Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Deputy Head of the Solar Energy Materials and Systems Group
Dr. Edgardo Saucedo (PhD in Materials Physic at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain in 2007) is the responsible of the Solar Energy Materials and Systems Laboratory at the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), working in the development of emerging inorganic thin film photovoltaic materials and devices. He holds three patents and has authored or co-authored more than 190 papers in recognized international journals. He has more than 200 contributions to the most important Congresses in Physics, Chemistry and Materials, and more than 30 invited talks around the world. He has been involved in more than 15 European and National Projects (Kestcells, Scalenano, Inducis, Pvicokest, KestPV, Larcis, etc.). He is currently the coordinator of the two biggest European projects on kesterite (STARCELL www.starcell.eu; and INFINITE-CELL, www.infinite-cell.eu). He is frequently chairman and invited speakers in the most relevant Conferences in Photovoltaic (E-MRS, MRS, IEEE-PVSC, EUPVSEC,PVSEC, European Kesterite Workshop, etc.). He has supervised nine PhD Thesis and is currently supervising 6 more. He has a h factor of 33 and more than 4000 citations.