A journey full of challenges: how a poor university sparked the LED revolution and the continual impact in the future smart society

Time: Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Presenter: 2014 Nobel Physics Laureate Prof Hiroshi Amano
Davies Auditorium
15 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

Visit of 2014 Nobel Physics Laureate Prof Hiroshi Amano to come and give Nyquist colloquium + Mr. Bob Mann '51.


Professor Hiroshi Amano received Doctor of Engineering from Nagoya University. Currently he is a Director, Center for Integrated Research of Future Electronics, and a Professor, Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability, Nagoya University.

He shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics with Prof. Isamu Akasaki and Prof. Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources".

He is currently developing technologies for the fabrication of high-efficiency power semiconductor development and new energy-saving devices at Nagoya University.