Short Course Instructors
| Tim Gessert
Timothy Gessert is a Senior Scientist with EPIR Inc. in Bolingbrook, IL. He received degrees in physics from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (B.S.), Colorado School of Mines (M.S.), and University of Wales-College of Cardiff (Ph.D.) His 30+ years of research experience have involved development of vacuum and photolithographic processes, design and fabrication of transparent-conducting oxides, photovoltaic absorber layers, and electrical contacts. He is currently working toward development high-performance and ultra-lightweight photovoltaic devices related to CdTe and its alloys. He has published more than 240 papers, and currently serves on the board of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the AVS.