On March 21st, 2019, Julie Tournet successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled: III-Sb solar cells and their integration on Si. Julie was an early stage researcher supported by the H2020 program of the European Union through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Initial Training Network PROMIS (grant agreement No 641899, http://www.physics.lancs.ac.uk/promis/). Julie is now a post-doctoral fellow with the Australian National University.

On July 8th, 2019, Olivier Delorme successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled: Investigation of the incorporation of bismuth into antimonide compounds. Olivier’s work was supported by the French national research agency under project BIOMAN (ANR-15-CE24-0001).

On July 13th, 2018, Mario Bomers successfully defended his thesis entitled: Surface functionalisation of III-V semiconductors based plasmonics for surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy.

On October 1st, 2018, Stefano Soresi successfully defended his thesis entitled: InP-based tandem solar cells integrated onto Si substrates by heteroepitaxial MOVPE.

Both candidates were early stage researchers supported by the H2020 program of the European Union through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Initial Training Network PROMIS (grant agreement No 641899, http://www.physics.lancs.ac.uk/promis/).