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Status of 10.02.2021

pic robert kenny rgb 72dpiEU PVSEC Technical Programme Chair

Dr. 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. Phoebe Pearce

Dr. Phoebe Pearce

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. Dennis Bredemeier

Dr. 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

TNO Energy Transition, 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 and Devices, Multijunctions/Tandems

3.1 Perovskites

Dr. Wolfgang Tress

Dr. Wolfgang Tress

Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Dr. Sjoerd Veenstra

Dr. Sjoerd Veenstra

TNO Energy Transition, 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. Stefan Paetel

Dr. Stefan Paetel

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 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 – 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. Ana Maria Gracia Amillo

Dr. 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

Enery, Austria

Prof. João M Almeida Serra

Prof. João M Almeida Serra

FCUL- University of Lisbon/IDL, Portugal

5.4 Concentrators, PV for Space Applications, and TPV

Prof. Ignacio Antón Hernández

Prof. Ignacio Antón Hernández

UPM, Spain

Dr. Stephen Taylor

Dr. Stephen Taylor

European Space Agency, The Netherlands



6 PV Applications, Integration and Storage

6.1 PV on/in Buildings

Dr. Francesco Frontini

Dr. Francesco Frontini

SUPSI, Switzerland

Dr. Alessandra Scognamiglio

Dr. Alessandra Scognamiglio

ENEA, Italy

6.2 PV in Infrastructure, on Water and on Vehicles; PV and Agriculture

Prof. Dr. Rutger Schlatmann

Prof. Dr. Rutger Schlatmann

HZB, Germany

Dr. Eszter (Esther) Voroshazi

Dr. Eszter (Esther) Voroshazi

CEA-INES, France

6.3 Power Electronics and Electrical Grid Integration

Dr. Giovanna Adinolfi

Dr. Giovanna Adinolfi

ENEA, Italy

Prof. Urs Muntwyler

Prof. Urs Muntwyler

BFH, Switzerland

6.4 Storage

Dr. Francesco Dolci

Dr. Francesco Dolci

European Commission JRC, The Netherlands

Dr. Kai-Philipp Kairies

Dr. Kai-Philipp Kairies

ACCURE Battery Intelligence, Germany

6.5 Energy System Integration

Prof. Franz P. Baumgartner

Prof. Franz P. Baumgartner

ZHAW, Switzerland

Ms. Ingrid Weiss

Ms. Ingrid Weiss

WIP Renewable Energies, Germany

Mr. Rui Pestana

Mr. Rui Pestana

R&D Nester, Portugal



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 Reviewer

Prof. Dr. Steve Albrecht, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Pierre-Jean Alet, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Mr. Pablo Alonso, BWP Baumanagement, Munich, Germany
Dr. Cristina Alonso-Tristán, UBU, Burgos, Spain
Dr. Oliver Anspach, PV Crystalox Solar, Erfurt, Germany
Ms. Sofía Arancón, WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany
Mr. Gregory (Greg) Arrowsmith, EUREC, Brussels, Belgium
Dr. André Augusto, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Ms. Nekane Azkona, UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
Mr. Kris Baert, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Dr. Grazia Barchi, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy
Dr. Nicolas Barreau, University of Nantes, France
Dr. Derk L. Bätzner, Meyer Burger Research, Hauterive, Switzerland
Dr. Pieter Bauwens, Ghent University, Belgium
Dr. Guy Beaucarne, Dow Silicones, Seneffe, Belgium
Dr. Martin P. Bellmann, SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway
Dr. Malek Benmansour, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Dr. Veronica Bermudez Benito, QEERI, Doha, Qatar
Mr. Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech, Paris, France
Dr. Mathieu Boccard, EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Dr. Pierluigi Bonomo, SUPSI, Canobbio, Switzerland
Dr. Nick Bosco, NREL, Golden, USA
Prof. Dr. Rolf Brendel, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Ms. Maria João Brites, LNEG, Lisbon, Portugal
Prof. Dr. Miguel Centeno Brito, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Mr. Roland Bründlinger, AIT, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Timothy Bruton, Progress in Photovoltaics, Woking, United Kingdom
Dr. Roberta Campesato, CESI, Milan, Italy
