Abasifreke (Aba) Ebong, Professor and Director of Graduate Program

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Office: Grigg Hall 361 Phone: 704 687 0307

E-mail: aebong1@uncc.edu


  • Ph.D. University of New South Wales, Australia, 1995
  • M.Sc. University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 1987
  • B.Sc. University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 1984
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, GE Global Research Center, NY, 2002

Research Interest

  • Design, modeling, fabrication, characterization, and analysis of solar cells including crystalline, thin films and organic solar cells
  • Low-cost and high-efficiency solar cells (Silicon, III-V etc.)
  • Characterization and understanding of solar cell materials-contacts and interfaces
  • Surface passivation of electron devices
  • III-V light emitting diodes for solid-state lighting


Current Research

Low-cost contact to lowly doped emitters for high-efficiency Si solar cells.

An alternative to Ag paste for lowly doped emitter for high-efficiency Si solar cells.

Understanding the impact of conducting glass layer at the Si/gridline interface.