Dr. Gavin Conibeer

Dr. Gavin Conibeer

Dr. Gavin Conibeer, Science Advisory Board

Dr. Conibeer is an internationally-known professor at the School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

He has been a funded participant in the Stanford University GCEP program and has been a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo. He leads projects funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and the Australian Research Council of over $6M. He has been a partner in the European Union‑funded LIMA and SOLAMON projects.

His research interests encompass third generation and advanced photovoltaic concepts, including silicon quantum dot-based tandem solar cells; hot carrier solar cells; up-conversion and photoelectrochemical cells.

Dr. Conibeer earned a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering at Queen Mary College, London University. He received an M.S. in Polymer Science and Processing Technology at the London School of Polymer Technology, and a PhD at the University of Southampton.

He has edited two books and authored eight book chapters, 129 journal papers, and 167 conference papers (inc. 41 refereed). He has received two patents.