Professor Martin Green FRS

Professor Green is Scientia Professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney and Director of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics, involving five other Australian Universities and research groups. His group’s contributions to photovoltaics include inventing the PERC cell, now accounting for over 90% of global production, and holding the silicon solar cell efficiency record for 30 of the last 38 years, regarded as a “Top Ten” milestone in solar photovoltaics history.

Major international awards include the 1999 Australia Prize, the 2002 Right Livelihood Award, also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize, and most recently, the 2021 Japan Prize.