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Dr. Sonya Calnan

Electrical Engineer
Institute Competence Centre Photovoltaics Berlin

Tel (030) 8062 - 15675 Fax (030) 8062 - 15677 mail sonya.calnan@helmholtz-berlin.de

Education & Scientific Career

  • 2009 to present: PVcomB/HZB (Topics: Silicon-based thin-film solar cells, zinc oxide, technology transfer, industrial cooperation)
  • 2005 – 2009: PhD, Loughborough University (UK) (Topics: high mobility TCOs, TCO for light trapping, TCO films on polymer substrates, various sputtering configurations)
  • 2003 - 2005: Forschungszentrum Jülich / Institut für Photovoltaik (now Photovoltaik IEF-5) (Topic: Reactive MF sputtered ZnO:Al)
  • 2002 – 2004: MSc Energy Systems, FH Aachen
  • 1995-1999: BSc Electrical Engineering, Makerere University (Uganda)