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Dr. ZhongSheng Luo | VP&GM, Application Development, Products and Revenue, Nanosys
Gana Ganapathi | Principle scientist, Applied materials
Peter Schmidt | Distinguished Scientist, Lumileds
Dr. Sadakazu Wakui | Phosphor Engineer, Nichia
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Chanil Park received the BS degree in Chemical Engineering and the MS degree in Semiconductor Science & Technology from Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea. Since joining LG Display in 2001, he has previously worked on the device and process development of LTPS TFT, and has been developing next-generation displays such as large size transparent flexible OLED display and high resolution stretchable Micro LED display. He has practical field experience in the setup and development of world top-class LTPS LCD and OLED display production lines which has been successfully commercialized R&D level technologies, and wide accomplishments of successful development of next-generation display focusing on innovative approach, total process integration, and reliability enhancement. He is currently the leader of Stretchable Task and concentrates on pioneering research to accelerate the commercialization of stretchable display.
As the world leading marketer and application expert in quantum dot (QD) technology for display, Dr. ZhongSheng Luo has extensive experience in commercializing Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) and deep involvement in the development of new QD applications for display such as QD-microLED, QD-OLED and electroluminescent NanoLED. He is the VP&GM, Application Development, Products and Revenue of Nanosys. He obtained his Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University, China and his Ph.D in Materials Science and
Yoshio Tamura is Co-Founder and President of Asian Operations at DSCC, based in Tokyo, Japan. He is a 26-year veteran of liquid crystal display (LCD) market research and consulting and is one of the foremost authorities on the LCD market and its supply chain. He started covering this market in 1990 at Techno Systems Research (TSR) where he launched their LCD market research business and grew it rapidly.
After 10 years at TSR, he joined DisplaySearch in 2000 as Senior Vice President and Founder of DisplaySearch Asia where he played a critical role in launching a large number of highly popular LCD-related reports. Mr. Tamura developed or co-developed the company’s core reports on large-area LCD shipments and forecasts by application as well as reports on fab utilization, pricing, costs, cost models, margin models, glass substrates, color filters, backlights and driver ICs. Most of those reports are still in existence today.
After The NPD Group acquired DisplaySearch in 2005, Mr. Tamura acquired the title of SVP and Fellow to recognize the critical role he played in developing report methodologies. After IHS acquired DisplaySearch in 2014, he became a Senior Director and Advisor within the Display Technology Group.
Longjia Wu received his Bachelor degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), and then got his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from University of California, Davis (UC Davis) in 2015. After graduation, he joined TCL Corporate Research, engaging in the development of high performance quantum-dot light-emitting diodes for display application.
After obtaining her Masters in Nanomaterials cum-laude from Utrecht University (Utrecht, the Netherlands) in 2011, Dr. Van de Haar joined the group of Prof. Albert Polman at the physics research institute AMOLF (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), from where she obtained her PhD in Nanophotonics in 2016. She then moved to Seaborough as Project Manager and Materials Scientist, where she worked on developing new luminescent material systems for LED applications. Currently she is responsible for the Materials Group at Seaborough as Program Director Materials
Dr. Wing Cheung CHONG is the founder and CEO of Raysolve. He was born in Hong Kong and completed his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, under the guidance of Prof. Kei May Lau, a renowned figure in the optoelectronics field. With over 15 years of dedicated experience in Micro-LED micro-display research, Chong has amassed an impressive track record, with over 140 patent applications and 40 publications in the field. In 2019, leveraging his expertise, Chong established Raysolve, where he focused on developing large-size wafer bonding and powerful quantum dot photoresist technology. These advancements enabled the definition of quantum dot patterns through photolithography, thereby realizing full-color micro-LED micro-displays.
Kim De Nolf is CEO and co-founder of QustomDot. She has received the masters and PhD degree in chemistry from Ghent University in Belgium. In 2017, she started a three-year post-doctoral fellowship to investigate the valorization potential of the research conducted at the PCN group, lead by prof. Zeger Hens. This work has led to the incorporation of QustomDot in January 2020. QustomDot is an advanced materials spin-off company and its mission is to realize the full potential of quantum dots by providing customized solutions for next-generation applications. The QustomDot technology enables the use of RoHS-compliant quantum dots directly onto (micro)LED chips.
