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

  (May 29, 2014)

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 forthe 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


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


Dr. Hyun Jae Kim

Professor at the School of

Electrical and Electronic

Engineering at Yonsei University

Dr. Zenichiro Hara

Engineer at Mitsubishi Electric


Dr. Changhee Lee

Professor at the School of

Electrical and Computer

Engineering at Seoul National


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

About Display Week
The 51st 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 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

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