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Birgit Ryningen

Research Scientist

Research scientist, SINTEF Industry, Sustainable Energy Technology


• PhD, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of material science (2008), Thesis: Formation and growth of crystal defects in directionally solidified multicrystalline silicon for solar cells, Trail lecture: Solar cell wafer cutting technologies

• January-June 2006: Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan Research stay during PhD

• Candidata Scientarium, University of Oslo, Department of Chemistry (2003), Master thesis: Fluorescerende organiske forbindelser som tracere for boreslam ved boring av letebrønner

• University of Newcastle, exchange student, Australia (1999):
Micro economy, Macro economy, Economical analysis, Management and group Psychology

Competence and research areas

Silicon for solar cells: casting, recycling

Contact info

Visiting address:
Alfred Getz' vei 2B