Role in the project : Project manager for the partecipation of IMEC in VIPERLAB.
Dr. Aernouts received his M.Sc. in semiconductor physics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, in 1998, and a Ph.D. in Science in 2006 from the same university. Since 2006, Dr. Aernouts is group leader of Imec’s Thin Film PV group, steering Imec’s thin film PV research activities, with a first infrastructure upgrade in 2009 enabling processing devices up to 15x15cm², and a next upgrade in 2018 to extend the device size to 35x35cm². He gained project management experience by coordinating several national and international projects in this field. He’s also author or co-author of 80+ publications and has > 5 patent filings.