Keynotes Addresses

Partial list of committed Keynote speaker

1. Title:the development of the (field-effect) LCD technology since the invention of the TN-LCD in 1970

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Martin Schadt

Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC), the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Society for Information Display (SID)

Dr. Schadt is a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC), the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Society for Information Display (SID). He is Honorary Professor of Sichuan University, Chengdu (2013) and of Nanjing University, Nanjing. Among others, Dr. Schadt has received the following Awards: European Inventor Award 2013 for Lifetime Achievement, Charles Stark Draper Prize of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Frederiks Medal of the Russian Liquid Crystal Society; Blaise Pascal Medal of EURASC, George W. Gray Medal of the British Liquid Crystal Society, Eduard-Rhein Technology Prize, Jun-Ichi Nishizawa Medal of IEEE, Robert-Wichard-Pohl Preis of the German Physical Society, Aachener und Münchener Preis für Technik und angewandte Naturwissenschaften, Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize of SID, Roche Research and Development Prize.

Martin Schadt

欧洲科学院(EURASC),美国国家发明家学会(NAI)和信息显示学会(SID)的院士,液晶显示技术发明人

     Schadt博士是欧洲科学院(EURASC),美国国家发明家学会(NAI)和信息显示学会(SID)的院士是四川大学和南京大学的名誉教授。Schadt博士获得了以下奖项: 2013年度欧洲发明家终身成就奖,美国国家工程院查尔斯·斯塔克·德雷珀奖,俄罗斯液晶学会Frederiks奖章; EURASC的Blaise Pascal奖章,英国液晶学会George W. Gray勋章,Eduard-Rhein技术奖,IEEE西泽君泽Ichi奖章,德国物理学会Robert-Wichard-Pohl,Aachener und Münchener Preis für Technik und angewandte Naturwissenschaften,SID Karl Ferdinand Braun奖罗氏研究与开发奖。


2.Title: TBD

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Chi-Ming CHE

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China), a Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences, USA, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow of the Academy of Science for the Developing World (TWAS) in Chemical Sciences,

Prof. Chi-Ming Che [B.Sc. (1978) and Ph.D. (1982) from The University of Hong Kong (HKU)] studied at the California Institute of Technology from 1980 to 1983. He then joined the Department of Chemistry at HKU and is now Dr Hui Wai-Haan Chair Professor of Chemistry and Director of State Key Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry and HKU-CAS Joint Laboratory on New Materials. Prof. Che is a member of Chinese Academy of Sciences and a Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences, USA. He has received the First Class Prize of the State Natural Science Award of China and the Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Prize. He has a current H-index of 105 and is listed as one of the ISI Highly Cited Researchers. Over 150 Ph.D. students have successfully completed their studies under his supervision. He has been awarded a number of lectureships, including the Seaborg Lectureship at the University of California at Berkeley, Julia S. and Edward C. Lee Lectureship at University of Chicago and Davison Lectureship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include inorganic and organic synthesis, metal-ligand multiple bonds, metal-catalyzed organic transformations, organometallic and inorganic photochemistry, luminescent materials and inorganic medicines.

支志明

中国科学院院士,美国科学院外籍院士,发展中国家科学院院士,英国皇家化学会院士

  支志明教授出生于香港。1978年在香港大学获一级荣誉学士学位,及后在1982年获博士学位。在1980-1983年间,支教授负笈远游,师从美国加州理工学院Harry B. Gray(美国科学院院士)教授,学习深造光化学和生物无机化学。其后返母校香港大学化学系任教,现为香港大学许惠娴博士化学讲座教授。支教授是中国科学院院士,是港澳地区第一位获此殊荣的科学家。在2006年获国家自然科学一等奖,是香港迄今唯一获得此殊荣的科学家。支教授于2013年当选美国科学院外籍院士。同年,获英国皇家化学学会百周年奖。为提高香港的科研实力,加强同内地的合作和推动中国化学研究的发展,支教授牵头在香港大学创建了「合成化学国家重点实验室」、「香港-中科院新材料联合实验室」等大型实验室。支教授亦是这些实验室的主要负责人。

  支教授发表的学术论文超过880篇,H指数高达1052005年以来,被美国科学资讯研究所(ISI)列入最高引用率学者。至今,他已培养超过150名博士生,亦曾在世界各地讲学,包括加州大学伯克利分校、芝加哥大学和麻省理工学院等。支教授对金属配位化学、光化学和无机生物化学,由基础研究至科技创新,贡献良多。支教授通过合成化学,在新材料和抗癌药物的研究中取得了重大成果,开拓了化学、物理和生命科学之间的跨学科研究,亦在可持续发展的催化化学与节能环保、金属药物的化学生物学等领域作出了很多开拓性的贡献。


3.Title: TBD

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Dirk Jan Broer

Professor of South China Normal University, Academician of the royal Dutch academy of sciences

