KAUST Photovoltaics Laboratory

The KPV-LAB brings international researchers together to develop high-efficiency solar cells

Research at KPV-LAB


Welcome to the KAUST Photovoltaics-Laboratory (KPV-LAB) webpage

The KPV-LAB is led by Stefaan De Wolf of the Material Science & Engineering Program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

At KPV-LAB, we are dedicated to developing a realistic high-efficiency photovoltaic solution for sunny and hot climates. Our research efforts are focused on "Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells", "Perovskite Solar Cells", "Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells", and "Perovskite/Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells".

The KPV-LAB has strong collaborations with respected academic researchers and industrial partners.




The KPV-LAB attracts qualified researchers from different countries across the world. To be part of our multinational team, check out our vacancies​.



Latest News

21 December, 2021

Prof. Stefaan De Wolf is a co-organizer of NanoGe Spring Meeting 2022

For the next edition, Spring 2022, Prof. Stefaan De Wolf will be one of the organizers. Also, our colleague Michele De Bastiani will be an invited speaker.

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13 December, 2021

Faisal AlJamaan received his MSc degree

Faisal AlJamaan received his MSc degree with his thesis titled "Investigating the Long-Term Operational Stability of Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells" after a successful defense.

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09 December, 2021

Our Ph.D. student Shynggys Zhumaghali won the best poster award at KROW

During the first KAUST Research Open Week, our Ph.D. student Shynggys Zhumagali won the first prize for his poster presentation. Bravo Shynggys!

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