January 16, 2018 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT
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Bay Area SID January 2018 Seminar 

Industry Topic: ePaper 2.0 
Dr. Bob Fleming, CTO, ClearInk Displays, Inc.

Student Topic: Electronic Conductivity in a Porous Vanadyl Prussian Blue Analogue 
Mary Anne Manumpil, PhD Candidate, Stanford University

Reflective displays have been sought after for their low power, sunlight readable attributes but affordable color and video has been elusive until ' ePaper 2.0'. This talk will review the progress of a novel reflective display technology with video speeds and high brightness that can be manufactured in a LCD factory.

CLEARink displays is a silicon valley startup that was spun out of the University of British Columbia, the technology is based on Total Internal Reflection (TIR) and electrphoresis. The displays were first shown at SID’s DisplayWeek 2017 and won the Best in Show award. Accompanying the talk will be live demos of the displays that feature 80%+ white state reflectance and video running at over 30fps.  

Speaker Bio: 
Dr. Bob Fleming
Dr. Fleming has over 22 years of experience in materials research and new product development. Prior to joining CLEARink Displays, Bob worked for the Imerys Corporation as Director of Materials Research. During his tenure at Imerys, Bob was responsible for developing and executing R&D and new product development strategy, budget, and intellectual property for the Filtration and Additives Division. In 24 months, Bob grew his team to four people, filed four patents, developed, scaled up and commercialized five successful new products.

Prior to joining Imerys, Bob was the Co-Founder and CTO of Shocking Technologies, Inc. a Silicon Valley electronic materials start-up where he helped grow the company from a 2 person start up with an idea to 47 people and a product qualified in a cell phone with high volume manufacturing. Before Co-Founding Shocking Technologies Bob worked 12 years for the 3M Corporation in Saint Paul, MN in a broad range of R&D and management functions. While working at 3M Bob developed new retroreflective fabrics, optical interference films for windows, flexible display materials, and nanocomposites for optical applications.

Bob earned his Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Massachusetts. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Winthrop University.

Bob is an inventor on over 36 granted and 6 pending United States patents, ranging in fields from nanocomposites, adhesives, optical interference coatings, retroreflectors, displays, battery separators, electronic materials, and filter aids.

Exposure to ambient air increases the electronic conductivity of a new vanadyl-cobalt Prussian blue analogue by five orders of magnitude, where the exposure time tunes the conductivity. We probed the mixed-valence nature of the oxidized framework using electrochemistry, electronic spectroscopy, and electron paramagnetic resonance. Notably, the material maintains its porosity before and after oxidation. This new multifunctional material has potential applications in energy storage, electrochromic devices, and gas sensors.

Student Bio:
Mary Anne Manumpil
Mary Anne Manumpil is a chemistry PhD candidate in the Karunadasa lab at Stanford. Her research lies at the intersection of inorganic chemistry and materials science. She designs electrically conductive and porous hybrid materials for energy applications such as energy storage and gas sensing. She completed her B.S. in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.

Meeting Time & Date: 
6:00 PM, Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The presentation starts sharp at 6:00 PM.  Please try to arrive between 5:30 and 6:00 PM. Park in the available parking areas. Everyone is welcome, SID member or not.

Meeting Location:
Qualcomm, 3165 Kifer Road, Building B Cafeteria, Santa Clara, CA 95051

Complimentary After-Meeting Pizza Location:
Great American Round Table, 1220 Oakmead Pkwy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

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The Bay Area Chapter SID is committed to fostering display education and discourse.  Our active chapter organizes monthly technical talks with our popular Technical Seminar Series.  We also host free networking events after each series, which offers a wonderful opportunity to mingle with experts in the field.  Most of the talks are archived and available to members on the Bay Area Chapter SID website (www.ba-sid.org) where you can find slides and links to webcasts.

Please consider becoming a BASID member and receive full SID membership benefits including access to technical journals such as Digest of Technical Papers and Journal of SID.  You will also receive a complimentary subscription to Information Display, the leading publication covering display technology and business trends.

Bay Area SID Executive Committee Members
Regional VP: Sri Peruvemba (Marketer International)
Chair: Dr. Russ Gruhlke (Qualcomm)
Vice Chair: Bryan Chan (E Ink)
Treasurer: Vignesh Sanmugam (E Ink)
Secretary: Dr. Jesse Manders (Nanosys) 

Chair, Digital Informatics: John Miller (dep3D)
Chair, Digital: Jagadish Kumaran (Rambus)
Student Branch: Dr. Sudip Mukhopadhyay (Honeywell)
Stanford Student Branch: Dr. Dianmin Lin (Magic Leap)
Chair, Public Relations: Alina Moretti (Silvaco)
Chair, Special Events: Dr. Neetu Chopra (Kateeva)

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