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Buchholz, Florian Dr.
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Buchholz, Florian Dr.

Managing Director Qualitiy Management
Buchholz, Florian Dr.

Buchholz, Florian Dr.

Managing Director Qualitiy Management

Education: Ph.D. Study of Chemistry and English

Position: Managing Director Quality Management

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Managing director quality management
  • Management of technology transfer projects
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Halm, Andreas
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Halm, Andreas

Managing Director Module Development
Halm, Andreas

Halm, Andreas

Managing Director Module Development

Education: Graduate physicist

Position: Managing director

Department: Module Development

Tasks:

  • Customer acquisition and support
  • Application for and support for publicly funded projects
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Harney, Rudolf
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Harney, Rudolf

Managing Director Industrial Solar Cells
Harney, Rudolf

Harney, Rudolf

Managing Director Industrial Solar Cells

Education: Graduate physicist

Position: Managing Director/Member of the Executive Committee

Department: Industrial Solar Cells

Tasks:

  • Board of Directors (internal organization)
  • Support of industrial customers and acquisition
  • Organization of national funding projects
  • Head of the activities "Digitization of PV production"
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Hoffmann, Petra
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Hoffmann, Petra

Managing Director Research Administration
Hoffmann, Petra

Hoffmann, Petra

Managing Director Research Administration

Education: Business economist, accountant and international balance sheet accounting

Postion: Managing Director

Department: Research Administration

Tasks:

  • Control of administration and accounting
  • Project controlling of publicly funded projects and industrial projects
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Kopeček, Radovan Dr.
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Kopeček, Radovan Dr.

Managing Director Advanced Cell Concepts
Kopeček, Radovan Dr.

Kopeček, Radovan Dr.

Managing Director Advanced Cell Concepts

Education: Ph.D., graduate physicist

Position: Managing Director/Member of the Executive Committee

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • 2. Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Board member EUREC 2016
  • Foundation of ATAMOSTEC 2018
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Peter, Kristian Dr.
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Peter, Kristian Dr.

Managing Director Systems and Applications
Peter, Kristian Dr.

Peter, Kristian Dr.

Managing Director Systems and Applications

Education: Dr. rer. nat., graduate physicist

Position: Managing Director/Member of the Executive Committee

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • chairman of the board
  • Smart Grid
  • Energy storage systems
  • Hydrogen and fuel cells
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467

OUR TEAM

Adrian, A.

Adrian, A.

Education: M.Sc. Regenerative energy systems

Position: PhD Student

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

Metallization of the solar cells
Development of the ultra-fine fingers using screen printing and laser printing processes

Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15,  Konstanz,  Deutschland,  78467
Arumughan, Jayaprasad Dr.

Arumughan, Jayaprasad Dr.

Education: Ph.D. Physics

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Solar cell process development
  • industrialization
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Bucher, Ernst Prof. Dr.

Bucher, Ernst Prof. Dr.

Professor of Physics at the University of Konstanz

  • Academic supervisor for many students
  • Founding supporters
  • Gold sponsor
Buck, Thomas

Buck, Thomas

Education: Graduate Physicist

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Founding member of the ISC
  • Specialist in solar cell process technology - especially metallization and electrodes for solar cells
  • Company first aid
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Chaudhary, Aditya

Chaudhary, Aditya

Education: MSc Electrical Engineer - Electrical Sustainable Engineering

Position: Ph.D.-Student

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Screen Printing and optimisation of metallisation for Polysilicon passivated contacts
  • Characterisation and as well as advancement in understanding of the silver-polysilicon contact
  • Development of advanced metallisation process for TuKan cells
  • Development of AlOx passivation for improving the efficiency of current solar cells
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Chen, Ning

Chen, Ning

Education: BSc in Physics, and MSc in Engineering

Position: PhD Student

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Research on low-cost metallization and interconnection technologies
  • Laser cut losses and edge recombination study
  • Process development for IBC solar cells and modules
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland
Chu, Haifeng Dr.

