3rd Generation PV in the Developing World Conference

11th-13th May 2020

Durham University

The NECEM sponsored 3rd Generation PV in the Developing World Conference will take place 11th-13th May 2020 at Durham University.


We welcome you to join in this conference in which leading researchers from around the world will discuss their work on 3rd Generation PV devices and use of PV systems in the developing world.  This multidisciplinary conference aims to spark conversations and collaborations to realise the potential of new PV technologies.  Contributions are invited in the following areas:

  • 3rd Generation PV materials and devices
  • PV manufacture
  • Degradation and lifetime of 3rd Gen PV devices
  • PV systems
  • Socio-economic aspects of PV


  • Prof Serdar Sariciftci (Johannes Kepler University)
  • Prof Rezwan Khan (United International University)

Invited speakers

  • Jenny Baker (Swansea University)
  • Neil Beattie (Northumbria University)
  • Jamie Cross (Edinburgh University)
  • Andrew Crossland (Infratec)
  • Ed Crossland (Oxford PV)
  • Matthew Davies (Swansea University)
  • Pablo Docampo (Newcastle University)
  • Libby Gibson (Newcastle University)
  • Douglas Halliday (Durham University)
  • Dinesh Kabra (IIT Bombay)
  • David Lidzey (Sheffield University)
  • Deepa Melepurath (IIT Hyderabad)
  • K.T. Ramakrishna Reddy (Sri Venkateswara University)
  • Neil Robertson (Edinburgh University)
  • Anne Wacera Wambugu (Strathmore University)

The scientific program will be spread over three days (11th-13th May 2020). Contributions for talks and poster presentations are welcome.

For enquiries please contact Dr. Chris Groves at Durham University

We look forward to welcoming you to Durham.