Thomas Krametz, DI (FH) studied at the advanced technical college Technikum Vienna with the focus on power electronics and received the DI (FH) degree in electronic engineering (2003). A noise immunity test device for PV inverters was developed in the context of the diploma thesis. Since 2003 he is working as scientific employee at AIT, responsible for the accredited testing of PV modules according to international standards. He is an expert in the field of rapid lifecycle tests for PV components and the characterisation of damaged/aged PV modules. He is chairman of the working group AG-E03 5 “PV modules” of the technical subcommittee E03 of OVE (Austrian Electro-technical Association) and member of CENELEC TC82 WG1 “Cells and modules”.