Sylvain Marsillac

Associate Editor


Old Dominion University
Electrical and Computer Engineering 5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23529
Phone: +1 757 683 6368


 Sylvain Marsillac is a Professor of Electrical Engineering in the ECE Department at Old Dominion University, Norfolk (ODU). He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering (1996)  from the University of Nantes (France). After receiving his Ph.D., he worked for the University of Nantes until 2000 as an Assistant Professor. He then worked as a Researcher for the University of Delaware (IEC) and the University of Hawaii from 2000 to 2004, before joining the University of Toledo in 2005. In 2011, he joined Old Dominion University where he is now leading the effort on Photovoltaic Science an Engineering.

His current research interests include studying new inorganic materials for renewable energy applications,  developing innovative tools for in-situ and real-time analysis, and developing novel architectures and techniques for the fabrication of flexible and high efficiency solar cells. He has published over 140 papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings and has supervised over 20 Ph.D. and Masters students. Sylvain Marsillac has been very active in the organization of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, on the Organizing committee as well as on the Technical committee, where he served twice as the Area 2 (chalcogenide thin film solar cells) Chair. 

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