President, Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centres – EUREC; Director, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg
Professor Eicke R Weber is Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE and Professor for Physics / Solar Energy at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics and at the Faculty of Engineering, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg. He is a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering, founding president of the German Energy Storage Association, and elected president of EUREC- Association of European Renewable Energy Research Centers. In recent years, his special interest has been in producing high-quality solar cells from upgraded metallurgical silicon. In 2006 he received the Award of Merit of the German President.