Challenges and Opportunities for Printed Electronics in the Lighting Industry (Printed Electronics USA 2014)

Dr Adam Scotch, R&D Manager
Osram Sylvania
United States
 
Nov 19, 2014.

Presentation Summary

• LEDs are transforming the Lighting Market
• Printed Electronics offers opportunities for revolutionary lighting products
• What CAN be printed?
• Challenges of printing quality lighting products

Speaker Biography (Adam Scotch)

Dr. Adam Scotch is an R&D Manager for lighting company OSRAM SYLVANIA, at Central Research in Beverly, MA. He leads a team of scientists and engineers that work on new technologies and processes to enhance the performance and function of LED devices for Solid State Lighting. Specifically, his team has focused for the last three years on research, development, and design for manufacturing of flexible light sources that incorporate printed electronics and hybrid flexible circuits. At "Light and Building" in March, OSRAM launched the first generation of a flexible light source based on this technology.
 
Dr. Scotch received his B.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. He was a National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Ceramics Division in Gaithersburg, MD. He is a past chair of the New England Section of the American Ceramic Society and organizes the "LEDs and Photovoltaics" Symposium at the Electronic Materials and Applications Conference. He is a voting member of the Industrial Advisory Board for the Smart Lighting ERC at RPI. Dr. Scotch holds 8 U.S. Patents.

Company Profile (Osram Sylvania Inc)

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OSRAM SYLVANIA is a leader in lighting solutions and services, specializing in innovative design and energy saving technology. The company sells products for homes, businesses and vehicles primarily under the SYLVANIA brand name, and also under the OSRAM brand. Headquartered in Danvers, Mass., OSRAM SYLVANIA is the North American operation of OSRAM AG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG.
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