Vera Silva holds a doctorate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London, and is currently appointed as the Electricity Markets & Systems programme manager, one of the Energy Management programmes run by EDF’s R&D division.
With some twenty patents under his belt and a hobby as a private aircraft pilot, Philippe Stevens is a Franco-British researcher who displays a cool and composed temperament along with a modesty that is inversely proportional to the major significance of his research accomplishments. A winner of the Science Academy Awards 2005 for his work on fuel cells, his research is now focused on developing the disruptive battery technologies of the future. We went to meet him.
As a young graduate recently recruited by EDF’s R&D division, her thesis Small high-efficiency solar cells based on chalcopyrite Cu(In,Ga)Se2 materials won her the Science Award in the first R&D Awards of 2013. She is living proof that value can't be measured in years. We went to meet her.