News & Updates

Events

News:

  • BioCPV project has been awarded in the "Outstanding Impact in Sustainability Future" category at University of Exeter, sponsored by IBM.
  • Mark Walker from University of Leeds won 2nd best presentation/poster award at the ICAER Conference 2013 in Mumbai, India.
  • 30 September - 4 October, 2013: Mr. Leonardo Micheli presented a paper entitled "Thermal effects of micro-fins geometry on a silicon receiver for a CPV cooling purpose." in the 28th EU PVSEC, Paris (France).
  • Indian newspaper 'The Telegraph' covers a article on the prospect and role of the BioCPV project on rural community in India. Image-1. Image-2
  • 15-17 April, 2013: Prof. Reddy presented a paper entited "Design and optical performance analysis of a reflective type high concentrating photovoltaic system" in CPV-9 conference, Japan
  • 10-12 April, 2013: Miss Katie Shanks presented a paper entitled "The design and optical optimisation of a two stage reflective type high concentrating photovoltaic module using ray trace modelling" in PVSAT-9 concenference in UK.
  • 9 March, 2013: Miss Arunima Shome attended and presented a paper entitled "Role of some micro-organisms in biogas production and their molecular detection: A review" in a national seminer on Echoes of silent spring: Human impact on environment.
  • 9 March, 2013: Dr Sambhu Nath Banergee delivered a talk entitled "Sustainable development-reality or myth?" in a national seminer on Echoes of silent spring: Human impact on environment.
  • 9 March, 2013: Mr. Amit Kumar Chakraborty attended and presented a paper entitled "Utilisation of of water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) for biogas production: A brief review" in a national seminer on Echoes of silent spring: Human impact on environment.
  • Marios Theristis received the best poster award for the 1st year PhD student poster event in School of Engineering and Physical Scieces, Heriot-Watt University, 2012.
  • 24-27 September, 2012: PhD students Leonardo Micheli and Marios Theristis in Heriot-Watt University participated and presented posters in the 27th EU PVSEC Conference in Frankfruit, Germany.

Past Events:

  • 19-20 July, 2012: BioCPV Kick-off meeting @ Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (UK).
  • 20-21 December, 2012: BioCPV 1st project review meeting @ Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan (India).
  • 13-14 June, 2013: BioCPV 2nd project review meeting @ University of Leeds, Leeds (UK).
  • 9 December, 2013: BioCPV 3rd project review meeting @ Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai (India).
  • 11-14 July, 2014: BioCPV 4th project review meeting @ University of Nottingham and University of Exeter (UK).
  • 14 July, 2014: International workshop on Integrated Renewable Systems @ Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter, Penryn (UK).
  • 8 December, 2014: BioCPV 5th project review meeting @ the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai (India).
  • 9 December, 2014: International workshop on 'Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies' @ Mechanical Sciences Block , IIT Madras, Chennai (India).

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