Dr. Christian Camus, LayTec, Berlin, Germany
Ms. Silvia Caneva, WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany
Mr. Stefano Capaccioli, ETA - Florence Renewable Energies, Italy
Mr. Fabian Carigiet, ZHAW, Winterthur, Switzerland
Dr. Alison Ciesla, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Dr. Gianluca Coletti, TNO, Petten, The Netherlands
Dr. James Patrick Connolly, GeePs, Gif sur Yvette, France
Mr. Stéphane Cros, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Mr. Jesus S. da Costa Fernandes, University of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany
Dr. Thomas Dalibor, Avancis, Torgau, Germany
Dr. Adrien Danel, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Mr. William Dauksher, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Dr. Paola Delli Veneri, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Dr. Antoine Descoeudres, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Mr. Bernhard Dimmler, NICE Solar Energy, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Mr. Jose Donoso Alonso, UNEF, Madrid, Spain
Prof. Dr. Doriana Dimova-Malinovska, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Dr. Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Mr. Maarten Dörenkämper, TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Dr. Sébastien Dubois, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Dr. Thorsten Dullweber, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Dr. Gabriele C. Eder, OFI, Vienna, Austria
Dr. Venizelos Efthymiou, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Mr. Roland Einhaus, Apollon Solar, Saint Priest, France
Dr. Nicholas Ekins-Daukes, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Dr. Marco Ernst, ANU, Canberra, Australia
Dr. Peter Fath, RCT-Solutions, Konstanz, Germany
Mr. Wilfried Favre, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Dr. Christopher Fell, CSIRO Energy Technology, Mayfield West, Australia
Dr. Wiep Folkerts, TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ms. Gabi Friesen, SUPSI, Canobbio, Switzerland
Prof. Vasilis Fthenakis, Columbia University, New York, USA
Mr. Bruno Gaiddon, HESPUL, Lyon, France
Dr. Stefan Gall, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Mr. William J. Gambogi, DuPont, Wilmington, USA
Dr. Ivan Gordon, imec, Leuven, Belgium
Mr. Jonathan Govaerts, imec, Genk, Belgium
Dr. Giorgio Graditi, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Mr. Matthias Grottke, WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany
Ms. Daniela Guida, ENEL Green Power, Roma, Italy
Dr. Peter Hacke, NREL, Golden, USA
Dr. Ingo Hagemann, Architekturbüro Hagemann, Aachen, Germany
Dr. Christian Hagendorf, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle (Saale), Germany
Dr. Claas Helmke, Clake Energy, Erfurt, Germany
Dr. M. Angeles Hernandez-Fenollosa, UPV, Valencia, Spain
Dr. Bert Herteleer, KU Leuven, Gent, Belgium
Dr. Karl Hesse, Wacker Chemie, Burghausen, Germany
Dr. Yoshihiro Hishikawa, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Dr. Jörg Horzel, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Shujuan Huang, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Prof. Dr. Kees Hummelen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Prof. Stuart J. C. Irvine, Swansea University, St. Asaph, United Kingdom
Dr. Shogo Ishizuka, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Ms. Ulrike Jahn, TÜV Rheinland Energy, Cologne, Germany
Dr. Joachim John, imec, Leuven, Belgium
Mr. Beat Kaempfen, Kämpfen Zinke + Partner, Zurich, Switzerland
Ms. Izumi Kaizuka, RTS Corporation, Chuo-ku, Japan
Dr. Victor Khorenko, Azur Space, Heilbronn, Germany
Mr. Klaus Kiefer, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Prof. Richard King, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Mr. Jean-Paul Kleider, CNRS/GeePs, Gif sur Yvette, France
Mr. Jean-Marie Klein, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Dr. Dirk König, UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
Prof. Dr. Igor Konovalov, University of Applied Sciences Jena, Germany
Dr. Philipp Kratzert, SOLARWATT, Dresden, Germany
Dr. Ana Rosa Lagunas, CENER, Sarriguren-Navarra, Spain
 

