Dr Kean Chern Fong

PhD Engineering (Photovoltaics)
Senior Research Fellow
College of Engineering & Computer Science
T: (+61) 02 61252153

Areas of expertise

  • Photodetectors, Optical Sensors And Solar Cells 090605
  • Photovoltaic Power Systems 400808

Research interests

Characterisation of Silicon Solar Cells:
- Measurement and understanding of solar cell IV curves
- Measurement and understanding losses in silicon solar cells

Simulation and Modelling of Silicon solar cells:
- 2D and 3D simulation of silicon solar cells
- Modeling of highly doped silicon region
- Solar cell loss analysis

Solar Cell fabrication:
- Design, optimisation and fabrication of back contact solar cells
- Advanced solar cell designs
- Design optimisation of silicon solar cells


Kean Chern received his Bachelor's degree with first class honours in Electronics Engineering from Multimedia Unviersity, Malaysia in 2005, and his PhD degree in Engineering (Photovoltaics) from the Australian National University, Australia in 2012. He was a Test Engineer at Intel Corporation between 2005 to 2008 developing test libraries for Intel multi-core processors and chipsets. 

He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University conducting research in the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems, developing high efficiency interdigitated back contact solar cells, and conducting research in characterisation and modelling of silicon solar cells.


Projects and Grants

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Updated:  13 August 2022 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers