Prof Andrew Blakers
Australian National University
Andrew Blakers is Professor of Engineering at the Australian National University. He has held a Humboldt Fellowship, and the Queen Elizabeth II and Senior Research Fellowships of the Australian Research Council. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, the Australian Institute of Physics and the Australian Institute of Energy, and is a Life Member of the International Solar Energy Society and the Australian Conservation Foundation. He has published more than 400 papers and patents. He was lead inventor of PERC silicon solar cell technology and Sliver solar cell technology. He has extensive project management experience, and has procured more than $100 million in externally-sourced research-related funding.