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
Youngseok Kim serves as Head of IT Product Planning for OLED at Samsung Display, where he currently leads multiple projects of IT-related OLED display products and critical underlying technologies. He is responsible for product strategy, planning, current- and next-gen display technology roadmap creation, display-driven ecosystem enabling, and the execution toward productization and commercialization. A product guy with a Ph.D. in engineering and an MBA balanced with 10+ years of experience and passion for delivering OLED technology into display proudcts.
Dr. Helander will address the challenges and opportunities for under display cameras and NIR sensors in mobile devices. He is responsible for developing new panels designs, processes and advanced materials for OLED displays since 2011, with special focus on developing solutions for cathode patterning.
Dr. Fangchao Zhao is the Manager of OLED Architecture at eMagin Corporation, a leading manufacturer of OLED microdisplays for virtual and augmented reality applications. In his current role, he is responsible for OLED architecture and process development, primarily focusing on high-brightness OLED microdisplays within the Department of Research and Development. Dr. Zhao joined eMagin in 2018, following his postdoctoral position at the University of California, Los Angeles from 2014 to 2018, and after the Vice President position at Oshine Optoelectronic in China from 2012 to 2014. He holds a PhD degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and has over 15 years of hands-on experience in the field of OLEDs, in which he has authored over 40 scientific papers with more than 2800 citations.
Kyung Cheol Choi is an IEEE fellow and KT Endowed Chair Professor at KAIST, where he has been a professor with the School of Electrical Engineering since 2005. He received his Ph.D. degree from Seoul National University in 1993 and has worked for IAE (Institute for Advanced Engineering), Spectron Corporation of America, and Hyundai Electronics of America. He was a director of the Information Display Research Center from 2000 to 2005 and the Center for Advanced Flexible Display Convergence from 2007 to 2016. Since 2014, he has served as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. His major research areas include flexible, stretchable, and wearable display devices and their bio/medical applications. He has authored over 440 articles for journals and conferences and has registered more than 40 patents. He received the Merck Award in 2018 and the UDC (Universal Display Corporation) Innovative Research Award in 2022.
Shaun Kwak is a Director of Materials Science and the Global Materials Applications Lead at Schrödinger. He received a doctoral degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota under the direction of James R. Chelikowsky. Prior to joining Schrödinger in 2013, Dr. Kwak worked at Washington State University and CFD Research Corporation, where he worked on various contract research projects that involve atomistic-scale design of novel materials solutions and multi-scale analysis of industrial chemical processes. His main interest is offering optimal design and development strategies to the materials industry through the latest advancement in computational chemistry and machine learning technology.
Dr. Ikbal MARGHAD is the CEO and co-founder of Labkicosmos. She has over 10 years of experience in R&D. She obtained her PhD from France, followed by a postdoctoral research position in Japan. Prior to her PhD, she obtained a Master degree in chemistry from France. She has worked for several years as a researcher at different laboratories across France in academic and industrial structures. She was also a visiting researcher in different laboratories in the world: the UK, Taiwan, Lithuania, and Malaysia. Dr Ikbal MARGHAD has worked across multiple functions including scientist and project leader. In her last role, she focused on business development for cost-effective OLED materials development.
Delaware corporation based in Corvallis, Oregon in the US Pacific Northwest.
Amorphyx is an innovator at the intersection of materials science and electronics for
the thin film integrated circuit industry. We leverage our expertise in amorphous
metals and the creation of high-quality thin films in developing a family of
quantum tunneling and semiconductor electronic devices, pixel circuits, materials
systems and manufacturing processes. The Amorphyx technologies create new
performance, manufacturability and image quality opportunities for rigid and
flexible display backplanes from smartphones to TVs and large-format panels.
John completed six years as Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
and Vice President, Marketing with Boston-Ottawa-and-Hong Kong-based SiGe
Semiconductor in June 2011, where he helped lead the company’s turn-around into
an IPO filing on the NASDAQ and sale to Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS). Prior
to joining SiGe Semiconductor, he was CEO of Xindium and co-founder of Tropian,
which invented fundamental RF power techniques used in all mobile phones and
base stations today. He spent the first 10 years of his engineering career
contributing to the next generation of electronic surveillance solutions for the
domestic and international military and intelligence communities.
Jimmy Kim, Ph.D. is a Principal Analyst in charge of display materials and cost analysis within the Omdia group. He joined Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in November 2014, when IHS Markit acquired DisplaySearch, where he served as a senior analyst in charge of display materials and LED analysis.
