EDMANS's member, Fernando Antoñanzas Torres, obtained the degree of PhD this April 18th with his thesis entitled "New methodologies and improved models in the estimation of solar irradiation". This thesis was directed by also EDMANS's PhD. Francisco Javier Martínez de Pisón and PhD. Oscar Perpiñán Lamigueiro from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. His contributions have been published in over twenty research articles in the Journal Citation Report and international conferences.
This thesis obtained the calification of cum laude with international mention due to its achievements in solar radiation modeling following an open source philosophy which led to provide useful and free methods for the estimation of solar radiation.