NANJING, China, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or "the Company"), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced that its Head of Research and Vice President, Dr. Aihua Wang, has received the 2013 ACAA/IELTS Australia China Alumni Awards for Research and Innovation. The award honors outstanding alumni of Australian universities and colleges, who have made significant contributions in their chosen field and are currently based in China. The award ceremony was held in Beijing, China on November 2, 2013.
As head of Research of China Sunergy, Dr. Wang, together with Dr. Zhao, China Sunergy's Chief Technology Officer, have led the Company's research and development team since its inception. With over 28 years of solar cell research experience, Dr. Wang and Dr. Zhao have set many world records for silicon solar cells' highest lab efficiency, including the current world's best of 25.0%. Since 2000, Dr. Wang has been a Research Fellow at the Photovoltaic Special Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, where she received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Stephen Cai, CEO of China Sunergy, said, "We proudly congratulate Dr. Wang for this prestigious award, which recognizes her many great contributions to the industry and to China Sunergy. We are very fortunate to have Dr. Wang and Dr. Zhao serving as our technology leaders, and we remain firmly committed to spearheading the industry with cutting-edge technological innovations."
Dr. Aihua Wang remarked, "It is a great honor to be recognized by the Australia China Alumni Association, and I especially appreciate and enjoy the marvelous opportunity to closely collaborate with the industry's many other outstanding experts and scientists. I thank all the team members at China Sunergy for their dedicated efforts and the Company for providing us with such a great platform and resources to continue our quest for new discoveries and innovations. I, along with Dr. Zhao, will happily continue our passion for renewal energy science and our aim to continue making positive contributions to bringing reliable and affordable solar energy to the world."
About China Sunergy Co., Ltd.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSUN) designs, manufactures and delivers high efficiency solar cells and modules to the world from its production centers based in China and Turkey. China Sunergy also invests in high potential solar projects. Founded in 2004, China Sunergy is well known for its advanced solar cell technology, reliable product quality, and excellent customer service.
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