Dr. Keisuke Ohdaira is a Professor in the School of Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST). He received his PhD from in the Department of Applied Physics, School of Engineering, University of Tokyo in 2004. He then moved to Tohoku University and worked as a post-doctoral researcher between 2004 and 2005. On September in 2005, he joined the School of Materials Science of JAIST as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to an Associate Professor at the same institute in 2012 and to a Professor in 2018. He received the best paper award of the 27th photovoltaic science and engineering conference (PVSEC-27) in 2017.
Current research topics are the fabrication of crystalline silicon solar cells utilizing catalytic chemical vapor deposition (Cat-CVD) and related technologies, formation of polycrystalline silicon films by flash lamp annealing (FLA), and potential-induced degradation (PID) of n-type crystalline silicon solar cell modules.