Before DisplaySearch, he spent three years on the marketing team at Samsung LED (currently Samsung Electronics), leading the display-related LED market team and creating marketing strategies for the company. Prior to Samsung LED, Jimmy spent five years at Samsung Electronics working on the R&D team for the LCD business. There, he led several R&D projects on new light sources for LCD backlights and new BLU structures. He earned his Ph.D. from the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, Korea.
Joined Corning as a Research Scientist in 2011. Based on surface chemistry background studied during MS and PhD course, main research area has been glass surface modification for various applications. Especially, Willow® on carrier technology has been the main focusing area to provide reliable handling method for ultra-thin Corning® Willow® glass throughout the device making process.
With this Willow® on carrier technology, bendable OLED lighting device has been developed under the collaboration with OLED panel maker called OLEDWorks. The first bendable OLED lighting device made with Willow is Lumicurve™ Wave, which was launched in 2017. From 2018, this Willow® on carrier technology to make bendable OLED lighting device has been furthermore expanded to automotive application and currently working for the process and technology development to make bendable OLED taillight with Willow® glass for future car.
Junji Adachi is Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Kyulux, commercializing an innovative OLED emitting technology Hyperfluorescence™. Before founding Kyulux in 2015, he was involved in Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence (TADF) development as a head of strategic research planning in Kyushu University. Prior to joining Kyushu University in 2010, he was experienced engineer and manager with 30 years in industry at Panasonic. He was involved in projects for developing and commercializing cutting-edge technologies such as residential fuel cell system, organic solar cell, and MEMS during his days in Panasonic. He was a visiting researcher of Chemical Engineering Department in M.I.T. from 1994 to 1996. B.S. Osaka University, Professional Engineer Japan (MOT, ICT)
Seongwon (Steve) Kim is an accomplished professional with more than 35 years of experience in new business development, marketing for consumer electronics, and R&D management in the display industry. In particular, he has a significant technical expertise in display device including AM OLED and touch panel and patterning process of display and PV.
Steve joined Universal Display Corporation (UDC) in 2016 as a director of Sales and Business Development. Since 2022, he has been serving as a Senior Director of Sales and Business Development and his position includes local inventory business.
Previously, Steve worked for SABIC as Leader of SABIC Technology Center in Korea and held a variety of leadership roles—including Head of Global Strategic Marketing for Electronic Material at Merck KgaA and Head of New Business Development at Merck Advanced Technologies Korea. Earlier in his careers, he was Head of European Research Center at Samsung SDI Germany, and he started his career at Samsung SDI R&D Center where he was responsible for display device development and technology planning.
Steve holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei University and a M.Sc. in Technology Management from University of New York Stony Brook.
Willem-Jan Derks has a commercial and (technical) project management background with 2 decades of experience in international business development at a worldwide level. At Simbeyond he is responsible for defining and executing Simbeyond’s commercial strategy, customer relations development and development roadmap development based on market trends and customer feedback.
PhD in Physics, University of Oregon
First CEO of YAS
Senior Researcher in Sunic System.
Since joining Silvaco Japan in 2020, he has been driving the development of EDA technologies for display industries. Prior to joining Silvaco Japan, he has over 25 years of experience in the development of displays and design environments for them as a manager and an engineer at NEC, Sony, and Japan Display Inc.
He received B.S. in Pure and Applied Sciences from the University of Tokyo in 1993 and MBA from the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University. He has been working toward Ph.D. at the University of Tokyo. His research interests include an investigation of methods for speeding up a numerical simulation using a machine-learning approach.
Dr. Huan-Chu Huang (IET Fellow, IEEE Senior Member, and TRIZ Master) received double B.S. degrees in Power Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU, Taiwan), an M.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU, Taiwan), an M.B.A. degree and a Ph.D. degree in Communication Engineering both from National Taiwan University (NTU, Taiwan).
Since 2005, he has been with several global leading smartphone companies, such as HTC, Nokia, Huawei, Apple, and Vivo, all in the area of antenna designs. To date, he has published around 50 IEEE journal and conference papers, held about 90 international granted patent families (with more than 150 granted patents), co-authored 3 whitepapers for the wireless communication industry, and delivered 15 invited talks at academic conferences. Besides, he is the 1st Chinese antenna expert for smartphones reported on Qualcomm’s official website and the antenna solution proposer to Apple’s 1st AirPods. Also, he is the 1st Chinese TRIZ Master of MATRIZ (International TRIZ Association). Presently, he is the Senior Antenna Technology Expert and Antenna Team Leader at Visionox Technology Inc., China. Furthermore, he led the industry-leading design of 5G dual-band dual-polarized millimeter-wave antenna-on-display (AoD) to win the People’s Choice Award for the “Best New Display Component” at SID 2023.