Becquerel Prize Winner- Marko Topič
Professor Marko Topič
receives the award for his outstanding contributions to the field of
Photovoltaics. Those include his academic and experimental work with
numerous optical and electrical software as well as measurement systems
used by many labs and industries. His enormous engagement towards
creating a strong PV community, in Europe and worldwide, as well as his
work as chairman of the European Technology and Innovation Platform for
Photovoltaics (ETIP-PV) are also recognized. Throughout his career,
Prof. Topic has been continuously pushing to stimulate knowledge and
people exchanges, supporting the presence of an EU industrial PV-sector,
as well as preparing many scientists and engineers now active both in
academia and PV industry.
Prof. Marko Topič, an electrical engineer by education, has been
directing since 2006 the Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics
of the University of Ljubljana, where he also chairs the full
Department of Electronics. He is also an affiliate professor with
Colorado State University. Since 2014 he has been chairman of the
European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics . He
chaired or co-chaired multiple international PV conferences, and
operates in several advisory council or board of research institutions.
The official prize ceremony will take place on the occasion of the 8th
World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion which will take place
from 26 – 30 September 2022 in Milan.
On behalf of the Becquerel Prize Committee, we cordially congratulate
Professor Marko Topič for this well-deserved recognition.
Christophe Ballif, Chair Becquerel Committee.
The PV wave is more present than ever
organisers of WCPEC-8, we are overwhelmed by the positive spirit and
enthusiasm that our participants are showing towards the event in Milan.
97% of the versatile and extensive conference programme is already
fixed, many companies and institutions support WCPEC-8 by promoting or
sponsoring the event, and the exhibition area is almost fully booked,
all well over a month before the event.
We see the new PV wave is more present than ever and want to thank our
participants, partners and the global PV community for their support and
commitment to taking the next steps towards an annual and healthy 1TW
If you, too, want to be part of the wave towards a successful global PV deployment, join WCPEC-8 in Milan in September.
Whom to meet
you curious about who will be attending WCPEC-8? The global nature of
this event is reflected in both the participants and the companies and
institutions represented at the event. Get an overview of whom to meet
PV Jobs fair
wants to help bring qualified PV professionals together with the right
companies and jobs.Therefore, there will be an event on this topic on 29
September 2022 in Milan, Italy.
The Jobs Fair
will consist of an open forum where employers, students and young
professionals meet, discuss about potential hiring opportunities, and
think about career options. In parallel, there is a LinkedIn forum
where you can post your job openings online, where job seekers will have access to review the positions and apply.
This event thrives on the active participation of job seekers and job
providers. Join us and be a part of it! Fill out the survey and join the
WCPEC-8 PV Jobs Fair in Milan.
Refresh your knowledge with the PV Academy
you want to refresh your knowledge on specific PV Topics? The PV
Academy is a new educational format which summaries and contextualizes
the latest developments in PV research. It is the perfect preparation to
learn about other disciplines and to sharpen one's know-how before the
conference week with its profound topics.
The PV Academy will take place on Sunday, 25 September 2022 in the Leonardo Da Vinci Museum.
This place is one of the must-sees in the beautiful city of Milan and
you can combine your visit with attending the first ever PV Academy.
Join our speakers for four exciting and educational sessions covering the topics:
- Silicon Solar cells: Past and Future
- PV and Architecture
- Tandem Solar Cells
- PV Systems and Storage Solutions
You can join for the full day or only pick your preferred session. Take a look at the programme
and secure your ticket
Parallel Events Updates
In additional to the versatile and impressive conference programme, WCPEC-8 offers a great variety of Parallel Events
covering the most diverse topics in photovoltaic research and technology.
We update the information on all events on a regular basis, so you will
find new details and descriptions on the WPCEC-8 website.
Take a look and save your top picks to your personal schedule!
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One way to promote your brand and support the WCPEC-8 is to sponsor one of the many events taking place during the week.
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