Dr Markus Fisher is Vice President R&D Operation at Hanwha Q Cells GmbH. He has been a co-chairman of the international Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV) since 2010. Dr Fisher has more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor and crystalline Silicon PV industry. He joined Q Cells in 2007 after working in different engineering and management positions with Siemens, Infineon, Philips and NXP. As Vice President R&D Operation he is responsible for development and implementation support of process technology and production equipment of current and future c-Si solar cell concepts. Dr Fisher studied solid state physics at the Dresden University of technology and received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1997 from University of Stuttgart.