Two UNSW-developed technologies have been recognised with Collaborative Innovation Awards at the Cooperative Research Centres Association conference in Adelaide this week.
A painting featuring pioneering UNSW solar cell researcher Martin Green is in contention for one of Australia's biggest art prizes.
UNSW solar cell researchers have played the key role in setting a new world record for solar power efficiency.
UNSW solar cell researcher, Scientia Professor Martin Green, has been recognised for his achievements with the runner-up award in the world's richest science prize, the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
UNSW scientist Professor Martin Green has won the 2007 SolarWorld Einstein Award for his work in photovoltaics, developing new solar power technologies.
Power from the sun could become more affordable following a breakthrough by UNSW scientists, who have boosted the efficiency of solar cell technology.