Sanger Hsu is currently Director of Business Development of Helio Display Materials, a company pioneering the use of metal halide perovskites for light-emitting applications. Sanger has 15 years’ experience in displays and other light emitting applications and has built strong relationships with customers and partners throughout the displays supply chain. In 2020, he joined Helio as the first employee in Asia.
He has contributed to the commercialization of several generations of quantum dots for displays, from tube to film, and now for in-pixel applications. Between 2017 and 2020, he was in charge of marketing and applications at Kateeva, not only for quantum dot electroluminescence projects but also for OLED with leading panel makers using inkjet printing.
Before that, he was a pioneer at QD Vision in the commercialization of the 1st generation of quantum dot displays. Sanger was a display designer at AUO in his early career. He received MS in Optoelectronics from National Taiwan University.
EE Master , NTHU, TW
LCD panel optoelectronic design, circuit driving, material and process technology
MicroLED panel optoelectronic architecture, circuit driving, material and mass transfer process technology
16 years in LCD technology and product development
8 years in MicroLED display technology architecture
More than 282 international patents related to display technology (LCD-related*182 / MicroLED-related 100)
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Education and Career
03.2023-date Associate Professor, Hanyang University ERICA
03.2018-02.2023 Associate/Assistant Professor, Myongji University
06.2015-12.2017 Postdoctoral research associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Advisor: Moonsub Shim)
03.2015-05.2015 Postdoctoral research associate, Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Seoul National University
03.2009-02.2015 Ph.D. (MS Integrated) in Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (Advisor: Ki-Bum Kim) Thesis title: “Nucleation and growth studies of graphene synthesis on catalytic Cu surfaces”
03.2005-02.2009 B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
- Device architecture design for semiconductor nanocrystal light-emitting diode
- Lifetime measurement and failure mechanism study of LED devices
- Light-responsive display application based on nanocrystal light-emitting diode and photodetector
- Thin film growth mechanism and characterization
- 2D material growth and characterization
- Atomic layer deposition approaches for QD based display devices
- High-resolution patterning of colloidal quantum dot films
Dr. Li Jing, currently the CEO of Zhijing Nanotech, committed to the industrialization of perovskite quantum dots. In 2015, he got PhD degree of Materials Science & Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, and gained working experiences in different interdisciplinary fields in Chinese Academy of Sciences; Shenyin Wanguo Research Institute, PPD Company (NASDAQ: PPDI). He is the founder of member of AAMA Business Leader Development Program 15th; and Standardization Committee of NanoDisplay Technology of China National Nanostandard Committee.
Hunter McDaniel, PhD is UbiQD’s Founder and CEO. He transitioned from a postdoc position at Los Alamos National Laboratory to the company’s first full-time employee in 2014. His vision for the company is to become the worldwide leader in quantum dot manufacturing by enabling new products that aren’t possible with toxic CdSe or InP QDs. He has extensive relevant technical experience as he has worked on both traditional II-VI QDs (including those that contain cadmium) and I-III-VI QDs. During his career, Dr. McDaniel conducted research at top-tier research institutions; Los Alamos National Laboratory (postdoc 2011-2014), Argonne National Laboratory (2011), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (PhD 2006-2011), and University of California at Santa Barbara (BS 2001-2006)). He is highly experienced in the materials science of semiconductor nanocrystals and their optoelectronic device applications (e.g., solar cells, LEDs) with over twenty research publications and more than 700 citations.
With over 10 years of international experience, Itai has gained a broad technical knowledge and leadership skills in chemistry R&D. Itai has led developments of new methods in surface chemistry of nanoparticles, and in novel technologies in the field of semiconductors, focusing on surface chemistry of flat surfaces and self-assembled monolayers. In recent years, Itai has been focusing on R&D of thin film photodetectors.
Itai has gained his Ph.D. from Carl von Ossietzky Universität in Oldenburg, Germany, under the supervision of prof. Jürgen Parisi. His thesis is titled ”Properties tuning of semiconductor nanoparticles through organic and inorganic surface chemistry”.
