Professor James Durrant

Professor James Durrant

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

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+44 (0) 1792 606604

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Academic Office - A202
Second Floor
Engineering East
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Professor James Durrant FRS, former Sêr Cymru research chair in solar energy at Swansea University leads ‘Sêr Solar’. With £7 million in funding, this is establishing a research cluster focused on the development of low cost, large area photovoltaic technologies.

Based at SPECIFIC, with collaborations including his team at Imperial College London, the aim is a solar energy research centre delivering world-leading scientific research, growing a new printed solar manufacturing industry.