Dirk J. Broer is polymer chemist and specialized in polymer structuring and self-organizing polymer networks. In 1973, he joined Philips Research (Eindhoven, Netherlands) where he worked on a manifold of research topics such as vapor phase polymerization, optical data storage, telecommunication and display optics. In 1990/1991, he worked at DuPont Experimental Station (Delaware, USA) on nonlinear optics and vapor phase deposition of pi-conjugated polymers. He started his work on liquid crystal materials in 1985. He developed the process of in-situ photopolymerization of liquid crystal monomers to form densely crosslinked and monolithically ordered liquid crystal networks which led in 1990 to his PhD degree at Groningen University with Prof. Challa as his promotor. Back in 1991 at Philips Research he developed optical films for LCD enhancement and in 2000 he started his work on new manufacturing technologies of LCDs for large area displays and electronic wallpaper. From 2003 to 2010 he was senior research fellow and vice president at the Philips Research Laboratories specializing on biomedical devices and applications of polymeric materials.

In 1996, he was appointed as part-time professor at the Eindhoven University covering research topics as liquid crystals, polymer waveguides, solar energy, organic semiconductors, nanolithography, soft lithography and polymer actuators for biomedical microfluidic systems. In 2010, he was appointed as fulltime professor in Eindhoven to chair the Department Functional Organic Materials and Devices with a research emphasis on clean technologies as energy harvesting, water treatment and healthcare. In 2015 he became staff member of the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems in Eindhoven and coordinates presently a program on responsive soft materials. In 2015 he co-founded the Institute of Device Integrated Responsive Materials, a joint initiative of South China Normal University and Eindhoven University of Technology.

Prof. Broer is member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and received, among others, the SID Jan Rajchman Prize in 2014. In total, he has around 260 publications in peer reviewed journals and more than 120 US patents.

Dirk Jan Broer

华南师范大学教授,荷兰皇家科学院院士

     Dirk J. Broer荷兰人荷兰皇家科学院院士是聚合物化学家,专长于聚合物结构和自组织聚合物网络。1973年,他加入飞利浦研究所(荷兰艾恩德霍芬),从事气相聚合,光学数据存储,电信和显从事π共轭聚合物的非线性光学和气相沉积工作。1977年于埃因霍温技术大学获得高分子材料硕士学位他于1985年开始从事液晶材料方面的工作开发了液晶单体的原位光聚合工艺,形成了密集的交联和整体有序的液晶网络,于1990年在荷兰格罗宁根大学获得高分子材料博士学位。1991年,他在飞利浦研究所开发了用于增强LCD的光学薄膜,并于2000年开始了大面积显示器和电子壁纸液晶显示器新制造技术的工作。从2003年到2010年,他是飞利浦研究实验室的高级研究员和副总裁,专门从事生物医学设备和聚合物材料的应用。
   1996年,他被任命为埃因霍温大学高分子材料(主攻针对信息与通信技术的应用)教授,研究课题包括液晶,聚合物波导,太阳能,有机半导体,纳米光刻,软光刻和生物医学微流体系统的聚合物致动器等。2010年,他被任命为埃因霍温技术大学任功能有机材料与器件系主任研究内容包括功能性有机材料与器件研究,重点研究清洁技术,如能量收集,水处理和保健。2015年,他成为埃因霍温复杂分子系统研究所的工作人员,目前负责协调响应软材料项目。2015年,他共同创办了华南师范大学和埃因霍温理工大学共同发起设备集成响应材料研究所。
   Broer教授是荷兰皇家艺术与科学学院(KNAW)的成员,并于2014年获得了SID Jan Rajchman奖。据统计,他在同行评议期刊上发表了约260篇出版物和120多项美国专利。


4.Title: Display technologies for AR and VR applications

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Shintson Wu

University of Central Florida, Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Shin-Tson Wu is a Pegasus professor at the College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida (UCF). Prior to joining UCF in 2001, he was with Hughes Research Labs (Malibu, California), where the first laser and liquid-crystal-on-silicon were invented. Dr. Wu is among the first six inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. He is a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and a Fellow of the IEEE, OSA, SID, and SPIE. He is the recipient of OSA Esther Hoffman Beller Medal (2014), SID Slottow-Owaki Prize (2011), OSA Joseph Fraunhofer Award (2010), SPIE G. G. Stokes Award (2008), and SID Jan Rajchman Prize (2008). He is an honorary professor of Nanjing University (2013) and National Chaio Tung University (2017). He was the founding chief editor of the IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology. He has co-authored 7 books, 530+ journal papers, and obtained 87 U.S. patents. Presently, he is serving as SID Honors and Awards committee chair.


