Manuel Collares-Pereira

Manuel Collares-Pereira
Electrotechnical Engineer (IST- Technical University of Lisbon), Ph.D. in Physics (Univ. of Chicago). Presently Coordinator of Research at INETI (National Institute for Engineering, Technology and Innovation)- Lisbon, Renewable Energies Department and Professor in the Physics Department (IST, Technical University of Lisbon-Lisbon). Responsible for the R&D Department of AO SOL, Energias Renováveis, Ltd, manufacturer of CPC type collectors, under a special agreement with INETI to that effect. Founder of SUN CO, Companhia de Energia Solar, S.A., producer of solar cookers. Extensive research in Solar Energy as a specialist in Optics and Thermodynamics, with a large number of scientific papers and other publications in areas like Non Imaging Optics applied to Solar Thermal, Photovoltaics, Illumination and Photocatalysis, Solar Irradiation Statistics, Solar Thermal Systems Design and Engineering, Domestic Hot Water and Heating and Cooling Systems, Absorption and Adsorption Cooling Equipment, Solar Drying, Solar Ponds, Solar Cooking, Greenhouses Heating. Founder and twice President of CCE - Centro para a Conservação de Energia (the then acting Portuguese Energy Agency), founder and twice President of SPES - Sociedade Portuguesa de Energia Solar, the Portuguese Section of ISES, and twice President of ACTD - Associação para a Ciência, Tecnologia e Desenvolvimento. Related Actions