The Chinese company Jinko Solar is currently the world’s largest producer of solar panels, and it manufactures the solar cells with the highest efficiency. Jinko Solar is also a key partner in the INTPART-project SiNorAPV: Sino-Norwegian Alliance in Photovoltaics, coordinated by Prof. Andrej Kuznetsov at the Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology (SMN), UiO. SiNorAPV is now looking for MSc- and PhD-students from UiO, NTNU, NMBU and UiA, who would like to spend a two-week internship this summer at the Jinko Solar factory near Shanghai. Five internships are available in 2018, the call can be found here.
The second annual prize will be awarded on June 12th 2018.
The 9th of March the Research Council of Norway issued the last updated message about the awarded projects in the ENERGIX programme where SMN is participating in 2 out of 4 awarded projects in the category «New concepts – ground-breaking new ideas or methods in energy research».
From the 1st of March this year SMN has had a new leader.
UiO:Energy will fund summer research projects within sustainable energy for students between April and October 2018. All students currently enrolled in a master or relevant professional degree program at the University of Oslo are eligible to apply.
Elina Melteig started working for the Department of Chemistry, SMN and the Hylleraas Centre for Quantum Molecular Sciences the 12th of February.