René Janssen

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René Janssen (2015)

René A.J. Janssen (born Roermond NL, 1959) is a Dutch University Professor of the Moleculair Materials and Nanosystems group (M2N group) within the department of Chemical engineering and Chemistry at Eindhoven University of Technology.

In 2013 Janssen won a 2.5 million euro grant by the European Research Council to develop methods to produce solar energy systems at a lower cost.[1]

In 2015 he was one of four winners of the Dutch Spinoza Prize.[2] Part of Janssen's research focuses on plastic solar cells and the storage of solar energy in solar cells.[3]

Since 2011 Janssen is member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.[4]


  1. ^ "Vijf miljoen subsidie voor hoogleraren TU/e" (in Dutch). Eindhovens Dagblad. 25 July 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ "NWO-Spinozapremies voor René Janssen, Birgit Meyer, Aad van der Vaart en Cisca Wijmenga" (in Dutch). Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Spinozaprijs voor TU/e hoogleraar Rene Janssen" (in Dutch). Eindhovens. 12 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  4. ^ "René Janssen" (in Dutch). Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 12 June 2015.

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