Dr. Jan Steffen Niehaus studied chemistry at the University of Hamburg. After his PhD thesis about continuous flow synthesis of colloidal nanoparticles, he moved to CAN GmbH in 2008. During that time he launched the CANdot series on the market and started to work on elongated QDs. Since 2018 he is heading a group for quantum materials at the Fraunhofer society focussing on new architectures an materials for future QD materials. Dr. Jan Steffen Niehaus is now working in the field of QD synthesis since 19 years and has filed 12 patent families worldwide.
Artem defended his PhD thesis dedicated to the engineering of devices based on quantum dots under the supervision of Prof. M. A. Loi. The dissertation entitled “Colloidal Quantum Dot Field-Effect Transistors - From Electronic Circuits to Light Emission and Detection” was awarded with the "Best GEC PhD Thesis Award". In March 2019 Artem established QDI systems B.V. and was appointed as the CEO starting from June. He has a strong background in semiconductor electronics and know-how of the fabrication of optoelectronic devices based on QDs. His motivation is to run the new business and commercialize the discoveries he made during and after his PhD research.
Dr. Wakui received his Ph.D. in Engineering in 2010 at the University of Electro-Communications, Japan. His research interest at the doctoral course is nano-scale dielectric properties near semiconductor / oxide interfaces using first principles calculations. Since joining Nichia in 2010, He has been working in the development of new phosphors.
Peter Schmidt serves as a Distinguished Scientist at Lumileds Phosphor Center Aachen, Germany, where he is leading a LED phosphor R&D team.
After receiving a Ph. D. in Solid State Chemistry from Freiburg University in 1999, he joined Philips Research Labs in Aachen, Germany, where he mainly worked in the field of luminescent materials for medical applications and solid-state light sources. In 2015 he joined Lumileds Germany GmbH where he continued his work in LED phosphor R&D. Dr. Schmidt is inventor and co-inventor of more than 95 granted US patents and co-author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications.
Professor Ru-Shi Liu received his Bachelor degree in Chemistry from Soochow University (Taiwan) in 1981. He got his Master Degree in nuclear science from the National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) in 1983. He obtained two Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from National Tsing Hua University in 1990 and from the University of Cambridge in 1992. He joined Materials Research Laboratories at Industrial Technology Research Institute as an Associate Researcher, Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist and Research Manager from 1983 to 1995. Then he became an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry of the National Taiwan University from 1995 to 1999. Then he promoted as a Professor in 1999. In July 2016, he became the Distinguished Professor.
He got the Excellent Young Person Prize in 1989, Excellent Inventor Award (Argentine Medal) in 1995 and Excellent Young Chemist Award in 1998. He got the 9th Y. Z. Hsu scientific paper award due to the excellent energy saving research in 2011. He received the Ministry of Science and Technology award for distinguished research in 2013 and 2018. In 2015, he received the distinguished award for Novel and Synthesis by IUPAC & NMS. In 2017, he got the Chung-Shang Academic paper award. His research is concerning in the Materials Chemistry. He got 2018 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics.
He is the author and co-author of more than 560 publications in scientific international journals.
Sam J. Camardello, PhD, Director of Phosphors and Advanced Materials at General Electric, Licensing. Sam has 16 years working in the field of optical materials, working on various projects from scintillators, persistent phosphors, LFL/CFL phosphors and most recently LED phosphors.
Sam obtained his BS in Material Science at Alfred University. He went on to earn his MS and PhD in Inorganic Chemistry with a focus on Luminescent Materials from Albany University.
Education and Career
•01.2018-Present, Senior Researcher, Korea Photonics Technology Institute, Republic of Korea (January 2018 to Present.) •03.2017-01.2018, Assistant Professor, Sejong Univ., Republic of Korea •03.2013-02.2017, Research Professor, Sungkyunkwan Univ. Republic of Korea •02.2013 Ph.D. (MS Integrated) in Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan Univ. Republic of Korea (Advisor: DaeHo Yoon) •02.2008 B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Aerospace Univ, Republic of Korea -Research Interests •Phosphor Ceramic for LED and LD •Nano Phosphor for Micro-LED •Organic/Inorganic Perovskite Materials for Display •Oxide/Nitride Phosphor Materials •Reduced-Graphene Oxide