University of Oslo
Clas Persson has graduated in materials science at Linköping University in 1999. Postdoctor at National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA, thereafter assistant professor 2004 at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Since 2011, professor at Department of Physics, University of Oslo in Norway and at the same time, since 2007, associate professor at KTH. His research involves first-principles atomistic modeling of semiconductors for optoelectronics and clean energy technologies, but also code development for analyzing fundamental material properties. He has over 200 publications as collaborative works together with more than 250 researchers at 90 research groups world-wide, and he has supervised twenty postdoctors and research students.