Erkki Alarousu, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

Research Scientist

Research Interests

  • Ultrafast laser spectroscopy of solar cell systems
  • High-resolution 3D laser material processing
  • Development of measurement tools based on ultrafast lasers

Selected Publications


  • M.Sc (Tech.), Optoelectronics and measurement techniques, University of Oulu, Finland, 2001
  • D.Sc (Tech.), Optoelectronics and measurement techniques, University of Oulu, Finland, 

Professional Profile

  • 2009  -  Present: Research Scientist, Solar and Photovoltaic Engineering Research Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2008-2009: Visiting Research Scientist, Arizona State University, USA
  • 2007-2011: Research Scientist, University of Oulu, Finland
  • 2001-2006: Doctoral Student, University of Oulu, Finland
  • 2000-2001: Assistant, University of Oulu, Finland

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Member of Finnish Optical Society (FOS)
  • Member of European Optical Society (EOS)

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Time-Resolved Laser Spectroscopy Carrier dynamics