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BU Display Technology Seminar

The Boston University Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Corning Incorporated invite you to attend our spring Emerging Technologies and Best Industry Practices Seminar that will take place on April 29, "Emerging Display Technologies."

Flat Panel Displays have become ubiquitous in products ranging from cell phones to televisions; the market for flat panels is expected to exceed $65 Billion in 2005. This Emerging Technology Seminar will feature a distinguished panel of speakers sharing their expertise on a wide array of new types of displays, including Field Emission, Organic Light Emitting Diodes, Reflective Displays and Projection. Critical component requirements for flexibility and backlighting will also be highlighted. Leading industry experts will also share their perspectives on the current market and provide projections for future growth. With the rewards so great, the rate of technological change is intense and offers unique opportunities for both researchers and entrepreneurs.  This seminar, which is co-sponsored by Boston University and Corning Incorporated, is intended for engineers and scientists from both academia and industry.  

Confirmed Speakers:

Mr. Don McNaughton, Senior Vice President – Display
Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY
"Current Perspectives on the Display Industry"

Dr. Bill Milne, Division Head – Electrical Engineering
University of Cambridge,   Cambridge, England,  U. K.
"Field Emission Displays"

Dr. David Williams, Chief Technology Officer, Kodak Display Products
Eastman Kodak, Rochester, NY
"Organic Light Emitting Diodes"

Mr. John Ritter, Vice President – Development
E Ink Corporation, Cambridge, MA
"Reflective Displays"

Dr. Ghassan Jabbour, Professor
Flexible Display Center
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
"Flexible Displays"

Dr. Munisamy Anandan
Organic Lighting Technologies, LLC, Del Valle, Texas
"Display Backlighting"

This Seminar will be held at the Boston University School of Management Executive Leadership Center at 590 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA. Visit our website for more information:  http://www.bu.edu/mfg/programs/outreach/etseminars/

Feel free to forward this information to your colleagues. For any questions, please contact Heather Johnson at (617) 353-2943 or hmj@bu.edu.

Boston University
Department of Manufacturing Engineering
15 St. Mary's Street
Brookline , MA   02446

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