PV Group leader in Tecnalia
PhD-Eng. Eduardo Román received B.Eng. degree in Telecommunications, speciality Radiocommunications, in the University of Basque Country (Spain), year 1999. In 2007, he received the PhD degree in the field of Photovoltaics (Viability of Photovoltaic Systems with multiple maximum power point tracking systems). At present, he manages the PV group within the Solar Area in TECNALIA. His experience is mainly focused on Renewable Energy Sources with emphasis in Photovoltaics, above all those aspects related to "Balance of System" components, PV modules (materials) and electronics, Building Integration PV and Concentration PV technologies, Electronic technologies (Hardware and firmware) development Communications (Telecom, wired, etc.).
He has taken part in several projects related to PV (BFIRST, APOLLON, ENERPACK, SOPHIA, PURE, PVTRIN), leading PURE project about the promotion of BIPV, and currently, BFIRST. From 2008-2010, he has been member of the Management Board (Direction Committee) of the Spanish Photovoltaic Industry Association (ASIF) and now member of the Direction Committee of UNEF (Spanish Union of Photovoltaics). He is member of the Spanish certification Committee AEN/CTN 82 and Spanish representative of the BIPV WG, author/co-author of more than 30 papers and conference communications in national and international forums and reviewer of multiple journals and congresses. Finally he is holder of 3 patents, all of them in the PV field.