5.Title: Thin film polarizers by photoalignment

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Hoi-Sing Kwok

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, SID Fellow


6.Title: TBD

Michael D. McCreary

VP, and CTO of Eink Corporation, Ph.D


7.Title: TBD

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Gildas Sorin  

CEO of CYNORA

Gildas Sorin joined cynora GmbH in October 2015 as CEO. He has over 35years of international management experience. Gildas Sorin started his careerat the French Thomson Multimedia company. During that time, he executed severalgeneral manager positions and became director of its semi-conductor  activity  as well  as  director  for  the  flat  displays development. Following,  he  joined Philips  Electronics  as  Vice  President  in  Display  Division  where  he  was responsible  for  the  large  flat  displays.  Gildas  Sorin  became  CEO of  Novaled from  the  start  of  the  company  in  2003  and  made  the  company  becoming  a  world leader  in  the  field  of  organic  materials  for  OLED  displays  till  its  sales to Samsung  end  of  2013.  Gildas  Sorin  studied  Electrical  Engineering  at  the  ESEO  in France.  He  graduated  in  1989  at  the  Thomson  University  with  a qualification in Management for Business Administrations.

8. Title:Enhancing and Augmenting Human Perception with Artificial IntelligenceAchin Bhowmik - bio pic.PNG

Achin Bhowmik

Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President of Engineering, Starkey Hearing Technologies

SID Fellow, the Secretary of SID

Dr. Achin Bhowmik is the chief technology officer and executive vice president of engineering at Starkey, the largest hearing technology company in the US, a privately held medical devices business with more than 5000 employees and operations in more than 100 countries worldwide. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s research and engineering efforts.

Prior to joining Starkey, Dr. Bhowmik was vice president and general manager of the Perceptual Computing Group at Intel Corporation. There, he was responsible for R&D, engineering, operations, and businesses in the areas of 3D sensing and interactive computing, computer vision and artificial intelligence, autonomous robots and drones, and immersive virtual and merged reality devices.Previously, he served as the chief of staff of the Personal Computing Group, Intel’s largest business unit.

As an adjunct professor and guest lecturer, Dr. Bhowmik advises graduate research and teaches courses on human-computer interactions and perceptual computing technologies at the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, Liquid Crystal Institute of the Kent State University, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, and the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar.

Dr. Bhowmik was elected a Fellow of the Society for Information Display (SID). He serves on the board of advisors for the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at UC Berkeley, the executive board for SID, and the board of directors for OpenCV. He received the  Industrial Distinguished Leader Award from the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association. He has over 200 publications, including two books and 34 issued patents.


9.Title: TBD

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Kei May LAU

Professor of HKUST,IEEE Fellow, CSR Fellow

Professor Lau is a Fellow of the IEEE, a recipient of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Awards for Women (FAW) Scientists and Engineers (1991) and Hong Kong Croucher Senior Research Fellowship (2008). She served on the IEEE Electron Devices Society Administrative Committee and was an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (1996-2002). She also served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Crystal Growth.  She is an Associate Editor of the Applied Physics Letters.


10. Title: Circular economy and green manufacturing

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SK Huang  

VP of AU Optronics Corp.

Present Post

AU Optronics Corp.

VP of Manufacturing Integration Office

Education

NationalTaiwan University, Master of Business Administration EMBA

NationalCheng Kung University, Master of Physics

Experience & Honor

Jointed AUO in2002, have successively held the post of Factory Director, Associate VP of Factories, Senior Associate VP of TV Display Manufacturing Center and VP of Video Solutions Product Manufacturing, led and consolidated manufacturing business of Video Solutions BG in Taiwan, Suzhou, Xiamen.

Also have servedthe leader of Green Production project, the leader of intelligent manufacturing project and have set up the first zero discharge in industry waste water systemin Taiwan.

Current position is VP of Manufacturing Integration Office. In charge of Quality Assurancesystem, Green Product system, CSR(Corporate Social Responsibility) & ESH(Environment,Safety & Hygiene), Equipment Technology Development and intelligent manufacturing and so on business. Also be responsible for the promoting business of environmentally sustainable. Be engaged in the service business unit of circular economy & environmentally sustainable.

黄胜凯    

友达光电副总经理

现职

友达光电      制造整合室 副总经理

学历

国立台湾大学 商学所 EMBA 硕士

国立成功大学 物理所 硕士

经历与荣誉

2002年加入友达光电, 曾任厂长、厂区协理、电视显示器制造中心资深协理、视讯产品制造总部副总经理职务,带领并统合台湾、苏州、厦门之视讯产品制造业务。

曾任绿色制造项目负责人智能制造项目推动负责人,建立台湾第一座工业废水零排系统。

现任友达光电制造整合室副总经理,负责质量系统、绿色产品系统、永续环安、设备技术开发、智能制造等业务。同时负责环境永续业务之推展,从事循环经济与环境永续方案之服务。