Head of Research and Innovation
Role in the project : BI Contact person for Viperlab
With over 15 years of R&D experience in the silicon PV field, Monica joined the Becquerel Institute in 2020, where she is head of Research and Innovation. She is involved in several R&D projects, including WP leader in SERENDI-PV, and contributions to the PV IMPACT and VIPERLAB projects. She is also responsible for drafting new research proposals at both EU and national level and organising international events. Several years of experience working as a researcher on the metallization of silicon solar cells at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems in Germany, were followed by over 10 years as a specialist on integration and characterization of different silicon PV cell technologies (including IBC, n-PERTs and bifacial devices) at imec in Belgium. Her background is in mechanical engineering with a PhD in microsystems engineering.