Tapas Kumar Mallick
Professor & Chair
University of Exeter
Prof. Tapas Kumar Mallick received his M.Tech and PhD in solar energy engineering from Jadavpur University, India (1998) and University of Ulster, UK (2003) respectively. He has over seventeen years of research experience in solar energy technologies. He is currently the Chair in Clean Technologies (Renewables) within the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI) and Academic Lead, Renewable Energy, University of Exeter, UK. He has published over 150 research articles and holds two patents on solar technology and has been serving Editorial board of Advances of Solar Thermal Technology Journal. Recently his group has demonstrated biomimicry of white periodic butterfly wings into concentrating solar photovoltaics. Prof. Mallick successfully supervised six PhD candidates to completion and currently primary supervisor of fourteen PhD students.
Renewable energy, Concentrating solar photovoltaics, Heat transfer, optics and electrical modelling