Stuart Wenham

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Stuart Wenham (born 1957, in Sydney) is the current director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Silicon Photovoltaics and Photonics and Director of Academic Studies of the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering at the University of New South Wales. Dr. Wenham is also the Chief Technology Officer of Suntech.

Wenham's pioneering work with Professor Martin Green on solar cell technology won them the 1999 Australia Prize. In 2008, Wenham was awarded the Clunies Ross Award for "contributions to solar cell development and commercialisation".[1] In 2009 Wenham received the Cherry Award at the 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in Philadelphia.[2] In 2011 he received the J J Ebers Award from the International Electron Devices group of the IEEE.


  1. ^ "Award for UNSW solar visionary". UNSW Media & Communications. 16 May 2008. Retrieved 2 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Cherry Award" (Retrieved 25 July 2009)

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