Dr. Tom Aernouts is leader of the organic photovoltaics group at IMEC. Over the last few years this activity has grown steadily with currently more than 10 permanent and additionally several student and internship positions. He earned his Master of Science and PhD degree in Physics (in 2006) at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Firstly, he worked on organic oligomer-based diode structures, afterwards continuing his research on organic photovoltaics at IMEC. There, his work focused on the processing and characterization of polymer-based organic solar cells and monolithic modules, introducing techniques like screen and inkjet printing. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 journal publications, book chapters and conference contributions.