Guy Brammertz received a master’s degree in applied physics from the University of Liege (Belgium) in 1999 and a doctorate in applied physics from the University of Twente (The Netherlands) in 2003. In 2004 he joined imec, where he was involved in the CMOS program working on the development of III-V transistors. Since 2011, he has worked on fabrication and characterization of thin film CZTSSe solar cells.
Marie Buffière received a master’s degree in materials science from the Université de Poitiers (France) in 2008 and a doctorate in materials science from the Université de Nantes (France) in 2011. In 2012, she joined imec, Leuven, where she is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the PV Novel Materials group.
Yves Mols received a master’s degree in applied physics from the Universitieit Gent, Belgium, in 2001 and a doctorate in electrical engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, in 2008. In 2001, he joined imec, where he worked in the Photovoltaics Department on the development of III-V solar cells for space and terrestrial applications. Since 2012, he has been involved in the fabrication of thin film CZTSSe solar cells.
Marc Meuris received a master’s degree in physics and a doctorate in Physics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, in 1983 and 1990 respectively. In 1984, he started at imec, Leuven, where he is currently the program manager of imec’s PV Novel Materials program, which includes the alternative materials for thin film PV, like CZTSSe and CIGS.
Jef Poortmans received his degree in electronic engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, in 1985 and a doctorate in June 1993. In 1985, he joined the newly built imec. He started up the activity about thin-film crystalline Si solar cells and initiated the activity on organic solar cells, which was complemented with an activity on III-V solar cells started in 2000. Currently, Jef Poortmans is department director of solar and organic technologies at imec.
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