Professor Henry Snaith elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Credit: University of Oxford

We are pleased to announce that Professor Henry Snaith, of the Clarendon Laboratory at Oxford University and Energy and Environmental Science Advisory Board member, has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society. Fellows of the Royal Society are elected for life through a peer review process on the basis of excellence in science and we would like to congratulate Henry on this achievement.

As head of the Photovolatic and Optoelectronic Device Group, Henry leads an interdisciplinary research team which focusses on optoelectronic materials synthesis, device development and characterisation with the primary focus of developing low cost photovoltaic concepts. Henry has pioneered the development of hybrid materials for energy and photovoltaics and the recent discovery of highly efficient perovskite solar cells has received much attention by the academic community and by industry as a low-cost alternative to silicon photovoltaics.

Read a selection of Henry’s papers – free to access until 15th June 2015:

Low-temperature processed meso-superstructured to thin-film perovskite solar cells, James M. Ball, Michael M. Lee, Andrew Hey and Henry J. Snaith, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013,6, 1739-1743, DOI: 10.1039/C3EE40810H

Formamidinium lead trihalide: a broadly tunable perovskite for efficient planar heterojunction solar cells, Giles E. Eperon, Samuel D. Stranks, Christopher Menelaou, Michael B. Johnston, Laura M. Herz and Henry J. Snaith, Energy Environ. Sci., 2014,7, 982-988, DOI: 10.1039/C3EE43822H

Sub-150 °C processed meso-superstructured perovskite solar cells with enhanced efficiency, Konrad Wojciechowski, Michael Saliba, Tomas Leijtens, Antonio Abate and Henry J. Snaith, Energy Environ. Sci., 2014,7, 1142-1147, DOI: 10.1039/C3EE43707H

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