Dr. Radovan Kopecek obtained the Dipl. Phys. degree at the University of Stuttgart in 1998. In 2002 he completed his Ph.D. dissertation in the field of c-Si thin film silicon solar cells in Prof. Ernst Bucher´s group at the University of Konstanz.
One of the founders of ISC Konstanz, Dr. Kopecek is since 2007 the leader of the advanced solar cells department dealing with several European, national research projects and technology transfers in the field of silicon feedstock and solar cells, focusing on high efficiency n-type devices. Dr. Kopecek is organizing workshops and giving talks on conferences and for energy ministries on solar cell and module technologies with the focus on bifacial technology in which he has written a book about technology applications and economics. In addition Dr. Kopecek is the initiator of setting up a new Technology center in Chile dealing with desert modules and systems- AtaMoS-TeC.
Since 2016 he is in the board of directors at EUREC- European association for research centers involved in renewable R&D.