Titres universitaires  :  Dr., Prof.

 Date de naissance : 4 décembre 1940

Situation familiale : marié

Vie professionnelle :
Ph.D. from ETH Zürich (1969); Lecturer at ETH (1969-1975); Founder and Co-Director of the Centre for Electronics Design and Technology (CEDT) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1975-1979); Professor at University of Neuchâtel (since 1979); Professor at EPF Lausanne (since 1988); Founder of the PV-Lab at the Institute of Microtechnology (IMT) of the University of Neuchâtel (1985), Pioneer for VHF deposition of silicon (1987); for microcrystalline silicon solar cells (1993); for "micromorph" tandem solar cells (1994) and their transfer to  Industry (2002 FLEXCELL; 2003 OERLIKON).

Affiliations représentatives :
1. Life member IEEE
2. Former member of the Swiss Federal Commission on Energy Research (CORE)
3. Advisor to various Industries    

Langues : English, German, French, Italian