​KSC Seminar with Prof. Michio Kondo and Dr. Koshiro Kawaguchi

May 01 2018 03:30 PM - May 01 2018 04:30 PM

KSC Seminar: (1) Outlook of next generation PV technologies and R&D activities in FREA and (2) Kaneka Corporation and its Photovoltaic system market activities


Speakers:
(1) Prof. Michio Kondo, Supervisory Innovation Coordinator at the Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
(2) Dr. Koshiro Kawaguchi, Kaneka Corporation


Date & Time: Tuesday May 1st, 2018 at 3.30pm

Venue: Building 3, level 5, room 5220

Light refreshments will be provided.

Biography Prof. Kondo: Professor Michio Kondo is the Supervisory Innovation Coordinator at the Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan. His research is focus on semiconductor physics and semiconductor engineering.
He received his PhD in engineering from Osaka University on 1987 and joined The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo as a Research Associate. On 2001, he joined the Research Initiative for Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) as Deputy Director. From 2015 until now, he holds the position of Supervisory Innovation Coordinator, Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). On 2016, he is also appointed as the Chair of Technical Committee 82 (Solar Photovoltaic Power Systems), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Prof. Kondo received a number of academic awards including the Japan Business Federation Chairman's Prize on 2008, JJAP Fellow Award on 2014 and PVSEC Special Award also in the same year.