Prof. Dr. Roberto Zilles

Job Title
Full Professor, Institute of Energy and Environment (IEE-USP)
University of Sao Paulo

Roberto Zilles, Full Professor at the Institute of Energy and Environment at the University of São Paulo, IEE-USP. In which he served as Director between August 2019 and August 2023. Since 1987 he has been working in the area of photovoltaic systems and from 2013 to 2017 he chaired the Brazilian Association of Solar Energy, ABENS. In 1995, he set up the Photovoltaic Systems Laboratory at IEE-USP, where he coordinates teaching, research and extension activities. At the international level, he coordinated the Ibero-American Network for the Transfer of Appropriate Technologies of the Science and Technology for Development Program, CYTED Program. He participated in the IPCC working group and co-authored Chapter 3, Solar Direct, of the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, SRREN-IPCC. In the academic context, publications in journals with a selective editorial policy stand out, in addition to books, book chapters and complete articles in national and international congresses and the training of human resources, notably 31 masters and 15 doctors.

August 31, 2023Welcome & Introduction


Further Content

Wes Stein, Chief Research Scientist for Solar Technologies at CSIRO

CSP – How Concentrated Solar Power Works

The smarter E Podcast Episode 150 | Language: English

September 14, 2023

With CSP we can achieve high temperatures of 150 - 1500 Celsius to drive power cycles or industrial processes such as cement production or green hydrogen. But how far along is CSP technology? Wes Stein will give us the answer to this and other questions.

Dr. Hamed Beheshti and Ahmad Sandid

How Solar PV Is Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

The smarter E Podcast Episode 149 | Language: English

September 7, 2023

Africa has a huge untapped solar potential. The integrated solar water desalination project at Lodwar Hospital in Kenya is a flagship project that contributes to several Sustainable Development Goals.

Press Release

Record Numbers at The smarter E South America 2023

Septemer 6, 2023

More than 530 exhibitors at The smarter E South America 2023 – LATAM’s Innovation Hub for the New Energy World

Webinar Collection

Opportunities for Green Hydrogen in Brazil

April 06, 2023

The international green hydrogen market is on the rise. Due to Brazil’s geographic and climate characteristics, it has a huge potential to become one of the largest producers and exporters of green hydrogen in the World.

Press Release

Ceará moves forward towards a statewide policy for green hydrogen and its derivatives

April 17, 2023

Moving forward in its bid to produce green hydrogen, Ceará is about to take an important step towards a more responsible and sustainable national economy with a proposal to be presented to the State Government later this week.

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