Prof. Franky So
Professor at North Carolina State Univ
SPIE Involvement:
Fellow status | Conference Program Committee | Conference Chair | Conference Co-Chair | Journal Editorial Board Member | Editor | Author
Profile Summary

Franky So received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. He was the program manager of the OLED group at Motorola and later on became the Head of OLED Research at OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. He joined the University of Florida in 2005 and was the Rolf E. Hummel Professor in Electronic Materials in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida. He joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the North Carolina State University where he is currently the Walter and Ida Freeman Distinguished Professor. He has received many awards in the past. While at Motorola, he was named the Distinguished Innovator and Master Innovator. He was the recipient of the DOE Solid State Lighting Program Significant Achievement Awards. Dr. So holds 70 U.S. patents and 20 international patents. He has published more than 130 articles, edited 1 book, and written 4 book chapters. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Materials Science and Engineering Reports and serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, IEEE Journal of Display Technology, SPIE Journal of Photonic Technology and Journal of SID. So is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Photonics Society, Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a Fellow of IEEE, OSA and SPIE.
Publications (42)

SPIE Conference Volume | October 24, 2018

SPIE Conference Volume | October 18, 2017

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 19, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10364, Organic Sensors and Bioelectronics X
KEYWORDS: Infrared imaging, External quantum efficiency, Organic light emitting diodes, Quantum efficiency, Quantum dots, Optoelectronics, Infrared radiation, Transistors, Infrared photography, Phototransistors

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 19, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10362, Organic Light Emitting Materials and Devices XXI
KEYWORDS: External quantum efficiency, Waveguides, Organic light emitting diodes, Spectroscopy, Electroluminescence, Optical simulations, Waveguide modes, Spiral phase plates, Internal quantum efficiency, OLED lighting

SPIE Conference Volume | November 29, 2016

SPIE Conference Volume | October 27, 2015

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Conference Committee Involvement (30)
Organic and Hybrid Light Emitting Materials and Devices XXIII
11 August 2019 | San Diego, California, United States
Organic and Hybrid Sensors and Bioelectronics XII
11 August 2019 | San Diego, California, United States
Organic and Hybrid Sensors and Bioelectronics XI
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Organic Light Emitting Materials and Devices XXII
19 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Organic Electronics and Photonics: Fundamentals and Devices
24 April 2018 | Strasbourg, France
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