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SID Salutes The 2014 Honors And Awards Recipients For Outstanding Achievements & Contributions To The Display Industry

Companies mentioned in this article: Society for Information Display (SID)

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID), will honor the recipients of its prestigious 2014 Honors and Awards for exceptional contributions to the field of information display next Monday, June 2 at its annual banquet during Display Week, being held at the San Diego Convention Center.

More information and background on each of this year's well-deserved winners will be available at the event, but those that can't attend the banquet can learn more about the winners in the 2014 SID Honors and Awards article, published earlier last month.

2014 SID Honors and Awards Recipients

    The Karl Ferdinand Braun
     Prize, sponsored by AU
     Optronics Corporation, is
     presented for an outstanding
     technical achievement in, or
     contribution to, display
     technology.

    Dr. Katsumi Kondo, SID Fellow
     and a member of the Corporate
     Research and Development
     Group at Sharp Corporation,
     will be receiving the Karl
     Ferdinand Braun Prize for his
     contributions to the
     development of in-plane-
     switching (IPS) TFT-LCD
     technology.



    The Jan Rajchman Prize,
     sponsored by Sharp
     Corporation, is presented
     for an outstanding
     scientific or technical
     achievement in, or
     contribution to, research
     on flat-panel displays.

    Dr. Dirk J. Broer, Professor
     at Eindhoven University of
     Technology, will receive
     the Jan Rajchman Prize for
     his pioneering development
     of UV-polymerizable
     liquid-crystalline
     polymers and his
     contributions to their
     applications in flat-panel
     displays.



    The Otto Schade Prize,
     sponsored by Samsung
     Display, is awarded for an
     outstanding scientific or
     technical achievement in,
     or contribution to, the
     advancement of functional
     performance and/or image
     quality of information
     displays.

    Candice Brown Elliott, CEO
     and Founder of Nouvoyance,
     Inc., will be awarded the
     Otto Schade Prize for her
     development of PenTile
     display technology.



    The Slottow-Owaki Prize,
     sponsored by Fujitsu Ltd.
     and Dr. Tsutae Shinoda, is
     awarded for outstanding
     contributions to the
     education and training of
     students and professionals
     in the field of information
     displays.

    Dr. Han-Ping Shieh, a
     professor and Vice-
     Chancellor at National
     Chiao Tung University, will
     be awarded the Slottow-
     Owaki Prize for his
     contributions to the
     education and training of
     students and professionals
     in the display field.



    The Lewis & Beatrice Winner
     Award for distinguished
     service is awarded to a
     Society member for
     exceptional and sustained
     service to SID.

    Jenny Bach, data manager for
     the Society's California
     headquarters, is the winner
     of the Lewis & Beatrice
     Winner award for her work in
     enabling the SID office to
     handle the growth in
     members, chapters, and
     student involvement during a
     period of rapid growth for
     SID.

2014 SID Fellow Awards honor individuals who have made a widely recognized and significant contribution to the field of information display.

    Dr. Chihaya Adachi

    Director of the Center
     for

    Organic Photonics and

    Electronics Research
     (OPERA)

    at Kyushu University



    Dr. Janglin Chen

    Vice-President of the
     Industrial

    Technology Research
     Institute

    (ITRI) in Taiwan and the
     General

    Director of the Display

    Technology Center at ITRI



    Dr. Taiichiro Kurita

    Executive Research
     Engineer

    with NHK (Japan
     Broadcasting

    Corporation)



    Dr. Victor Belyaev

    Principal Scientist with
     Moscow

    Region State University



    Dr. Yong-Seog Kim

    Professor at Hongik
     University


2014 SID Special Recognition Awards are presented to members of the technical, scientific and business community for distinguished and valued contributions to the information-display field.

    Dr. Mark Spitzer

    Director of Operations
     at

    Google



    Dr. Hyun Jae Kim

    Professor at the School
     of

    Electrical and
     Electronic

    Engineering at Yonsei
     University



    Dr. Zenichiro Hara

    Engineer at Mitsubishi
     Electric

    Corp.



    Dr. Changhee Lee

    Professor at the School
     of

    Electrical and Computer

    Engineering at Seoul
     National

    University

The SID Honors and Awards dinner will start at 8 p.m. on June 2 during Display Week in Room 6C at the San Diego Convention Center. Tickets are still available for $90 and must be purchased in advance. More information can be found at www.displayweek.org.

About Display Week
The 51(st) SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, or Display Week 2014, will take place June 1-6, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Display Week is the premier international gathering of scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users in the field of electronic information displays. For more information on Display Week 2014, visit www.displayweek.org or follow us on Twitter at @DisplayWeek. Display Week-related tweets can be created, viewed and shared using the hash tag #SID2014.

About SID
The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the display industry. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display technology, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. The organization's 6,000-plus global members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than ten conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID's global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008. For more information, visit www.sid.org.

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