Chu, Haifeng Dr.

Education: Ph.D. physics - IBC silicon solar cells

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • varoius solar cell R&D topics
  • process development (e.g. laser, screen printing and etc.)
  • characterization for silicon solar cells
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Comak, Mertcan

Comak, Mertcan

Education: Electrical & Electronic Engineer

Position: Process Engineer

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Screen Printing Specialist
  • Responsible for print of various type of solar cell metallization steps with high quality
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Deck, Sabine

Deck, Sabine

Position: Assistant to the management

Department: Research Administration

Tasks:

  • Payroll and Social Security
  • Secretarial duties
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Devoto Acevedo, Maria Ignacia

Devoto Acevedo, Maria Ignacia

Education: M.-Ing., Dipl.-Ing. Electrical engineering

Position: PhD Student

Department: Module Development

Tasks:

  • Specialist for electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs) at module level
  • Development, construction and programming of machines for material and sample characterization
  • Software specialist for LabVIEW, COMSOL, LTSpice and similar programs
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Diaz Perez, Pedro

Diaz Perez, Pedro

Education: Graduate civil engineer (FH), specialization in structural engineering

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • IV measurements, PL / EL measurements of solar cells, line and contact resistance measurements
  • Incoming inspection of new wafer material
  • Support with metallization
  • technical advice including solution proposals as well as CAD support in the production of factory sketches
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Eisert, Stephan

Eisert, Stephan

Education: Dipl.-Ing (FH) environmental and process engineering

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Processes and system support for separation and diffusion systems
  • Infrastructure and clean room
  • Occupational safety and quality management
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Erdmann, Katharina

Erdmann, Katharina

Education: Chemical Technical Assistant (CTA)

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • wet chemistry
  • Clean room
  • Quality management
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Eren, Tanju

Eren, Tanju

Education: MSc Chemistry

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Operation and maintenance of thermal processes including PECVD, LPCVD and Diffusion systems
  • Operations of technology development projects and process gas supply and treatment facilities
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Farneda, Rüdiger

Farneda, Rüdiger

Education: laboratory and production technician

Position: Process Technician

Department: Module Development

Tasks:

  • Manufacturing of solar modules
  • Characterization of solar modules
  • Execution of tests and experimental setups
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Friedriszik, Steffen

Friedriszik, Steffen

Education: M.Eng. Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • Design and testing of neural networks
  • Further development of a company's own energy management system
  • Setting up and maintaining Industry 4.0 communication systems
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Gaffry, Katja

Gaffry, Katja

Education: Travel agent

Department: Research Administration

Tasks:

  • Secretarial
  • Administration
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Glatz-Reichenbach, Joachim Dr.

Glatz-Reichenbach, Joachim Dr.

Education: Dr. rer. nat. Physicist

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • Project management
    • intelligent system and storage technology
    • Development of renewable energies and bioeconomy
  • Optical and electrical characterization
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Halperina, Anna

Halperina, Anna

Education: Business graduate accountant and auditor - international accountant - IHK Konstanz

Department: Research Administration

Tasks:

  • Financial accounting
  • Accounting
  • Project management
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Helfricht, Annette

Helfricht, Annette

Education: Dipl.-Ing. Inorganic non-metallic materials

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • alkaline surface structuring and its characterization
  • Texture tests and other wet chemical processes for various industrial partners
  • Industry cooperation - organizational tasks and planning
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Hildebrand, Lejlja

Hildebrand, Lejlja

Education: Chemical Technical Assistant (CTA)

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Quality management
  • Wet chemistry
  • Cleanroom responsibility
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Hoß, Jan Dr.

Hoß, Jan Dr.

Education: Ph.D. Physicist

Position: Research Scientist / Project Manager

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Development of solar cells with passivated contacts
  • Deposition technologies for poly-crystalline silicon
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Kholostov, Konstantin Dr.

Kholostov, Konstantin Dr.

