Ascent Solar Technologies Inc., a developer of thin-film solar modules, says its chairman, Dr. Mohan Misra, will be retiring from his position on the company's board of directors, effective Dec. 31.
Dr. Amit Kumar will replace Misra as chairman. Kumar is a photovoltaics expert who conducted his Ph.D. thesis research on solar energy conversion devices at Stanford University and the California Institute of Technology. He has been an entrepreneur who has built technology enterprises from start-up to public listing and has also worked in venture capital with Oak Investment Partners and Acacia Research. Most recently, he was the CEO of biotechnology company CombiMatrix.
SOURCE: Ascent Solar