38th EU PVSEC, 06 - 10 September 2021

European Becquerel Prize for Outstanding Merits in Photovoltaics

The European Becquerel Prize for Outstanding Merits in Photovoltaics is being awarded on the occasion of the EU PVSEC Conference. This prize was established by the European Commission in 1989 to mark the 150th anniversary of Alexandre-Edmond Becquerel’s discovery of the photovoltaic effect in 1839, which laid the foundation of both, photovoltaics and photography.

For more information please visit www.becquerel-prize.org


2020 08 28 Oxford PV Henry Snaith web

Congratulations to the Becquerel Prize Winner 2020: Henry J. Snaith!

The Becquerel Prize 2020 will be awarded to
Prof. Henry J. Snaith FRS
Professor of Physics,
Group Leader Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Device group,
Department of Physics,
University of Oxford,
United Kingdom


Award Ceremony

The prize was awarded at the opening of the EU PVSEC 2020, on Monday 07 September 2020. Watch it here in the EU PVSEC youtube channel.snippets Becquerel diploma handing over smaller

  • Delivery of the prize by Dr. Piotr Szymanski, European Commission, Director of the JRC Directorate C for Energy, Transport and Climate
  • Chair of Ceremony
    Prof. Joachim Luther, Chairman of the Prize Committee
  • Laudatio
    Prof. Pierre Verlinden, Becquerel Prize Winner 2019, Managing Director, Amrock Pty Ltd, Australia, Consultant, Non-Executive Director to PV companies, Visiting Professor at Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou)
  • Delivery of the prize
  • Becquerel Prize Winner speech
    Prof. Henry J. Snaith FRS, Professor of Physics, Group Leader Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Device group, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

 


 

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