Leonid A. Kosyachenko
Dr. Leonid A. Kosyachenko is professor of National University of Chernivtsi, Ukraine. After receiving his Doctor of Sciences Degree in Physics and Mathematics in 1983, he founded and became a head of Optoelectronics Department – the first department of this kind at Ukrainian universities. About twenty of his pupils have performed work to obtain the degrees of Candidate (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Sciences. His research interests have been in physics and technology of solar cells, semiconductor X-ray and γ-ray detectors, light-emitting and photosensitive devices. He is author (co-author) of several books and numerous scientific articles; presented reports at international scientific conferences and meetings in Germany, Italy, England, Japan, China, Greece, Spain, Belgium, Russia. He was the leader of several collaborative projects with the institutions of Russia, Belorussia and is one of the leaders of the long-term projects of the European Commission. Prof. L.A. Kosyachenko is a member of the Ukrainian Physical Society and the guest editor of journal “Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells”.