Conference and Exhibition
27 - 29 October 2020
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Speakers 2017

Prof Tonio Buonassisi

Prof Tonio Buonassisi

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tonio Buonassisi is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He heads the MIT PVLab, a research laboratory with an interdisciplinary focus on photovoltaics and system design. His research interests include solar energy conversion, predictive process simulation, defects, multiscale characterization (synchrotron), photoelectrochemistry, system design and modeling, including technoeconomic analysis. Working in collaboration with over two dozen solar-energy companies, he contributed to the development of various solar-cell technologies in commercial production today, including the initial technology for Calisolar (now Silicor Materials). He co-founded the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems in Boston. The PVLab has a strong focus on education and community-building, and is involved in international research collaborations in Singapore, Mexico, Spain, and Brazil, among others.