ZT Solar Names CEO, Gets SBIR Grant Worth $500K

Fort Worth-based ZT Solar, a developer of anti-reflective coatings being applied to improve the efficiency of polysilicon and thin-film solar cells, said today that it has named Thomas E. Dickerson II as its new President and CEO. The firm also said it has been awarded a two-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant. The announcement came along with the move fo the firm to the TECH Fort Worth technology incubator. Dickerson has previously worked at Samsung Austin Semiconductor.