LDK Solar Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, has appointed Dr. Junwu Liang as an independent director to its board of directors. Liang will serve on LDK's audit, compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees.
Liang is a professor at the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Beijing, China. From 1993 to 2005, he served as chairman of the Institute of Electronic Materials, CIE. He was previously a faculty member in the Institute of Semiconductors at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. Prior to that, he worked on design and fabrication of integrated circuit devices at the Yichang Semiconductor Factory in Yichang City, Hubei Province, China.
Liang has published extensively in the areas of semiconductor materials fabrication and silicon characterization. He holds nine patents and is the recipient of numerous science and technology prizes in China.