LIGHTING THE WORLD Honoring Nick Holonyak, Jr. Recipient of the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering

Professor Shuji Nakamura is one of the four featured speakers.

The visible light emitting diode (LED) has affected the quality of life of over 1.5 billion people worldwide, with photonic devices such as lasers and LEDs providing the backbone of the internet. Distinguished speakers discuss the influence the work of Nick Holonyak, Jr. whose inventions have helped literally light the world and produce the engine of the information age.

MAY 4, 2017

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Mitchell Auditorium
Bossone Research Enterprise Center 3120-40 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104