The US Ambassador to Australia met with UNSW leaders, researchers and students as well as attending a friend’s graduation ceremony during her visit to campus.
Minister Chris Bowen accompanied the Indian delegation as they explored the latest developments in solar energy research.
The development of silicon solar cell technologies at UNSW’s Solar Industrial Research Facility is creating a ‘Southern Hemisphere version of Silicon Valley’, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said.
Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2 million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, and UNSW captured the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.
UNSW's world-leading solar cell research has received a boost with a $4 million grant to further develop high-efficiency silicon solar cell technology.