EDUARDO F. FERNÁNDEZ
Dr. Eduardo F. Fernández received his Ph.D. in the area of concentrator photovoltaics from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2012). He was also awarded the best PhD Thesis award from the Faculty of Physical Sciences. Eduardo has more than 10 years of experience in the field of solar energy and Concentrator Photovoltaics as product developer, research assistant, postdoctoral researcher, and nowadays, as senior researcher. He has been working in several research Institutes, Universities and private companies, such as Guascor/Amonix Inc. (Spain/USA), Fraunhofer ISE CalLab (Germany) and the ESI of the University of Exeter (UK). His research interests cover the development, characterization and modelling of concentrator and conventional photovoltaic devices and systems. He has published over 60 peer-review papers (+90% in Q1, 20 as first author and 28 as corresponding author) with more than 110 co-authors worldwide and also participated in more than 20 projects with funding exceeding 5M€. Eduardo is the co-editor of the book “High Concentrator Photovoltaics: Fundamentals, Engineering and Power Plants”, 2015, for Springer Publishing. Nowadays, he is Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy and Environment (CEAEMA), University of Jaén, Spain.