OAI has announced that Dr. Mohan Bhan has joined OAI as Director and Head Solar Test Products Division. Mohan Bhan is an industry veteran and brings with him rich technical and business operations experience of more than 24 years spanning across Semiconductor and Solar Industries.
Mohan has recently led technology development of third generation, thin film solar cells on solar brush platform as, Chief Technology Officer, at Bloo Solar where he successfully developed world's highest efficient 3D based solar cells.
Previously, he worked as Vice President of Engineering, at Moser Baer Solar Limited where he successfully commissioned and managed the operation of Applied Materials 40MW "SunFab" Turnkey line for the production of large area amorphous silicon based thin film photovoltaic modules. He brings an extensive technical background on the photovoltaic device and module engineering, testing and collecting performance in outdoor environment. He also has hands-on experience with the development of various types of solar cell materials such as mono and poly Si, a-Si, CdTe, CIGS and GaAs. He has worked on both standard and CPV based solar cells. His technical background further expands into the development of new solar module concepts and driving product certification (TUV and UL) programs. He has also worked at Applied Materials Inc. for 13 years where he held various technical, marketing and business management positions.
Mohan has received his Ph.D. in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He has been awarded various advanced research fellowships to work at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Iowa State University.