Claes-Göran S Granqvist

Department of Engineering Sciences
The Ångström Laboratory
Uppsala University
P O Box 534,
SE-751 21 Uppsala, Sweden

Born: 25 December 1946 in Helsingborg, Sweden

1970: Master of Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

  1974: PhD in Physics, Chalmers University of Technology
Employments:        1975 Postdoctoral associate, Cornell University, USA
  1976-83 Various research positions at Chalmers Univ.
  1983-89 Personal research position for “energy-related applied physics”.
  1989-93 (Full) Professor of Experimental Physics, Gothenburg University

1993 - (Full) Professor of Solid State Physics, Uppsala University


1997 - Vice Rector for External and International Affairs/Senior Advisor  to the Rector, Uppsala University

Research fields:

Materials for solar energy utilization and energy efficiency (solar cells, solar collectors, energy efficient fenestration), electrochromic materials (smart windows), nanomaterials, biomimetics, photocatalytic materials (air and water cleaning), materials for  radiative cooling, superconductivity, etc


Approx. 600, mainly in refereed journals.

Books, proceedings: Approx. 30