Professor, Materials Science and Engineerin. Head of SPECIFIC Programme.
Role in the project : Contact person and coordinator of Swansea Univ activities in VIPERLAB.
PhD in Chemistry and Engineering doctorate in Steel Technology. Currently Professor at Swansea University and heading the PV programme for SPECIFIC looking at the scaling and testing of 3rd generation PV. Trystan has a wide range of experience in developing new technologies for the manufacture of novel photovoltaics including deposition and curing processes and their characterisation using electrochemistry, photochemistry or optoelectronic methods. In particular his research activity entails coating and curing of photoactive materials, lab and sub-module scale manufacture of PV devices. Since its inception in 2011 he has plaid a key role in the growth of the PV activity in SPECIFIC to over 50 people, publishing over 140 papers (h-index of 31) during this period. He has been responsible for the development and commissioning of the extensive scale-up and stability testing infrastructure at Swansea University and leads the UKs only engineering team dedicated to understanding the fundamentals of coating processes for photovoltaics.