About

Dr. Meng Tao joined Arizona State University in 2011 as a professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. He came from China in 1992 with a Master degree in Materials Science and Engineering. He received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His current research focuses on sustainable solar technologies. It covers from materials and devices to systems and applications. His book, “Terawatt Solar Photovoltaics – Roadblocks and Opportunities”, was published by Springer in 2014. He is an editor of the Electrochemical Society Journal of Solid State Science and Technology. He co-founded TG Companies LLC and serves as its CTO to commercialize innovative and sustainable solar technologies. He was awarded the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Alternative Energy Technology, “one of the most respected Fulbright awards globally”, and was invited to the 2017 Nobel Award Ceremony in Stockholm.

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