Committees

International Organizing Committee

Chairs:

Dr. David Renné, International Solar Energy Society President (USA)
Ken Guthrie, IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme Chair (Australia)
Dr. Steven Griffiths, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (UAE)

Members:

  • Joanna Costello, International Solar Energy Society (Germany)
  • Beatrix Feuerbach, Projects in Solar Energy (Germany)
  • Pamela Murphy, IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (USA)
  • Steve Meyers, International Solar Energy Society Board Member (USA)
  • Dr. Hosni Ghedira, Chair Local Organizing Committee (UAE)
  • Dr. Daniel Mugnier, Chair Technical Program Committee (France)
  • Dr. Manuel Romero, Chair Technical Program Committee (Spain)
  • Prof. Eicke Weber, Chair International Advisory Committee (Germany)

Technical Program Committee

Chairs:

Dr. Daniel Mugnier, TECSOL (France)
Dr. Manuel Romero, IMDEA Energía (Spain)

Theme Chairs:

  • Chair theme 1: M.Sc. Jan Erik Nielsen, Planenergi (Denmark)
  • Chair theme 2: Mrs. Ing. Sabine Putz, SOLID (Austria) 
  • Chair theme 3: Dr. Manuel Romero, IMDEA Energía (Spain) 
  • Chair theme 4: Prof. Rodrigo Palma-Behnke, SERC (Chile) 
  • Chair theme 5: Mr. Geoff Stapleton, GSES (Australia) 
  • Chair theme 6: Dr. Maria Wall, Lund University (Sweden) 
  • Chair theme 7: Dr. Paulette Middleton (USA) 
  • Chair theme 8: Dr. Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech (France) 
  • Chair theme 9: Prof. Bülent Yesilata, Harran University (Turkey) 
  • Chair theme 10: Prof. Hassan A. Arafat, Masdar Institute (UAE) 

Members:

