Dr. Guy Beaucarne
Dow Silicones Belgium, Seneffe, Belgium
Guy Beaucarne, received his Master’s degree in Engineering in 1995 from the University of Leuven, Belgium. His did his Ph.D. research in the field of thin-film silicon solar cells at IMEC, Belgium and obtained his PhD Degree from the KUL in 2000. In 2001, he was a post-doc at the University of New South Wales, Australia and he later joined the company Pacific Solar, Australia. In February 2003, he returned to IMEC in Belgium, where he headed the Solar Cell Technology group for six years. Since March 2009, he has been leading an R&D team at Dow Corning developing new materials for the solar and electronics industries.