Researcher

Associate Professor Anita Wing Yi Ho-Baillie

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Dr. Anita Ho-Baillie is an Associate Professor at the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering. She is also the Program Manager for the Perovskite Solar Cell Research at the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics.

For PhD and post-doctoral research opportunities, please contact myself.

Her Research Interests and Expertise

PV device (design, fabrication, characterisation, modelling) for
- high performance Si solar cells
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Dr. Anita Ho-Baillie is an Associate Professor at the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering. She is also the Program Manager for the Perovskite Solar Cell Research at the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics.

For PhD and post-doctoral research opportunities, please contact myself.

Her Research Interests and Expertise

PV device (design, fabrication, characterisation, modelling) for
- high performance Si solar cells
- Si cells for tandem such as III-V/Si and perovskite/Si
- perovskite solar cells (solution process, vapour assisted deposition, dual source evaporation, spray assisted deposition) and lead free perovskites.

PV costing and cost of ownership

PV system sizing, interconnection modelling

Energy management

Project management

Solar ferries.
 

 

Invited Speaker in 2018

2019 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting APR 22 –26, 2019, PHOENIX, ARIZONA Symposium ES16, “Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics”

International Conference on Perovskite and Organic Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Conference (IPEROP19) JAN 27 –29, 2019, KYOTO, JAPAN

2018 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting NOV 25 –30, 2018, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Symposium ET04, “Perovskite Solar Cells—Challenges and Opportunities”

4th International Conference on Perovskite Solar Cells and Optoelectronics (PSCO-18) SEP 30 – OCT 2 2018, LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND

International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2018) JAN 29 – FEB 2 2018, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG, NSW, AUSTRALIA

Employment

UNSW 2010-present

Solar Sailor Holdings Ltd 2009-2010

UNSW 2002-2009 (Deputy Director, Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Photovoltaics 2006-2008);

Education

PhD Electrical Engineering, UNSW 2005

BE Electrical Engineering, UNSW 2001 (Honours Class 1, Overall Rank: 2nd)

Higher School Certificate, NSW 1994, TER: 99.35

Other Training

Diploma of Project Management (AQF 5), Australian College of Project Management

Awards

Finalist, The Judy Raper Award for Leadership, UNSW Faculty of Engineering 2017

Lane Cove Citizenship Award in Leadership, Lane Cove Council 2016

Australian Postgraduate Award, Australian Government 2001-2004

Supplementary Engineering Award, UNSW 2001-2004

UNSW Co-op Scholarship, UNSW 1996-2000

Grants

CI, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) 2017/RND 008 “Next Generation Silicon Sub-cells for High Efficiency III-V/Si Multi-junction Solar Cells”.  2017-2021

CI, ARENA 2017/RND 012 “Manufacturing of Printed Perovskite Solar Cells”.  2017-2021

Lead Chief Investigator (CI), ARC Linkage Project LP160101322 “Hermetic Encapsulated Perovskite Solar Cells for Energy Harvesting Glazings” project.  2016-2019 

Lead CI,  ARC Discovery Project DP160102955 “Stable Non-toxic Organic-inorganic Halide Perovskite Solar Cells” project. 2016-2018

CI and Project Manager, ARENA 2014/RND 075 “High-Efficiency Silicon/Perovskite Tandem Cells and Modules: Demonstration and Commercial Evaluation”.  2015-2019

Project Manager and CI, ARENA 1-UFA002 “Multi-junction c-Si Solar Cells Based on Virtual Ge Substrates” 2012-2017

Principal Investigator, SunShot Foundational Program to Advance Cell Efficiency Round 2 (F-PACE II) "Thin Silicon Solar Cells: A Path to 35% Shockley-Queisser Limits" 2013-2016

CI,  Australian Solar Institute 2-A002 "40% Efficient Photovoltaic ‘Power Cube’ Power Tower Receiver" 2011-2016

CI, ARC Photovoltaic Centre of Excellence 2008-2010

Program Manager, ARENA "Perovskite Solar Cell Research at ACAP". Nodes: UNSW, ANU, UQ, CSIRO, Monash and Melbourne Universities. 2016-2021

CI, UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS) “Dual chamber evaporator for commercial Si wafter solar cells and emerging earth-abundant thin film solar cells”. 2017

CI, UNSW Major Research Equipment & Infrastructure Initiative (MREII) “A high resolution Raman micro-spectrometer for materials characterisation and imaging”. 2016

CI, UNSW MREII “SULA Technologies Deep Level Transient Spectroscopy (DLTS) unit”. 2009

