Daniel Chemisana Villegas is an Associate Professor in applied physics and a Coordinator of the mechanical engineering degree at the University of Lleida, where he leads the Solar Energy and Applied Physics Group. Dr. Villegas teaches physics, optics, and environmental technologies in mechanical engineering degree, and building engineering degree. In addition, he participates in several Masters in renewable energies at other universities giving lectures about solar concentrating systems. He conducts research on physics applied to solar energy since 2003, focusing on concentrating optics, photovoltaics, hybrid photovoltaic/thermal collectors, concentrating solar power, and building integrated photovoltaics. Dr. Villegas?s research has been internationally recognized as demonstrated by over 50 papers including sixteen in SCI journals, and four patents application. He is the coauthor of the book The Climate Change Challenges and chapter author of the official book of The international Master in Energies for the Sustainable Development from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (Photovoltaic Technologies). Dr. Villegas participates in several national and international projects in the field of Solar Energy. In addition, Dr. Villegas is a Reviewer of more than ten international journals in the field of renewable energy and optics and Research Proposal International Reviewer from the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF). Dr. Villegas holds a B.S. degree in engineering from the University of Lleida, an M.S. degree in engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya, an M.S. degree in physics from the University of Zaragoza, an M.Tech. degree in design and characterization of solar heating and cooling installations from the University of Lleida, and a Ph.D. degree in applied physics from the University of Lleida.
Biography Updated on 29 March 2012