Prof. Dr. Marko Topič

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Position: Full Professor
Department: III. Department of Electronics
Laboratory: Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics
Room No: BN302

Phone: +386 1 4768 470
Secretary: +386 1 4768 319
E-mail: marko.topic@fe.uni-lj.si

 

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Biography

Degrees:

Research interests:

  • Solar Cells, Photovoltaic Modules and Photovoltaic Systems
  • Semiconductor Materials (a-Si:H, µc-Si:H, Cu(In,Ga)(Se,S)2, ...)
  • Semiconductor Devices (Solar Cells, Photodetectors, Color Sensors, Position Sensors, ...)
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Optoelectronics
  • Reliability and Maintainability

Positions:

  • Affiliate Faculty / Professor at the Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, 2011-present
  • Visiting Professor at the Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, 2007, 2009, 2011 2013
  • Full Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 2006-present
  • Visiting Researcher at the Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, 2005
  • Associate Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 2002-2006
  • Visiting Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Germany, 2002 
  • Visiting researcher at the Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany, 2000
  • Visiting researcher at the Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany, 1998 
  • Assistant Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 1997-2002
  • Assistant at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 1996-1997
  • Visiting researcher at the Corporate R&D, Siemens AG, Muenchen, Germany, 1994
  • Young Researcher at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, 1992-1996  


Editorial Board Membership in International Journals (SCIE)

  • The Scientific World Journal (ISSN 1537-744X) EB Energy member since 2012
  • Informacije MIDEM - Journal of Microelectronics, Electronic Components and Materials (ISSN 0352-9045) Editor-In-Chief since 2011
  • Solar energy materials and solar cells (ISSN 0927-0248) Guest Editor in Vol. 24, Iss. 11 (2010)
  • Informacije MIDEM - Journal of Microelectronics, Electronic Components and Materials (ISSN 0352-9045) EB member since 2002, Editor-in-Chief since 2011 

Awards:

  • 2016 - best oral presentation award -  at the PVSEC-26 (Singapore, 24-28 Oct 2016)
  • 2008 - Zoisova nagrada - the highest national Award of the Republic of Slovenia for Scientific and Research Achievements
  • 2006 - Vodovnikova nagrada - Vodovnik Award (faculty award for excellent research achievements in the last four years)
  • 2000 - Zoisovo priznanje - Silver Award of the Republic of Slovenia for Scientific and Research Achievements
  • 1997 - The Jozef Stefan Golden Emblem Prize
    (awarded by Institute Jozef Stefan for the best doctoral dissertations in the last three years in the field of natural sciences)

Membership:

Bibliography:

  • two books (CRC, Springer) and four book chapters (2x Springer, Nova, InTech)
  • over 130 papers in international journals (Scientific Citation Index)
  • over 200 conference papers
  • over 2000 citations in WoS (without-self citations)
  • 2 patents
  • supervisor/mentor of 11 doctoral dissertations, 4 magisterium theses and more than 50 university diploma or MSc theses
  • PhD defence committee member (EPFL, Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau, Uni Ghent, IST Lisbon, Uni Loughborough, UP Madrid 2x, Uni Neuchatel, Uni Split, TU Berlin 3x, TU Delft, Uni Paris-Sud, Colorado State Uni 2x)
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Full Bibliography

See Cobiss.