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SDLE Center Hosts Solar Durability Workshop

On Monday, April 9, the SDLE Center, in cooperation with CWRU's Great Lakes Energy Institute and Ohio State University's Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization (PVIC), hosted a Solar Durability Workshop that brought together nearly 100 representatives from industry, academia, and government. The following speakers and presentations were featured at the event.


Robert Davis - Director, Ohio State University Nanotech West Lab
Dave Hollingshead - Project Engineer, Replex Plastics
Laura Bruckman - Senior Research Associate, SDLE Center, Case Western Reserve University
Hongping Zhao - Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University
Alvin Compaan, Ph.D. - President and Chief Technology Officer, Xunlight 26 Solar, LLC
Liang Ji - Research Engineer, Underwriters Laboratories
Timothy J. Peshek, Ph.D. - Development Engineer, eQED, LLC
Equipment Reliability and Standards for the PV Industry
Joel Rozga - Director of Engineering, Process Technology
Dr. Sagar Gadkari and Mico Perales - GreenField Solar, Inc.
Solar Cell Durability, Reliability, and Qualification Testing for Space Flight Missions
Jeremiah McNatt - NASA Glenn Research Center
Mark Jacobson - Senior Accounts Manager, Photovoltaic Encapsulants, DuPont
Organic and Polymer Photovoltaic Devices: Performance and Trends
Rigoberto C. Advincula - Professor, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University; Research Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston
Organic PV/MORE Center
Ina Martin - MORE Center Laboratory Director, Case Western Reserve University