Jordi Carrabina Bordoll

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

"EDA Tools & Design Kits for Building Complex Organic Circuits"

Prof. T. Jordi CARRABINA, PhD. (M) Leadsthe CAIAC Research Centre at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain), and theCEPHIS laboratory, member of Catalan Innovation Tecnology network TECNIO. Maininterests are Embedded Design using System Level Design and PrintedMicroelectronics Technologies, with special interest in gate arrays and designautomation tools. He is Teaching Telecomand CS BsC and MA of Telecom Engineering at UAB and Embedded Systems Master atUPV-EHU. During last 5 years he has co-authored more 30 papers in journals andconferences. He also leaded several European, national and regional R&Dprojects and contracts in the ICT domain and is active in the creation ofspin-off and Intellectual Property items.

Byong-Deok Choi

Hanyang University, Korea

"Design of Thin-Film-Transistor Gate Driver Circuits: Decoder vs. Shift Register"

Byong-Deok Choi received the B.S, M.S, and Ph.D degrees in electronics engineering from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, in 1994, 1996, and 2002, respectively. In 2001, He joined System IC R&D Center, LG Electronics, Inc., Seoul, Korea, where he was engaged in the development of driver and controller LSIs for organic LEDs, PDPs and TFT-LCDs. Since March 2005, he has been with Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea as an associate professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering. Dr. Choi received Best Student Paper Award in 2003 from SID (Society for Information Display). He has authored and co-authored over 50 international journals and conference papers. He also holds more than 50 international patents. His research interests include driving methods and circuits for flat panel displays, TFT circuit design, display interfaces, low-power circuit and analog circuit design, power IC design, and hardware implementation for cryptographic devices. He is now a member of IEEE, SID, KIEE and KIDS.


Dae Hwan Kim

Kookmin University, Korea

"Subgap Density-of-States (DOS)-based Simulation for Instability-Aware Design of Oxide TFTs"

Dae Hwan Kim received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1996, 1998, and 2002, respectively. From 2002 to 2005, he was with Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd., Korea, where he contributed to the design and development of 92-nm DDR DRAM and 80-nm DDR2 DRAM. In 2005, he joined the School of Electrical Engineering, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He has authored or coauthored more than 260 technical papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is an inventor of four U.S. patents and fourteen Korea patents. His current research interests are nanoscale CMOS devices and integrated circuits, metal oxide and organic thin-film transistors, biosensors devices, exploratory logic and memory devices, energy-efficient nano-ICs, and Si quantum devices. He has also worked on the characterization, modeling, and circuit design for reliabilities of CMOS devices, thin-film transistors, display, biosensors, and neuromorphic systems. He is a senior member of IEEE and also a member of Society for Information Display.


Tung Huei Ke

IMEC, Belgium

"Design and Realization of Thin Film Complementary Circuits"

Tung-Huei Ke was born in Hsinchu, Taiwan on Janurary 20, 1981, He received Ph.D. degree at National Taiwan University in Taiwan in 2009 for the study in organic wide-gap semiconductors for the applications in organic light emitting devices. He was a visiting scholar in TU Dresden in Germany in Prof. Karl Leo's group with DAAD scholarship in 2007 and Kyushu University in Japan in Prof. Chihaya Adachi's group for organic light emitting transistors in 2008. Currently, he is working in the Large Area Electronics department at imec, Belgium. His main expertise relies in thin film CMOS technologies by organic and metal oxide semiconductors and flexible organic light emitting device for circuits and display applications.


