News for 2017
The 2017 Graduate Division commencement ceremony was held Sunday, June 18 at 4:00 p.m., on the Faculty Club Green.
Prof. Shuji Nakamura, a Nobel Prize winner for the invention of blue LEDs, is a new Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Warsaw, Poland.
UC Santa Barbara engineering professor Larry Coldren has received the 2017 Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award from the Optical Society of America (OSA) in recognition of his “major contributions to photonic integrated circuits.”
Professor Shuji Nakamura is one of the four featured speakers.
With labor cost of hotel operations increasing, there is a pressing need for the development of intelligent hotel technology that is cost effective, highly efficient and can assure the high quality of hotel services. At the event, Professor Shuji Nakamura said, combination of AI, robots and human abilities will be a future trend.
3/22：50 Years of Nitride Optoelectronics (LEDs and Laser Diodes) (一)
3/23：Latest and Future Prospects of Nitride Optoelectronics (LEDs and Laser Diodes) (二)
The Aesthetics of Scientific Discovery
Art of Science winners share the beauty of science through imagery describing some aspect of their research
2017 Central Coast Innovation Awards
The father of LED lighting, Shuji Nakamura, who won the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics for inventing the energy-efficient blue LED, set the tone by focusing on SSL's cutting edge, wowing the crowd with his discussion of such innovations as tunnel-junction blue/green LEDs, violet LEDs, microLEDs, patterned sapphire substrates, high-power semipolar laser diodes (LDs), and Li-fi using LEDs and LDs.
Li-Fi (light fidelity) based on LED or laser has much higher data transfer speeds than Wi-Fi, 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Shuji Nakamura said in a keynote speech in Taipei recently.
We are delighted to announce that Clayton Cozzan is a student poster winner for the 2017 Department of Energy Solid State Lighting Research and Development Workshop for his poster titled "Phosphor Geometries and Luminaires for Laser-driven White Lighting Applications." Clayton researches phosphors for solid-state white lighting in the Materials Department for Ram Seshadri, with support from the Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center and the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
3 February 2017
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