Holonyak Workshop

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Keynote Speakers

Hiroshi Amano

Hiroshi Amano (Nobel Laureate)

Zoom Presentation

Hiroshi Amano (天野 浩, Amano Hiroshi, born September 11, 1960) is a Japanese physicist, engineer and inventor specializing in the field of semiconductor technology. For his work he was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Isamu Akasaki and Shuji Nakamura for "the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources". Amano was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2016 for the development of p-type gallium nitride (GaN) doping, enabling blue semiconductor LEDs.

Source: Wikipedia

oleg shchekin

Oleg Shchekin (CTO of Lumileds)

In-Person Presentation

Oleg Shchekin is the Chief Technology Officer of Lumileds and is responsible for technology roadmap and incubating new technologies and product concepts that enable Lumileds to lead the industry. Oleg brings over 20 years of innovation, technical development and organizational leadership in semiconductors and LEDs to his role. Dr. Shchekin joined Lumileds in 2005 and has held a number of technical and leadership roles. He has guided LED product efficiency roadmaps, phosphor materials development, incubated and transferred new technologies and products to development, and established and developed a number of technical competencies in R&D. Dr. Shchekin’s previous professional experience includes epitaxial semiconductor crystal growth, semiconductor lasers, and flexible organic semiconductor integrated circuits. His work has been recognized by various awards as well as industry review journals. Dr. Shchekin holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Source: Lumileds.com

Confirmed Speakers

Dieter Bimberg, TU Berlin

John Dallesasse, UIUC

Russ Dupuis, Georgia Tech

Jeff Laroche, RTX

Han Wui Then, Intel