Sungsik Lee

University of Cambridge, UK

"Physically-based Modelling and Parameter Extraction of Oxide TFTs"

Dr. Sungsik Lee is a Research Associate at Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. He received Ph.D. degree from University College London in August 2013, where he intensively investigated on oxide thin film transistors since enrolled in Sept. 2010. He was awarded both overseas research scholarship and graduate research scholarship for his Ph.D study. Between 2007 and 2010, he was a researcher in Korean national lab - ETRI, where he joined after the graduation from KAIST. In ETRI, he developed a CMOS High Sensitivity Capacitive Readout Circuit for a capacitive sensor, which was sold to companies in Korea. Currently, his research is focused on an advanced semiconductor-based transistor and its unique physical mechanisms for future smart system where display, energy, and sensor elements are integrated together. So far, he has published about 50 articles including journal papers, invited/contributed talks, and U.S. patents (filed/awarded) in his areas. As his professional and international activities, he has been being a member and referee of IEEE, IEEE EDS, & AIP. And he is playing the role as a Young-Professional Committee member elected by the IEEE EDS. Also, he is a technical program committee member of the international conferences, including IEEE AP Sensors / ISSII, and was a session chair of IEEE Sensors 2012 in Taiwan. In 2011, he won the prestigious IEEE EDS PhD Fellowship (1st place), and recently got the ABTA Doctoral Researcher Award (3rd place).

Ling Li

Institute of Microelectronics, CAS, China

"Compact Models for Organic Thin Film Transistors"

Ling Li was born in Sichuan,China. He received the Master of Science from Institute of microelectronics, Chinese Academy of Sceinces, and the PhD degree in microelectronics from the Technische Universität Wien, in 2004, and 2007, respectively. He is currently employed as Professor at the Institute of Microelectronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Since 2010 he has headed the theory and modeling group, working on semiconductor device physics. His current scientific interests include charge transport in disordered material, device modeling, and compact model issues.

Lei Liao

Wuhan University, China

“Physics and Modeling of Metal Oxide/1D Nanomaterial Composite Thin-Film Transistors”

Lei Liao is currently a professor at Department of Physics, Wuhan University, where he received his B.S. and PhD degrees, both in Physics from 2000 to 2009. From 2009 to 2011, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Xiangfeng Duan’s group at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Los Angeles. His research focused on the high performance thin film transistor based on nanomaterials, and high-speed radio frequency devices. Lei has published nearly 70 scientific papers such as Nature, PNAS, Nano Lett., Adv. Mater., etc., and holds several patents. Lei has received same awards, including Hubei Province Natural Science 1st award (2012), NSFC Young Award (2012), Scopus Young award (2011), and Singapore SMF Young Researcher Award (2008).


Tse Nga Ng

Palo Alto Research Center, USA

“Inkjet Design Rules for Printing Organic Complementary Circuits”

Dr. Tse Nga (Tina) Ng is a Senior Research Scientist with the Electronic Materials and Device Laboratory at Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). She joined PARC in 2006, and since then her research has focused on flexible electronics using thin-film transistors fabricated by printing techniques. Her work on printed systems has received the 2012 Innovation Award from Flextech Alliance and has been named Runner-up for the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award. Tina received her M.S. and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Cornell University, NY, USA, working with Professor John Marohn on the development of force measurement techniques, such as cantilever magnetometry and electric force microscopy, to study nanoscale phenomena in organic semiconductors.


Radu A. Sporea

University of Surrey, UK

“Simulation of High-Resilience Logic Using High Gain Poly-Si Source-Gated Transistors”

Dr Radu Sporea is Royal Academy of Engineering Academic Research Fellow at the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), University of Surrey in Guildford, UK. Prior to this appointment he has held the EPSRC PhD+ Fellowship in the Nanoelectronics Centre of the ATI and has studied for his PhD (2006 - 2010) in the same centre.

After studying Computer Systems Engineering at “Politehnica” University, Bucharest, Romania, Dr Sporea has worked as a Junior Design Engineer for Catalyst Semiconductor Romania, now part of ON Semiconductor. There he has accumulated experience on all aspects of integrated circuit design and testing. He has also developed software applications for optoelectronic test benches for the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics, also in Bucharest.

Dr Sporea is one of the 2014 EPSRC Rising Stars and has a strong interest in Engineering Education and Public Engagement with Science and Engineering.




