Ashok Kumar Mukerjee obtained undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Delhi University. He did his Ph.D. also from there. His major contributions are the development of entire technology of photovoltaics from characterization of individual cells to a tracking 500 w power generation plant. He has developed a number of technologies for commercial exploitation, some of which have been transferred to seven Indian firms and one to a foreign firm. Dr. Mukerjee has supervised six Ph.D. and seven M.Tech. theses. He has published 28 research papers in referred journals.