Program Development Manager, ECN Solar Energy, the Netherlands
Prof. dr. Wim Sinke is Program Development Manager in the Solar Energy unit of the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and part-time professor at Utrecht University on “Science and Applications of Sustainable Energy Systems.” He is an active member of the European Photovoltaic Technology Platform; from 2005 to 2009 as leader of the Working Group on Science, Technology & Applications, and from 2009 on as general chairman. Wim Sinke has 30 years’ experience in photovoltaics. In 1999, he received the Royal Dutch/Shell Prize for Sustainability and Energy for his work in the field of photovoltaic solar energy. He has also authored and co-authored over 200 papers in the fields of solar cells, applications of photovoltaics, and semiconductor processing, published in: Proceedings of EC, IEEE and Asia-Pacific PV Conferences, Journal of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, Solar Cells and Solar Energy Materials, Progress in Photovoltaics, etc.