Tom M. Djokovich, President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Djokovich was the founder and served from 1995 to 2002 as the Chief Executive Officer of Accesspoint Corporation, a vertically integrated provider of electronic transaction processing and e-business solutions for merchants. Under Mr. Djokovich's guidance, Accesspoint became a member of the Visa/MasterCard association, the national check processing association NACHA, and developed one of the payment industry's most diverse set of network based transaction processing, business management and CRM systems for both Internet and conventional points of sale. Prior to Accesspoint, Mr. Djokovich founded TMD Construction and Development in 1979. TMD provided management for multimillion-dollar projects incorporating at times hundreds of employees, subcontractors and international material acquisitions for commercial, industrial and custom residential construction services as a licensed building firm in California. In 1995 Mr. Djokovich developed an early Internet based business-to-business ordering system for the construction industry.
Dr. Madan is a Research Professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at The Colorado School of Mines, President of MVSystems Inc. and an adjunct at The University of Waterloo, Canada. He became one of the originators of Amorphous Silicon technologies in 1970 and fabricated the first TFT (thin film transistor) as part of his Ph.D thesis. With over 30 years of leading edge scientific accomplishments he has published well over one hundred scientific papers, published a text book now in use at several universities and holds fourteen patents on thin film semiconductor technology as well as advanced vacuum semiconductor deposition systems. In addition to his recognized leadership in the fields of thin film semiconductors and solar cells, he is the founder of two firms, Glasstech Solar Inc. in 1985 and MVSystems, Inc. in 1989. As founder of these firms he has gained over twenty years of international business, marketing and management experience successfully establishing technology sales exceeding $150 million dollars. Leveraging his extensive scientific, business and leadership capabilities he has led teams of scientists/engineers in multi-disciplinary programs providing contract research and development work for a multitude of domestic and international agencies and firms including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (USA), BP-Solar (USA), Shell (The Netherlands), Kovio (USA), Zettacore (USA), QinetiQ (UK), ENEA (Italy) and Pacific Solar (Australia) etc.. Dr Madan received his Ph.D. - Physics from the University of Dundee, Scotland.
Dr. John Moore, Member Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. John J. Moore is a Materials Scientist who holds the position of Trustees' Professor and Head of Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Moore is also Director of the interdisciplinary graduate program in Materials Science and Director of the Advanced Coatings and Surface Engineering Laboratory, ACSEL, at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Dr. Moore established the Advanced Coatings and Surface Engineering Laboratory (ACSEL) at the Colorado School of Mines in 1994. The main objective of ACSEL is to perform fundamental research in advanced PVD and CVD systems that will aid the U.S. thin films, coatings and surface engineering industry. ACSEL is a national and international leader in research on advanced coatings, surface engineering and thin film processing. Dr. Moore was awarded a B.Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK, in 1966, a Ph.D. in Industrial Metallurgy from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1969, and a D.Eng. from the School of Materials of the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1996.
Dr. Arokia Nathan, Member Scientific Advisory Board
Arokia Nathan (SM) is a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Nanoscale Elastic Circuits. He is also the chief technology officer of Ignis Innovation Inc., Waterloo, Canada, a company he founded to commercialize technology on thin film silicon backplanes and driving algorithms for active matrix organic light emitting diode displays. Dr. Nathan has extensive experience in device physics and modeling, and materials processing and integration. He has published extensively in the field of sensor technology and CAD, and thin film transistor electronics, and has over 15 patents filed/awarded. He is a co-author of two books, Microtransducer CAD and CCD Image Sensors in Deep-Ultraviole t. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of the American Physical Society, Electrochemical Society, Materials Research Society, Society for Information Displays, International Society for Optical Engineering, and the Institute of Electrical Engineers (UK). He chairs the 2005 IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Technical Committee on Displays and the Displays Sub-Committee in both 2004 and 2005. He serves as co-chair of the Fall 2005 Materials Research Society Symposium M: Flexible and Printed Electronics, Photonics, and Biomaterials, and is currently a Guest Editor for a Special Issue on Flexible Electronics Technology in IEEE Proceedings. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in 1988.
Dr. Richard Rocheleau, Member Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Rocheleau is the director of the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) of the University of Hawaii designated as a US Department of Energy Center of Excellence. At HNEI Dr. Rocheleau has established the HNEI Thin Films Laboratory and developed a research program focused on thin film photovoltaics and renewable hydrogen production having near-term applications in both the commercial and military sectors. Dr. Rocheleau also serves as the PI of several programs including the Hawaii Energy and Environmental Technology Initiative; and the Hawaii Hydrogen Center for the Development and Deployment of Distributed Energy Systems. He is the author of over 30 publications in peer reviewed journals and over 20 conference proceedings in the areas of photovoltaics, photo electrochemical hydrogen production, and thin-film electronic materials. Dr. Rocheleau also holds six patents and three patent disclosures. Leveraging his extensive scientific and leadership capabilities he has led teams of scientists/engineers in multi-disciplinary programs providing contract research and development of PV and semiconductor manufacturing processes for a number of domestic and international firms including, Chronar Corporation, Solarex, First Solar, Trex Enterprises, and Global Solar Inc. Dr. Rocheleau received his BChE and PhD (1980) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware and a M.S. in Ocean Engineering (1977) from the University of Hawaii.
Thomas Anderson, Director
Mr. Anderson has spent much of the last 10 years working as a geologist in the environmental consulting field. His primary focus has been stratigraphic, hydrogeologic, and geochemical characterization, and remediation of hazardous waste sites. Mr. Anderson completed a M.S. in Environmental Science and Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in 1998. Since 1998, he has provided consulting services to the Department of Energy and Department of Defense for complex problems encountered during characterization and remediation of radioactive and hazardous waste sites. He has been a Senior Environmental Scientist at Concurrent Technologies Corp. from November 2000 to date. From March 2000 to November 2000 he was employed as a hydrologist at Stone & Webster Engineering, Inc. From July 1998 to March 2000 he was employed by Advanced Integrated Management Services as an Environmental Scientist/Engineer. From 1997 to 1998 he was a research assistant at Colorado School of Mines in Graduate Program/Environmental Science.
Tom M. Djokovich, Director
Mr. Djokovich is the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer.