Research

Innovation! From the atomic to the large scale, we work with new ideas and methods. The School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering is world renowned for developing new ideas and making them happen in the laboratory and in industry. We attract the highest quality students and research staff from all over the world.

The school’s photovoltaic research is divided into three interlinked strands involving first, second and third generation photovoltaics and our researchers have held the world record in high efficiency silicon solar cells for well over two decades.