Dongming Sun

Institute of Metal Research, CAS, China

"Design, Fabrication and Performance Evaluation on Carbon Nanotube Thin-Film Transistors and Integrated Circuits based on Random Networks"

Dong-Ming Sun received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Jilin University, China, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Then he became a postdoctoral researcher at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. In April 2009, he worked in Nagoya University, Japan. From June 2012, he joined the Advanced Carbons Division at Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, as a thousand-talent-program-for-young-outstanding-scientists professor.

His researches include MEMS optical actuators, piezoelectric ultrasonic motors, and now his interest is focusing on electronic devices based on nano-carbon materials. He presents a technique to fabricate flexible high-performance carbon nanotube thin-film transistors and integrated circuits using floating-catalyst chemical vapour deposition followed by a simple gas-phase filtration and transfer process. He presents a technique to realize all-carbon thin-film transistors, and achieves the mouldable transistors and integrated circuits for the first time.


Tao Sun

Silvaco, Singapore

“Study of Device Physics for Various TFT Technologies by TCAD”

Dr. Tao Sun is senior application engineer of SILVACO. He is responsible for customer support and simulation of a wide range of device & process technologies using Silvaco TCAD tools (2D and 3D). Prior to joining Silvaco, from 2005 to 2009, he has served at Tower Jazz Semiconductor as a staff engineer specialized in SiGeC BICMOS. From 2009 to 2011, he served at Grace Semiconductor as BICMOS Technology development manager. He holds Ph.D in Microelectronics from Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Makoto Watanabe

Japan Display Inc., Japan

“Dynamic Behavioral Modelling of LTPS TFTs and Liquid Crystal Cells for FPD devices”

Makoto Watanabe received his B.S. degree in Arts and Science from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1993, and joined NEC Corporation, Japan, where he was engaged in the development of TFT-LCDs. He joined Sony Corporation in 2004 and transferred to Japan Display Inc. in 2012, where he has been working on the development of design environment for FPDs. He received his MBA from Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University, Japan, in 2014. He is now a General Manager for CAD/CAE field. He is a member of IEEE.


Lei Wang

Guangzhou New Vision Optoelectronic Technology Co. Ltd., China

“Flexible Oxide TFTs for AMOLED Display Applications”

Dr. Wang is the deputy general manager of Guangzhou New Vision Optoelectronic Technology Co. Ltd. (NVO), and an associate research fellow at South China University of Technology (SCUT). Dr. Wang and his team are working on active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) technologies, including new metal oxide semiconductor materials, high-performance oxide thin-film transistor device and process, OLED materials and devices, and so on. Dr. Wang and his team successfully developed the first full color AMOLED demo (2011) and the first flexible AMOLED demo (2013) in China.


Antonio Valletta

Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, CNR, Italy

“Characterization and Modeling of Organic Thin Film Transistors”

Antonio Valletta was born in Salerno, Italy, in 1971. He received the Master degree in Physics from the “Università di Roma La Sapienza” in 1997 and in the PhD degree in Physics in 2003 defending a thesis on the analysis and characterization of polycrystalline silicon TFTs. In November 2007, he moved from CNR - IESS (Institute for Solid State Electronic) to CNR - IMM (Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems) in Rome, where he works as researcher. He is the author of more than sixty scientific papers. His current research interests include the modeling, simulation and physics of polycrystalline silicon TFTs and organic TFTs.


Mingxiang Wang

Soochow Univ., China

“Charge Pumping Characterization of Polycrystalline Si TFTs and Its Geometric Current Elimination”

Mingxiang Wang received B.S. in physics and Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from Nanjing University, China, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Then he joined the Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (Shanghai), China, as a Member of Technical Staff in process reliability engineering. From 2003 to present, he was a professor with the Department of Microelectronics, Soochow University, China. He is a senior member of IEEE since 2009, an editorial board member of the journal Active and Passive Electronic Components. His research interests include thin-film materials and devices, semiconductor device physics, device modeling and reliability. He published more than 100 papers in international journals and conferences, and won the Best Paper Award in the conferences ICSICT2008 and IPFA2010.















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