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Scientist in charge

Bernard Wenger


Bernard is an expert in perovskite materials and optoelectronic devices. In 2015, he joined Prof. Snaith’s group at Oxford University, recognized as a pioneering and world-leading team in this field. As a senior scientist in the group, he played a significant role in the acquisition and management of grant projects and supervision of graduate students, contributing to more than 30 scientific papers and patents. As a co-founder of HelioDisplay Materials, he has led the technical team since 2019. Between 2009 and 2014, Bernard gained experience in private research at CSEM in Switzerland, where he became a senior R&D engineer. He played a significant role in the management and acquisition of industrial contract research and multi-disciplinary international projects, gaining significant expertise in optics, (bio)sensors and systems integration.  Bernard trained as a physical chemist and obtained a PhD degree from EPFL in Switzerland. He obtained an early-career fellowship to work with Prof. Friend at the University of Cambridge in the field of polymer optoelectronics.