Head, Lab for Thin Films and Photovoltaics at Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (holds efficiency world records for flexible thin film CIGS and CdTe solar cells). Earlier Head of PV and Thin Film Physics Group at ETH Zurich; now adjunct professor. 34 years experience in R&D of thin film deposition processes & solar cells. Ph.D. in Thin Film Solar Cells from IIT, Delhi.
Rahul was previously VP for Manufacturing & Business Development at Tata Power Solar, where he led the turnaround of solar manufacturing business and the multifold growth of the international business. Rahul has been Board member of Flisom since 2013. He holds Engineering and MBA degrees.
Earlier Associate Vice President & Plant Head at Moser Baer Solar. 20 years experience in thin film industries including strategic project conceptualization and execution, setting-up plants, ramping up and operation of large scale thin film silicon and c-Si production plants.
Deputy CEO and cofounder with over 10 years experience in CIGS machine design, automation and construction.