Lead CI, UNSW MREII "Multifunction wafer and device characterization tool (SEMILAB WT-2000)" 2008

CI, ARENA US-Australia Institute for Advanced Photovoltaics (USAIAPV) Strategic Research Initiative 1-SRI001 “Development of GaAsBi Based 1.0-1.2 ev Sub-cells for Multi-junction Solar Cells on Silicon Substrates” 2017

CI, ARENA USAIAPV Strategic Research Initiative 1-SRI001  “Cost Evaluation of Emerging PV Technologies” 2016-2017

Patents

A. Ho-Baillie, S. Huang, C. F. J. Lau, M. Zhang, Self-assembled surface passivation via lead displacement for perovskite solar cells. Provisional Application 2018901203 

A. Ho-Baillie, L. Shi, T. Young, M. Keevers, X. J. Hao, M. A. Green, Encapsulation and Sealing Method for Perovskite Solar Cells. Provisional Application 2017902609 

X.J. Hao, A.W.Y Ho-Baillie, M.A. Green, Z. Liu, A Method for Forming a Germanium Substrate using a Laser, WO/2016/033641, US 2017/0244005 A1, Taiwanese Patent Application No. 104129315

A. Lennon, S.R. Wenham, A.W.Y Ho-Baillie, Method of Patterned Etching of Selected Material, WO 2009094711 A1; US 8273659 B2; EP 2245655 A4

A. Lennon, R.Y. Utama, S.R. Wenham, A.W.Y. Ho-Baillie, Method of Forming Openings in Selected Material, US8398877 B2

 

Thesis and project supervisions

27 PhD (18 completions)

5 Masters by Research (5 completions)

>15 Undergraduate

1 photovoltaic installation in Nepal 2004

Courses coordinated

Wind Energy Converters 2005-2006

Solar Architecture 2006

 

Media

  1. Graham Phillips (2018), "Paint - If The Walls Could Talk", Tripe M Podcast on 17 Apr 2018.
  2. Jason Foster (2017), "Solar paint: How to generate energy from any object under the sun", pg. 120-123, The State of Innovation Report 2017 – The Relentless Desire to Advance, Clarivate Analytics 2017.
  3. Bernard Lane (2017), “Window of opportunity for solar power” The Australian, 04 Oct 2017.
  4. Cameron Jewell (2017), “The holy grail of glazing: high-insulating, energy-generating glass on the way”, http://www.thefifthestate.com.au/energy-lead/business-energy-lead/the-holy-grail-of-glazing-high-insulating-energy-generating-glass-on-the-way/92314, 7 June 2017
  5. UNSW MEDIA (2017), “UNSW leads the state in industry linkage grants”, UNSW Media Office 31 May 2017.
  6. Nick Whigham (2017), “This crystallised material holds the promise of revolutionary liquid solar cells”, http://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/inventions/this-crystallised-material-holds-the-promise-of-revolutionary-liquid-solar-cells/news-story/db5e34d1fc8b201ea557f85fd9376b28, 23 March 2017.
  7. Andy Extance (2017), “Commercial dawn approaches for perovskite solar cells”, pg. 25-28, Photonics West Show Daily, 31 Jan 2017
  8. Wilson Da Silva (2016), “Trendy solar cells hit new world efficiency record”, UNSW Media Office 02 Dec 2016.
  9. Myles Gough (2013), “Solar Partnership with Top US Universities Aims for 29% Efficient Cells”, UNSW Media Office 25 October 2013.
  10. Peter Trute (2009), “New Solar Power World Record”, Media Release, UNSW 25 Aug 200
  11. Heidi Couch and Alex Morales (2009), “Solar-Powered Ferries to Sail Hong Kong Harbour”, Solar Sailor Media Release & Bloomberg 30 July 2009.
  12. Peter Trute (2008), “Magic solar milestone reached”, Media Release, UNSW 4 Nov 2008.
  13. Rory McGuire, Branko Celler, David Hogg & Anita Ho (1999), “Aust Industry Snuggles up to Best Electrical and Telecoms Engineers”, Media Release, UNSW 27 Aug 1999.
  14. Rory McGuire, Branko Celler, David Hogg & Anita Ho (1999), “Project Finished Early”, Ascent Technology Magazine No.34 Sep 1999.

 

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Location

Rm 130, Tyree Energy Technologies Building, University of New South Wales Australia

Contact

+61 2 9385-4257

Publications

by Associate Professor Anita Wing Yi Ho-Baillie