, Fortum Growth, Finland
Pierre J. Verlinden, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Michael Vetter, IPHT, Jena, Germany
Marta Victoria, Aarhus University, Denmark
Alessandro Virtuani, EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Eszter (Esther) Voroshazi, imec, Leuven, Belgium
Arnaud Walter, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Qi Wang, Jinko Solar, Haining, China
Wilhelm Warta, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Weiliang Wu, Jolywood, Taizhou, China
Akira Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Selcuk Yerci, METU, Ankara, Turkey
David Young, NREL, Golden, USA
Jun Zhao, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 

 

  Awards Coordinators

Student Awards

Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Arno Smets
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Committee Members
Dr. Julio Cárabe
CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink
Band Gap, Bad Feilnbach, Germany

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

Prof. Nicola Pearsall
Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

 

Poster Awards

Coordinator
Dr. Julio Cárabe
CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain

Committee Members
Prof. Dr. Arno Smets
Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink
Band Gap, Bad Feilnbach, Germany

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

Prof. Nicola Pearsall
Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom