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Princeton to host Science and Technology of Materials annual research symposium

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Steven Abramson, president and CEO, Universal Display Corp.
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Princeton University will host the Science and Technology of Materials Annual Research Symposium featuring Steven Abramson, president and CEO of Universal Display Corp.

The Ewing-based Universal Display’s technology is used in LG 4K televisions to Samsung Galaxy smartphones.  Universal Display was founded with a vision of creating the next generation of displays and lighting, and formed a technology partnership with Princeton University. Founded by Sherwin Seligsohn in 1994, the company went public in 1996 with three part-time employees and today employs more than 200.

Abramson will discuss forging a partnership with Princeton University and the strong technology community in New Jersey.

The conference will be held March 13-14 in Maeder Hall at Princeton University and feature speakers and workshops highlighting the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials’ investigation of new technologies in areas including quantum materials and structures, large-area materials and devices, optics and sensors, and soft materials for polymer and biological systems.

The conference, which is open through registration on the PRISM website will include poster presentations about current research, round-table discussions among technology licensing, venture and entrepreneurship program directors and industry representatives, and tours of facilities including the Imaging and Analysis Center, Micro/Nano-Fabrication Laboratory, Packaging, and Soft Materials Processing Labs.

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David Hutter

David Hutter

David Hutter grew up in Darien, Conn., and covers higher education, transportation and manufacturing for NJBIZ. He can be reached at dhutter@njbiz.com.

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