Prof. Dr. Thomas Hannappel
Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hannappel is W3 full professor at TU Ilmenau, Institute of Physics, Dep. of PV, since 2011. He is focused on epitaxial semiconductor growth, critical interfaces, and high-end analytics in devices for high-performance solar energy conversion. He was provisional head of the Institute “Materials for Photovoltaics” at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and lecturer at the Free University from 2005-2011. In 2003/04 he conducted research on silicon/III-V-interfaces at NREL. He received his PhD in 1997 at TU Berlin with studies on photo-induced charge carrier dynamics he performed at the Fritz-Haber-Institute.