Dr Kars-Michiel H Lenssen, Director / Principal Scientist
Philips Research Laboratories
Nov 15, 2011.
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Speaker Biography (Kars-Michiel H Lenssen)
Kars-Michiel H. Lenssen is a Director and Principal Scientist at Philips Research Europe, leading the color-electronic-paper project. He received his M.Sc. degree in applied physics from Eindhoven University of Technology in 1989. In 1994, he received his Ph.D. from Delft University of Technology and joined Philips Research as a Senior Scientist. In that function, he initiated and led research projects on (giant) magnetoresistance sensors and on MRAM. In the period 2002-2003, he worked as a Philips assignee in Arizona in the framework of the Motorola-Philips-STMicroelectronics alliance. He holds 24 granted U.S. patents and is (co-) inventor on over 35 patent applications; he (co-) authored over 25 papers in international scientific journals. He also works as an evaluator of research projects for the European Commission and is a Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology and a member of the International Advisory Committee of several conferences.
Company Profile (HP)
HP (NYSE: HPQ) creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure at the convergence of the cloud and connectivity, creating seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world.
Company Profile (Philips Research)
Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of "sense and simplicity." Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs over 120,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.