Vinay Shekar

Doctoral Researcher
Solar Photovoltaics, Energy Optimization and Sustainability

Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Technology

Doctoral Researcher at the Water, Energy and Environmental Engineering research unit with a prior background in Environmental Engineering and specialising in Energy systems engineering and Solar Photovoltaics.

My current PhD topic involves the production of solar energy under Arctic environmental conditions, with a focus on energy- and cost-efficiency, powered by KVANTUM.

Additionally, involved in other notable projects at the University of Oulu, including the Arctic Preparedness Platform for Oil Spill and other Environmental Accidents (APP4SEA), Modern Villages - Sinnit kylät, and CESRIC- Studies on Perovskites Endurance Under Various Conditions.

Research interests

  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Energy optimization
  • Energy System Engineering

Contact information


Phone number

+358 40 634 5559

Visiting address

Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 5,
V2 entrance

Postal address

FI-90014 University of Oulu,
P.O.Box 4300