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Biographical entry Green, Martin Andrew (1948 - )

FAA, FTSE, FIEEE, FRS

Born
20 July 1948
Occupation
Electrical engineer

Summary

Martin Green is the Executive Research Director of the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Silicon Photovoltaics and Photonics at the University of New South Wales where he is also an inaugural Australian Federation Fellow and Scientia Professor. Some of his other roles include Research Director of Sydney-based CSG Solar Pty Ltd, Board member of CSG Solar Pty Ltd and its parent CSG Solar AG, and Advisory Board member of many major international photovoltaic conferences and agencies. Green's contributions to photovoltaics are well known internationally and he has received several major awards, only a few of which are listed here. He and his group have carried out fundamental work on identifying the factors limiting silicon solar cell output improving their performance by over 50%. Green is the author of several books and research monographs on photovoltaics and over 300 journal papers in the area of semiconductors, microelectronics and solar cells.

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Director, Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP), University of New South Wales
1970
Career position - Graduate Engineer, AWA Microelectical Laboratory, Sydney
1970
Education - Bachelor of Engineering (BE) completed at the University of Queensland
1971
Education - Master of Engineering Science completed at the University of Queensland
1971 - 1974
Career position - Teaching Assistant and Doctoral Research Student at McMaster University in Canada
1974
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at McMaster University
1974 - 1986
Career position - Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in Electronics at the University of New South Wales
1981
Award - Pawsey Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1982
Award - Edgeworth David Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1982 - 1990
Career position - Associate Director of the Joint Microelectronics Research Centre at the University of New South Wales
1985 - 2009
Career position - Member, International Committee, 18th - 34th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Photovoltaic Specialists Conferences
1986 - 1999
Career position - Personal Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of New South Wales
1988
Award - National Energy Innovation Award received from the Confederation of Australian Industry and the Department of Primary Industries and Energy
1988
Award - Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (FIEEE)
1989
Career position - 1989 General Chairman, 4th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, Sydney
1990
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1990
Award - William R. Cherry Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
1990 - 1999
Career position - Founding Director of Photovoltaics Special Research Centre, University of New South Wales
1991 - 1993
Career position - Head of the Department of Electronics at the University of Sydney
1992
Award - CSIRO External Medal (with Stuart Wenham)
c. 1994 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
c. 1994
Career position - Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award received from the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1995
Award - M.A. Sargent Medal received from the College of Electrical Engineers
1995
Award - J. J. Ebers Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
1995 - 2003
Career position - Director of Research at Pacific Solar Pty Ltd in Sydney
1999 -
Career position - Scientia Professor at the University of New South Wales
1999
Award - Australia Prize in the field of Energy Science and Technology (with Stuart Wenham), Commonwealth of Australia
1999
Award - Medal of Engineering Excellence for Distinguished Achievement in the Service of Humanity (Inaugural award) received from the World Federation of Engineering Organizations
1999
Award - Sir Lionel Hooke Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
2000 - 2002
Career position - Director, then Executive Research Director, at the Special Research Centre for Third Generation Photovoltaics at the University of New South Wales
2001 -
Career position - Australian Government Federation Fellow (inaugural)
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in photovoltaics
2002 -
Career position - Executive Research Director of the Centre of Excellence in Advanced Silicon Photovoltaics and Photonics at the University of New South Wales
2003 -
Career position - Research Director of CSG Solar Pty Ltd in Sydney
2003
Award - Karl Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A.
2010
Award - Eureka Prize for Leadership in Science, Australian Museum
2012
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to science education as an academic and researcher, particularly through the development of photovoltaic solar cell technology, and to professional associations
2012
Award - Australian Collaborative Innovation Award (with Stuart Wenham)
2013
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom (FRS)
2014
Award - James Cook Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales
2016
Award - Ian Wark Medal and Lecture, Australian Academy of Science

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Annette Alafaci