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A/Professor Ned Ekins-Daukes

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A/Prof does amazing work to harness solar energy for use in road vehicles - watch his talk here.

Ned’s research aims to fundamentally increase the efficiency of photovoltaic solar cells towards the ultimate efficiency limit for solar power conversion of 87%. From 2008-17, Ned worked in the Physics department at Imperial College London and prior to that at the School of Physics at the University of Sydney. From 2003-06 he was a JSPS research fellow at the Toyota Technological Institute, Japan. Ned holds a PhD and MSc from Imperial College and MSci in Physics & Electronics from the University of St Andrews.

Selected Publications

Journal articles

Sierra Rodriguez A; de Santana T; MacGill I; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Reinders A, 2019, 'A feasibility study of solar PV-powered electric cars using an interdisciplinary modeling approach for the electricity balance, CO2 emissions, and economic aspects: The cases of The Netherlands, Norway, Brazil, and Australia', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications,