Prof. Iris Visoly-Fisher
Dept. of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics,
Swiss Inst. for Dryland Environmental and Energy Research,
Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Lecture Title: Stability Studies of Perovskite PV Materials and Devices Using Concentrated Sunlight
Iris Visoly-Fisher received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Materials Engineering and B.A. in Physics (cum laude) from the Technion – Israel Inst. of Technology. She completed her Ph.D. in Materials and Interfaces at the Weizmann Inst. of Science in 2004, studying CdTe solar cells. She then moved to Arizona State University as a postdoctoral fellow, where she worked on artificial photosynthesis. In 2008 she joined Ben-Gurion University of the Negev as an assistant professor, and is a member of the Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research at Sede Boqer. Her research interests include materials for renewable energy production and storage, surface science, and optoelectronics. She is an active member of the Israel vacuum society and the Materials research society, and a volunteer in “Basha’ar”- an academic community for the Israeli society.