  • Samuel Abreu, Instituto Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Peter Adelmann, Germany
  • Afshin Afshari, Masdar Institute, United Arab Emirates
  • Betsy Agar, Canada
  • Aliakbar Akbarzadeh, RMIT University, Australia
  • Saif Al Mheir, Masdar Institute, United Arab Emirates
  • Ameena Al-Sumaiti, Masdar Institute
  • Mohamed Ibrahim Hassan Ali, UAE
  • Ibraheem Almansouri, Masdar, UAE
  • Hassan Arafat, Masdar Institute, UAE
  • Camilo Arancibia-Bulnes, UNAM, Mexico
  • Elie Azar, Masdar Institute, UAE
  • Fengwu  Bai, IEE-Academy of Sciences, China
  • Dan Bauer, Germany
  • Liliana Beltran, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Nurettin Besli Harran University, Turkey
  • Philippe Blanc MINES ParisTech, France
  • Dwipen Boruah, India
  • Alessio Bosio, University of Parma, Italy
  • Lex Bosselaar, The Netherlands
  • Ruslan Botpaev, Uni Kassel
  • François Boudéhenn, France
  • Christoph Brunner, Austria
  • Husamettin Bulut, Harran University, Turkey
  • Luisa Cabeza, Univ. Lleida, Spain
  • Nicolas Calvet, Masdar UAE
  • Maria Joao Carvalho, LNEG, Portugal
  • Manuel Castro, UNED, Spain
  • Laltu Chandra, IIT Jodhpur, India
  • Manuel Collares Pereira, Univ. Evora, Portugal
  • Marcelo Cortés, Univ. Antofagasta, Chile
  • Yanjun Dai, Jiao Tong University, China
  • Henrik Davidsson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Piero de Bonis, EU Commission, Belgium
  • Pierre Delmas, France
  • Harald Drück, ITW, Germany
  • Jiangtao Du, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
  • Andreas Eckmanns, Switzerland
  • Yehia Eissa, Masdar Instittute, UAE
  • Ricardo Enriquez Miranda, CIEMAT, Spain
  • Michael Epstein Weizmann Institute, Israel
  • Janhua Fan, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  • Roberto Fedrizzi, Italy
  • David Ferrari, Project Lead - Energy Efficiency | Built Environment & Energy
  • Stephan  Fischer,ITW, Germany
  • Daniela Fontani CNR, Italy
  • Francesco Frontini, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland
  • Simon Furbo, DTU, Denmark
  • Simon Gamble, Australia
  • Martin Gastón, CENER, SPAIN
  • Norbert Geuder, CSP Services GmbH, Germany
  • Imen Gherboudj, Masdar Institute, UAE
  • Markus Goelles , Austria
  • José González-Aguilar, IMDEA Energia, Spain
  • Adel Gougam, Masdar UAE
  • Ian Grant, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
  • Christian Gueymard, Solar Consulting Services, USA
  • Ken Guthrie, Australia
  • Caroline Hachem-Vermette, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Jean-Christoph Hadorn, Switzerland
  • Andreas Häberle, Switzerland
  • Andreas Hauer, Germany
  • James Hazelton
  • Tao He, IEA/SHC ExCo China
  • Zinian He, Beijing Solar Energy Research Institute, China
  • Detlev Heinemann, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany
  • Dieter Holm, Soltrain South Africa
  • Mohamed Ibrahim Hassan Ali Masdar UAE
  • Pierre Ineichen, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Uli Jakob, Greenchiller, Germany
  • Qingtai Jiao, China
  • Erik Johansson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Mustapha Jouiad, Masdar, UAE
  • Paul Kaaijk, ADEME, France
  • Jouri Kanters, Lund University
  • Henner Kerskes, Germany
  • Elisabeth Kjellsson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Jan Kleissl, University of California at San Diego (UCSD), USA
  • Christian Kok Nielsen, Denmark
  • Vlad Kostylev, Green Power Labs, Canada
  • Wolfgang Kramer, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany
  • Philippe Lauret, Laboratoire PIMENT/Université Réunion, France
  • Ana Lázaro Unizar, Spain
  • Antonio Lecuona, UC3M, Spain
  • Carmel Lindkvist, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
  • Gabriele Lobaccaro, NTNU, Norway
  • Roberto Lollini, Italy
  • Yoann Louvet, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Salvador Luque,  IMDEA Energia, Spain
  • Thomas Mach, Technische Universität Graz, Austria
  • David Mathieu, Laboratoire PIMENT/Université Réunion, France
  • Yasuhiro Matsumoto, CINVESTAV, Mexico
  • Steven Meyers, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Adriano Moehlecke, PUCRS Brazil
  • Andreu Moià, University Balearic Islands, Spain
  • Graham Morrison, University of New South Wale, Australia
  • Charles Muchunku, Kenya
  • Michael Müller, Steca Elektronik, Germany
  • Daniel Mugnier, Tecsol, France
  • Ammar Nayfeh, Masdar, UAE
  • Les Nelson, IAPMO, USA
  • Jan Erik Nielsen, Planenergi, Denmark
  • Monica Oliphant, Australia
  • Gustaf Olsson, Lund University, Sweden
  • Jeremy Osborne, Australia
  • Philippe Papillon, France
  • Cedric Paulus, CEA – INES, France
  • Bengt Perers, Denmark
  • Manuel Pérez, Universidad de Almeria, Spain
  • Kaj Pischow, Finland
  • Jesús Polo, CIEMAT, Spain
  • David Pozo Vazquez, Universitiy of Jaen, Spain
  • Milan Prodanovic, IMDEA Energía, Spain
  • Giovanni Puglisi, ENEA, Italy
  • Sabine Putz, Austria
  • Lourdes Ramírez, CIEMAT, Spain
  • Atul Raturi, Fiji
  • Jan Remund, Meteotest, Switzerland
  • David Renné, Senior Consultant, Clean Power Research, USA
  • Wilfrido Rivera Gomez-Franco, National University of Mexico, Mexico
  • Roberto Roberto, Chile
  • Manuel Romero IMDEA Energia, Spain
  • Celestino Ruivo Univ. Algarve, Portugal
  • Jose Antonio Ruiz Arias Universitiy of Jaen, Spain
  • Hu Runqing, NDRC, China
  • Wasim Saman, Australia
  • Mohamed Sassi, Masdar, UAE
  • Marion Schroedter-Homscheidt, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
  • Luis Serra, Spain
  • Sulaiman Shaari, Malaysia
  • Manuel Silva, Univ. Sevilla, Spain
  • Ted Soubdhan, University of the Antilles, France
  • Alistair Sproul, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Geoff Stapleton, GSES, Australia
  • Wolfgang Streicher, Austria
  • João Tavares Pinho, Universidade Federal do Pará, Brazil
  • Costas Travasaros, Primelasertech, Greece
  • I-Tsung Tsai, Masdar Institute, United Arab Emirates
  • Klaus Vajen, Univ. Kassel, Germany
  • Loreto Valenzuela, CIEMAT, Spain
  • Xavier Vallvé, TTA, Spain
  • Nieves Vela, CIEMAT, Spain
  • Lucien Wald, Mines ParisTech, France
  • Maria Wall, Lund University, Sweden
  • Petter Wallentén, Lund University, Sweden
  • Wilfred Walsh, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, Singapore
  • Ruzhu Wang, China
  • Werner Weiss, Austria
  • Stephen White, CSIRO, Australia
  • Stefan Wilbert, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
  • Alex Zahnd, RIDS, Nepal
  • Luis F. Zarzalejo, CIEMAT, Spain
  • TieJun Zhang, Masdar, UAE

Local Organising Committee

Chairs:

Dr. Hosni Ghedira, Masdar Institute (Chair)

Dr. Nicolas Fichaux, IRENA (Co-Chair)
Ms. Muniba Abdul Aziz, Masdar Institute

Members:

  • Mr. Zaid Kokh, Masdar Institute
  • Dr. Nicolas Calvet, Masdar Institute
  • Dr. Mustapha Jouiad, Masdar Institute
  • Dr. Ali Rashed Al Alili, Petroleum Institute
  • Dr. Yehia Eissa, Masdar Institute
  • Mr. Arttu Tuomiranta, Masdar Institute

International Advisory Committee

Chair:

Prof. Eicke Weber

Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Important Dates

Due date TCA forms: August 15, 2017
Author registration deadline: August 15, 2017
Early bird deadline: August 31, 2017
Late registration fee: after October 27

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The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) "Solar World Congress" www.swc2017.org

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