Ray Lian

Ray Lian
Senior Analyst

As a senior analyst at NPD Solarbuzz, Ray Lian is responsible for researching and forecasting the market for the solar photovoltaic industry. Lian specializes in the up-stream PV supply chain, finding market and technology trends for polysilicon, wafer, cell, and module manufacturing.

Before joining NPD Solarbuzz in 2010, Lian was manager of the sales division at PulsePower Technologies, a distributor of lasers and photonics products in China. He also served at Coherent Inc., a worldwide leading laser supplier, for six years in sales and market development of laser systems for industrial and scientific applications. Lian holds a PhD in Condensed Matter Physics and a BSc in Applied Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China. He did his post-doctorate research on ultrafast laser spectroscopy at Argonne National Laboratory.

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