University of Toledo
Yanfa Yan has been an Ohio Research Scholar Chair and Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Toledo, since 2011. Previously, he was a Principal Scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from Wuhan University in 1993. His expertise includes thin-film solar cell fabrication, defect physics of semiconductors, and nanoscale characterization of microstructures, interfaces, and defects in thin-film photovoltaic materials. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society.