Program Managers


ITN's Program Managers are each highly experienced and successful scientists, as well as seasoned managers.


Dr. Russell Hollingsworth—Dr. Hollingsworth joined ITN as a Senior Scientist in May 2000, and has over 20 years experience in process development of amorphous silicon, alloy-based materials, and devices grown by Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD). He has extensive experience in all phases of thin-film photovoltaic manufacturing from equipment design, construction, and control software, to process development and device characterization. Dr. Hollingsworth has over 40 publications, and 1 patent on semiconductor devices and materials. Dr. Hollingsworth holds a BS-Physics from Louisiana State University, and both a MS and Ph.D. in Physics from Colorado State University.


Mr. Scott Kato, Director of the Thin-Film Deposition Systems—Mr. Kato leads the company’s advanced equipment design and fabrication activities. With more than 20 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in manufacturing and design environments, Mr. Kato brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from past professional endeavors. At ITN, Mr. Kato is responsible for divisional project management, R&D, product design, rapid prototyping, and manufacturing process management. Mr. Kato holds an Engineering degree from Red Rocks Community College, and numerous technical and engineering certifications.