Department of Engineering Sciences
The Ångström Laboratory
Phone (+46) 18 471 30 67
Fax (+46) 18 50 01 31
25 December 1946 in
Home address: Övre Slottsgatan 28 B, SE-753 12 Uppsala, Sweden.
Phone (+46) 18 127752
Master of Engineering,
1974: PhD in Physics,
research positions at
1983-89 Personal research position for “energy-related applied physics”.
(Full) Professor of
(Full) Professor of
1997- Vice Rector for External and International Affairs/Senior Advisor
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.
Publications: Approx. 600, mainly in refereed journals.
Books, proceedings Approx. 30, five of which are
C.M. Lampert and C.G. Granqvist, editors, Large-area
Chromogenics: Materials and Devices for Transmittance
Control, The International Society for Optical Engineering,
C.G. Granqvist, editor, Materials Science for Solar Energy
Systems, Pergamon Press,
approx. 250 pages.
C.G. Granqvist, Handbook of Inorganic Electrochromic
M.J. Garrett and C.G. Granqvist, editors, Basic Sciences
and Development: Rethinking Donor Policy, Ashgate,
C.G. Granqvist, L.B. Kish and W. Marlow, editors, Gas Phase
Conference Approx. 200 invited talks, chaired more than 30
Participation: international meetings, mainly on solar energy materials.
and lecture tours in Europe, Asia,
Other: European editor of Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Honorary Doctorate, Universidad Nacional Ingenieria,
Several awards and prizes, including the Arnberg Prize of
The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, Price for best
of the year (
(1992/93) awarded by the Australian Vice-Chancellors’
Committee, and 1998 World Renewable Energy Congress
and Regia Societas Scientarium Upsaliensis.
Fellow of the International Society of Optical Engineering.