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educator , physicist

Edson Leroy Meyer, South African physicist, educator. Achievements include development of Accurate Energy Prediction Model for Photovoltaic Modules; development of method of determining saturation current and ideality factor of photovoltaic modules from current voltage measurements; research in Found correlation between shunt reistance of photovoltaic modules and the effect of shading. Member of South African Institute of Physics.

Background

Meyer, Edson Leroy was born on August 18, 1974 in Pearston, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Son of Ronald Desmond and Lettie Meyer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1995. Bachelor of Science with honors, University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1996. Master of Science, University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1999.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 2002.

Career

Lecturer University Port Elizabeth, 1998—2001. Senior lecturer University of Fort Hare, Alice, 2002—2004, head of department physics, 2002—2004, director Institute of Technology, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of Accurate Energy Prediction Model for Photovoltaic Modules. Development of method of determining saturation current and ideality factor of photovoltaic modules from current voltage measurements. Research in Found correlation between shunt reistance of photovoltaic modules and the effect of shading.

Membership

Member of South African Institute of Physics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, travel, reading.

Connections

Married Yasmin Adams, December 3, 1999. Children: Zenaide Clarice, Edson Ethan.

father:
Ronald Desmond

mother:
Lettie Meyer

spouse:
Yasmin Adams

child:
Zenaide Clarice Meyer

child:
Edson Ethan Meyer