Education: Ph.D. Electronic Engineering

Position: R&D Engineer/ Project Manager

Department: Industrial Solar Cells

Tasks:

  • R&D project manager
  • development of PERC/PERT solar cell architectures
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Klyk, Constantin

Klyk, Constantin

Education: Master of Engineering - Renewable Energies for Mechanical Engineers

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • Design and implementation of outdoor performance measurements
  • Energy yield simulations
  • Design of large bifacial PV parks: design, failure analysis, OEM and data acquisition
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Koduvelikulathu, Lejo Joseph

Koduvelikulathu, Lejo Joseph

Education: Bachelor Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering, Dr. B.A.Tech.; MSc Telecommunication Engineering and Professional Masters in Nano Micro Systems

Position: Group Leader

Department: Industrial Solar Cells

Tasks:

  • Leading a team within Industrial Solar Cells Department - responsible for close cooperation with our industrial partners
  • Part of ISC- Technology transfer team - responsible for transferring thermal processes to industrial production lines
  • Research encompasses simulation, process development and optimization of solar cell structures and metallisation induced recombination losses
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Kuruganti, Vaibhav Venkat

Kuruganti, Vaibhav Venkat

Education: MSc Sustainable systems Engineer

Position: PhD Student

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Working on development and manufacturing cost effective IBC solar cells using APCVD dopant layers
  • Support in the research of high efficiency n-type solar cells
  • Support with the characterisation tools
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Lemp, Engelbert

Lemp, Engelbert

Education: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) physical engineering

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Quality Management

Tasks: infrastructure

Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Libal, Joris Dr.

Libal, Joris Dr.

Education: Ph.D. physics

Position: Project Manager Technology Transfer

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Project management technology transfer, management of R&D projects
  • Techno-economic analysis of solar cell and module technologies
  • Energy yield simulations and studies for bifacial PV systems
Linke, Jonathan Dr.

Linke, Jonathan Dr.

Education: M. Sc. Medical Physics, and Ph.D. Physicist

Position: Research Scientist / Project Manager

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Development of solar cells with passivated contacts
  • Deposition technologies for poly-crystalline silicon
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Lossen, Jan

Lossen, Jan

Education: Graduate physicist

Position: Group Leader R&D

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Group Leader Passivated Contacts / Project Leader Process Transfer
  • Development of new solar cell concepts with passivating contacts in the Advanced Cell Concepts department
  • Transfer our developments to industrial customers
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Mallig, Nicolai Dr.

Mallig, Nicolai Dr.

Education: Dr.-Ing., Computer scientist

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Industrial Solar Cells

Tasks:

  • Digitization of production
  • Digital twin
  • Industry 4.0
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Marczak, Rafael

Marczak, Rafael

Education: Chemical Technical Assistant (CTA), Certified VBA programmer

Position: Process Technician / Project Manager

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Quality management
  • Technology transfer (India, China)
  • Write macro codes (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, ...)
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Mihailetchi, Valentin Dr.

Mihailetchi, Valentin Dr.

Education: Ph.D. physics

Position: Group Leader R&D

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Tasks:

  • Team leader and PhD students supervision
  • Project management and acquisition
  • Technology transfer and ramp-up production line
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Minde, Adrian

Minde, Adrian

Education: M.Eng. Full stack developer

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • Responsible for the development and architecture of software and IT solutions for use in smart grids and sector coupling systems
  • Responsible and coordinating concerned with the institute's own models for predictive control and energy forecasting
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Peter, Christoph

Peter, Christoph

Education: MSc Physics / Mathematics

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Advanced Cell Concepts

Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of customer orders and experiments in the area of advanced cell concepts
  • Technology transfer
  • characterization
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Popescu, Lacramioara Dr.

Popescu, Lacramioara Dr.

