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Editorial Board for section 'A2: Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

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Laboratory for Physics of Nanomaterials and Energy (LPNE), Research Institute for Materials Science and Engineering, University of Mons (UMONS), 20 Place du Parc, B-7000 Mons, Belgium
Interests: scanning probe microscopy; organic electronics; hybrid solar cells; themoelectricity & piezoelectricity at the nanoscale
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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

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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
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
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

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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

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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, Queens University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
Interests: developing tools and techniques for sustainable development; affordable and clean energy; climate action; sustainable cities and communities
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Dr. Roar R. Søndergaard
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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

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1. LEPABE-Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, Porto, Portugal
2. ALiCE-Associate Laboratory in Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4100 Porto, Portugal
Interests: perovskite solar cells; up-scaling techniques; characterization of photoelectrochemical devices; electrochemical reactors; chromatographic analysis; organic synthesis
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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

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School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
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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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
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

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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
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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Applied Physics Section of the Environmental Science Department, University of Lleida, Jaume II 69, 25001 Lleida, Spain
Interests: solar energy; photovoltaics; hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solar collectors; concentrating photovoltaics; optics for solar energy; building integrated solar energy systems

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School of Energy Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 92, West Dazhi Street, Harbin 150001, China
Interests: solar energy; radiative transfer; heat and mass transfer; solar porous medium reactor; CFD simulation; engineering thermodynamics
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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: hydrogen; microgrids
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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
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University Federico II, via Claudio 21, 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: bipolar transistors; power devices; photovoltaics; microelectronics; semiconductor devices
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SI-UniBas School of Engineering, University of Basilicata, via dell’Ateneo Lucano, 10, 85100 Potenza, Italy
Interests: renewable energy system modeling; PV and PVT power systems; applied energy; plasma physics; CFD and MHD modeling; thermal plasma systems; numerical methods
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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
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. Aldo Di Carlo
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1. Centre for Hybrid and Organic Solar Energy, Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, 00133 Rome, Italy
2. Institute of Structure of Matter (ISM), National Research Council (CNR), 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: organic electronics; organic photovoltaics; dye solar cells; perovskite solar cell; nanotechnology

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School of Science, China University of Geosciences, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: photovoltaic materials and devices; light-emitting diodes; nanomaterials and devices
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Department of Product Design, Mechatronics and Environment, Transilvania University of Brasov, 500068 Brasov, Romania
Interests: solar energy conversion in the built environment; photo-catalytic processes; photo-catalysts; self-cleaning coatings; advanced wastewater treatment; water re-use
Prof. Dr. Abasifreke Ebong
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001, USA
Interests: crystalline solar cells; thin films solar cells; organic solar cells; Low-cost and high-efficiency solar cells; solar cell materials-contacts and interfaces; surface passivation of electron devices; III-V light emitting diodes

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Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Cukrovarnická 10, 16200 Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: nanostructured semiconductors; thin films; nanostructures; solar energy; solar cells; photonics; numerical simulations
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