DEL CAÑIZO Carlos
Director of IES-UPM, profesor titular at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid Instituto de Energía Solar ETSI Telecomunicacion
Carlos del Cañizo is Engineer in Telecommunications, and has been involved in Photovoltaics since 1994. He received the PhD degree from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 2000, with a work on contamination and gettering processes in silicon solar cells. He is the Director of the Instituto de Energía and is also the responsible person of the Silicon Technology Programme of the institute. He has a long experience in fabrication and characterisation of solar cells, and also works on the topic of silicon ultrapurification for photovoltaic applications. He is supporting the CENTESIL initiative to build a R&D pilot plant of polysilicon via chlorosilanes.