Dr. Ibrahim Yehia

Dr. Ibrahim Yehia

Research interests

Dr. Ibrahim Yehia is the scientific director of the TRD Center and a semiconductor physicist with extensive research and industrial experience in leading firms in Germany and Israel. As Chief Scientist of the Triangle Research and Development Center he led and managed a program that enabled a small research institution to compete successfully on the Israeli and European levels as well as acting as one of the first scientists to prove the viability of agrivoltaics. 



Selected publications

  • Peretz, M.F., Geoola, F., Yehia, I., Ozer, S., Levi, A., Magadley, E., Brikman, R., Rosenfeld, L., Levy, A., Kacira, M. and Teitel, M., 2019. Testing organic photovoltaic modules for application as greenhouse cover or shading element. Biosystems Engineering184, pp.24-36.
  • Friman-Peretz, M., Ozer, S., Geoola, F., Magadley, E., Yehia, I., Levi, A., Brikman, R., Gantz, S., Levy, A., Kacira, M. and Teitel, M., 2020. Microclimate and crop performance in a tunnel greenhouse shaded by organic photovoltaic modules–comparison with conventional shaded and unshaded tunnels. Biosystems Engineering197, pp.12-31.
  • Magadley, E., Kabha, R., Dakka, M., Teitel, M., Friman-Peretz, M., Kacira, M., Waller, R. and Yehia, I., 2022. Organic photovoltaic modules integrated inside and outside a polytunnel roof. Renewable Energy182, pp.163-171.
  • Magadley, E., Teitel, M., Peretz, M.F., Kacira, M. and Yehia, I., 2020. Outdoor behaviour of organic photovoltaics on a greenhouse roof. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments37, p.100641.
  • Waller, R., Kacira, M., Magadley, E., Teitel, M. and Yehia, I., 2021. Semi-transparent organic photovoltaics applied as greenhouse shade for spring and summer tomato production in arid climate. Agronomy11(6), p.1152.
  • Friman-Peretz, M., Ozer, S., Levi, A., Magadley, E., Yehia, I., Geoola, F., Gantz, S., Brikman, R., Levy, A., Kacira, M. and Teitel, M., 2021. Energy partitioning and spatial variability of air temperature, VPD and radiation in a greenhouse tunnel shaded by semitransparent organic PV modules. Solar Energy220, pp.578-589.
  • Magadley, E., Teitel, M., Kabha, R., Dakka, M., Friman Peretz, M., Ozer, S., Levi, A., Yasuor, H., Kacira, M., Waller, R. and Yehia, I., 2021. Integrating organic photovoltaics (OPVs) into greenhouses: electrical performance and lifetimes of OPVs. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, pp.1-16.
  • Magadley, E. and Yehia, I., 2022. Organic photovoltaic water reservoir covers–dual purpose land use, renewable electricity and water conservation. International Journal of Sustainable Energy41(2), pp.148-163.