Mr. Pascal Lalanne, HydroClapeyron, Dinard, France
Dr. Kari Lappalainen, Tampere University, Finland
Prof. Claude Lévy-Clément, CNRS, Thiais, France
Dr. Bianca Lim, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Prof. Dr. Ching-Fuh Lin, NTU, Taipei, Taiwan
Dr. Jay Lin, PV Guider, Taipei, Taiwan
Dr. Daniel Lincot, CNRS, Palaiseau, France
Dr. Mónica Lira-Cantú, CIN2, Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Juan Lopez-Garcia, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Dr. Atse Louwen, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy
Prof. Dr. Martha Ch. Lux-Steiner, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Dr. Oliver Mayer, Bayern Innovativ, Nürnberg, Germany
Dr. Alexander Meeder, Geo-En Energy Technologies, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Johannes Meier, Meier Technologies, Berlingen, Switzerland
Dr. Axel Metz, Alzenau, Germany
Dr. Marc Meuris, Uhasselt, Diepenbeek, Belgium
Prof. Anne Migan-Dubois, GeePs, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Mr. Max Mittag, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Christos Monokroussos, TÜV Rheinland, Shanghai, China
Mr. Jens Moschner, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
Dr. David Moser, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy
Dr. Delfina Muñoz, CEA, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France
Prof. Dr. Miguel-Ángel Muñoz-García, UPM, Madrid, Spain
Dr. Ronald C.G. Naber, Vaassen, The Netherlands
Dr. Henning Nagel, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Ms. Ana Catarina Neves Foles, University of Évora, Portugal
Prof. Dr. Kensuke Nishioka, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Dr. H.-J. Nonnenmacher, Meyer Burger, Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Nussbaumer, ZHAW, Winterthur, Switzerland
Mr. Christer Nyman, Soleco, Porvoo, Finland
Prof. Yoshio Ohshita, Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan
Prof. Yoshitaka Okada, University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Dr. Sener Oktik, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Gernot Oreski, PCCL, Leoben, Austria
Dr. Alona Otaegi, UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
Dr. Ulrich Wilhelm Paetzold, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Dr. Wolfram Palitzsch, LuxChemtech, Freiberg, Germany
Mr. Matthias Pander, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle (Saale), Germany
Dr. Kai Petter, Hanwha Q CELLS, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany
Dr. Davide Polverini, European Commission DG GROWTH, Brussels, Belgium
Dr. Ralf Preu, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Christos Protogeropoulos, EEPS, Athens, Greece
Dr. Inigo Ramiro, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal
Mr. Tjerk Reijenga, BEAR-iD, Gouda, The Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Angèle Reinders, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Mr. Jan Remund, Meteotest, Bern, Switzerland
Dr. Jochen Rentsch, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Mr. Mauricio Richter, 3E, Brussels, Belgium
Dr. Francesco Roca, ENEA, Portici, Italy
Ms. Sandy Rodrigues, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Dr. Eduardo Román Medina, Tecnalia, Derio, Spain
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Romeo, University of Verona, Italy
Prof. Jatin Roy, IIT Kharagpur, India
Mr. Jose Antonio Ruiz-Arias, University of Malaga, Spain
Dr. Marin Rusu, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Tony Sample, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Prof. Dr. Jan Schmidt, ISFH, Emmerthal, Germany
Prof. Dr. Ruud E. I. Schropp, Utrecht University, Driebergen, The Netherlands
Dr. Martin C. Schubert, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Eva Schüpbach, BUAS, Bern, Switzerland
Dr. Manajit Sengupta, NREL, Golden, USA
Mr. Luca Serenelli, ENEA, S. Maria di Galeria - Rome, Italy
Mr. Kostas Sinapis, Trespa International, Weert, The Netherlands
Dr. Ronald Sinton, Sinton Instruments, Boulder, USA
Dr. Volker Sittinger, Fraunhofer IST, Braunschweig, Germany
Dr. Lenneke H. Slooff-Hoek, TNO Energy Transition, Petten, The Netherlands
Mr. Kai Sporleder, Fraunhofer CSP, Halle, Germany
Dr. Joshua S. Stein, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA
Mr. Dirk Stellbogen, ZSW, Stuttgart, Germany
Dr. Lutz Tautenhahn, Avancis, Torgau, Germany
Prof. Dr. João Tavares Pinho, UFPA, Belém, Brazil
Dr. Takeshi Tayagaki, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan
Dr. Nigel Taylor, European Commission JRC, Ispra, Italy
Dr. Barbara Terheiden, University of Konstanz, Germany
Dr. Mirjam Theelen, TNO/Solliance, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Dr. Marios Theristis, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA
Dr. Gianluca Timò, RSE, Piacenza, Italy
Prof. Dr. Rasit Turan, METU, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. Eva Unger, HZB, Berlin, Germany
Dr. Roland M. E. Valckenborg, TNO, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Dr. Eero Vartiainen, Fortum Growth, Finland
Dr. Pierre J. Verlinden, Amrock, Surfers Paradise, Australia
Dr. Michael Vetter, IPHT, Jena, Germany
Dr. Marta Victoria, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Dr. Alessandro Virtuani, EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Mr. Arnaud Walter, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Dr. Qi Wang, Jinko Solar, Haining, China
Dr. Wilhelm Warta, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Weiliang Wu, Tongwei Solar, Chengdu, China
Prof. Akira Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Dr. Guangtao Yang, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Selcuk Yerci, METU, Ankara, Turkey
Dr. David Young, NREL, Golden, USA
Mr. Jun Zhao, CSEM, Neuchâtel, Switzerland