Dr. W.S. Sampath: invVEST Ambassador, Solar Energy.
Dr. Sampath is Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. He graduated from IIT, Madras in 1980 and has been with CSU since 1985. He is a member of the National CdTe R & D Team sponsored by the Dept. of Energy. The research on improving the manufacturing of CdTe photovoltaics has been the main focus of his research since 1991. The research has been supported by NSF, DOE, EPA, USAID, UN-ICS and Industry. The research is being commercialized by Abound Solar. More details on the research can be got from the website of the lab: www.engr.colostate.edu/mel