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Australian father of photovoltaics, Martin Green, awarded prestigious 2021 Japan Prize


UNSW Scientia Professor and ACAP director, Martin Green, has been honoured with the prestigious Japan Prize for transforming the photovoltaics industry.


Professor Martin Green is a laureate of the Japan Prize in the field of “Resources, Energy, the Environment, and Social Infrastructure” for his revolutionary work in the field of photovoltaics.


The annual prize is one of world’s most prestigious awards given to scientists who’ve helped to make significant advances in the fields of science and technology worldwide, thus furthering the cause of peace and prosperity of mankind. Each year two fields of scientific endeavour are honoured.


Professor Green, who is Director of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP) at UNSW Sydney, was recognised today for his work in developing high-efficiency silicon photovoltaic devices.


“It’s a privilege to receive this award, which serves as a reminder that the quest for inexpensive, renewable energy is a global quest seeking to sustain the trajectory of human civilization on our shared planet,” Professor Green said.


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