Education: Ph.D., MSc Chemie und Physik

Position: R&D Engineer

Department: Industrial Solar Cells

Tasks:

  • experiments and laboratory planning, in order to meet customers requirements
  • part of the PERC team at ISC Konstanz
  • responsible for preparation and characterisation of Bifacial PERC cells
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Reichenbach, Franz

Reichenbach, Franz

Education: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Process and environmental engineering

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • Fuel cells
  • Hydrogen technology
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Rudolph, Dominik

Rudolph, Dominik

Education: Dipl.-Ing. Microsystem technician

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Laser processes
  • Cell development n-type and p-type IBC
  • Metallization
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Sarkadi, Monika

Sarkadi, Monika

Education: Dipl. Cultural Anthropologist, Dipl. (FH) Foreign Trade

Position: Education and Development Cooperation / One World Regional Promoter

Department: Systems and Applications

Tasks:

  • Awareness für sustainable development
  • Head of Solar Student Workshop
  • Coordination of social projects with solar energy
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Sasidharan, Swaytha Dr.

Sasidharan, Swaytha Dr.

Education: Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering; Masters in Telecommunications Engineering; Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technology

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Industrial Solar Cells

Tasks:

  • Industry4.0 architecture to a digitally connected lab with SECS/GEM Interface Programming for communicating with photovoltaic production equipment
  • Digital twins exploration for solar cells and equipment towards a self learning production facility
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Schmid, Elina

Schmid, Elina

Education: M.Sc. Chemistry

Position: R&D Engineer / Project Manager

Department: Quality Management

Tasks:

  • Research assistant in the quality management department
  • Development and implementation of wet chemical process steps in solar cell production
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Schneider, Andreas Dr.

Schneider, Andreas Dr.

Education: Ph.D. physics

Position: Senior Advisor

Department: Module Technology

Tasks:

  • Establishment and former management of the module group at ISC Konstanz
  • Professorship in the field of components and circuits as well as renewable energies at the Westphalian University in the field of electrical engineering and applied natural sciences
  • Supports the ISC with its expertise
Timofte, Tudor Lucian Dr.

Timofte, Tudor Lucian Dr.

Education: Ph.D. Chemist / materials scientist

Position: R&D Engineer/ Project Manager

Department: Module Dovelopment

Tasks:

  • R&D engineering for PV modules (focus: PV materials, cell string and laminate production)
  • Project management
  • Analysis and characterization for PV materials / components and PV modules (focus: PV weathering, IV flasher, DSC)
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Tune, Daniel Dr.

Tune, Daniel Dr.

Education: B.Sc. in Nanotechnology and Ph.D. for "Carbon nanotube-silicon photovoltaics"

Position: R&D Engineer/ Project Manager

Department: Module Development

Tasks:

  • R&D Project Manager in the Module Development Department
  • Specialist in advanced and alternative PV module concepts
  • Responsible for project design and oversight, research planning and execution management, design and prototyping of advanced tools for PV module production and characterisation
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Ullmann, Ingo

Ullmann, Ingo

Education: Dipl.Ing. (FH) Materials and Surface Technology

Position: Process Technician

Department: Module Development

Tasks:

  • Construction of solar modules, weathering and characterization
  • Supervision of the open-air test facility
  • Preparation of reports on PV systems
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Voigt, Nicola

Voigt, Nicola

Education: bank clerk, mediator

Department: Research Administration

Tasks:

  • Accounting
  • Project management
  • Controlling
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Wefringhaus, Eckard Dr.

Wefringhaus, Eckard Dr.

Education: Diploma in Chemistry and PhD in Biogeographer

Position: Contract Manager

Department: Research Administration

Tasks:

  • Contract Management
  • IP Management

 

 

Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Deutschland, 78467
Wienands, Karl

Wienands, Karl

Education: Diploma in aerospace engineering

Position: R&D Engineer / Research Associate

Department: Module Development / Quality Management

Tasks:

  • R&D engineering for PV modules
  • Analysis and characterization for PV materials / components and PV modules
  • Supervision of the infrastructure for wet chemical process steps
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 15, Konstanz, Germany, 78467

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