Dr. Markus Beck has joined thin-film solar cell manufacturer Solexant Corp. as its chief technology officer, responsible for guiding the company's advances in CIGS PV technology and manufacturing.
Most recently, Beck served as vice president of the PV development team at Samsung. Prior to that, he was chief technologist at First Solar – the world's largest thin-film manufacturer – where his focus was on their next-generation, high-volume CIGS manufacturing. Beck also served as CTO at Solyndra, chief scientist at GTI Inc. and senior scientist at Global Solar Energy.
‘With the addition of Marcus Beck, we significantly deepen our bench of expertise in co-evap CIGS and set ourselves up to lead the commercialization of this technology in the gigawatt era,’ says Solexant CEO Brad Mattson.