Dr Kars-Michiel H Lenssen, Director /Principal Scientist
Berlin 2014 Audio Presentation - Philips Research*
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Speaker Biography (Kars-Michiel H Lenssen)
Kars-Michiel Lenssen is a Director and Principal Scientist at Signify Research in the Netherlands, leading projects on a.o. smart homes, with an emphasis on Human Centric Lighting and the IoT. 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 the period 2002-2003, he worked as a Philips assignee in Arizona in the framework of the Motorola-Philips-STMicroelectronics alliance. Kars-Michiel coordinated various international cooperation projects with other companies & universities and has been Activity Leader of the European EIT Digital projects ALIGRE and BrightAgeing. He holds 30+ granted U.S. patents and is (co-) inventor on over 40 patent applications; he (co-) authored over 30 papers in international scientific journals. He also works as an evaluator of research projects for the European Commission and as an Expert for the Skolkovo Foundation.
Company Profile (Philips Research)
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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.