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Society for Information Display Announces 2023 Honors and Awards Winners
[March 21, 2023]

Society for Information Display Announces 2023 Honors and Awards Winners

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID) is pleased to announce the 2023 Honors and Awards winners, presented to those who have achieved outstanding innovations and have offered significant contributions to the display industry. The recipients are recognized for tremendous accomplishments that have furthered research, pushed the boundaries of discovery, and improved technology. The honorees will receive their awards in conjunction with SID's annual Display Week, May 21-26, in Los Angeles, California.

"These innovators serve as role models to all those connected to the electronic display and imaging technologies communities," says Paul Drzaic, Chair of the SID Honors and Awards committee. "SID is pleased to honor and highlight the individuals, and their achievements, that have had remarkable impact on the electronic display industry and the products it produces."

The following recipients are being honored for their significant achievements in both well-established and emerging technologies:

Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize
The Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize is awarded for outstanding technical achievement, which has also had substantial impact on the electronic display industry. The Braun Prize is SID's most prestigious individual award, honoring those people who have pioneered the technologies underpinning commercial displays.

Hideo Hosono, Toshio Kamiya, and Kenji Nomura are winners of the Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize for their outstanding academic and industrial leadership in high-mobility amorphous oxide semiconductor technology, including pioneering work in materials, the development of high-quality FPDs incorporating a-IGZO TFTs, and sustained scientific and technical contributions to the society.

Jan Rajchman Prize
The Jan Rajchman Prize is awarded for outstanding scientific or technical contributions to electronic display technology. This award is open to academic achievement, in addition to notable technology developments that are recognized as groundbreaking in their field.

Tsuyoshi Sekitani is the recipient of the Jan Rajchman Prize for his pioneering research into flexible electronic devices, with fundamental contributions in organic electronics and transistors, plastic integrated circuits, and sensors for large-area and medical applications, as well as wearable and implantable electronics.

David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize
The David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize is conferred for major impact on the business of the electronic display industry, honoring those people whose leadership has shaped the current industry.

Jason Hartlove is the winner of the David Sarnoff Industrial Achievement Prize for his leadership in the development and large-scale commercial application of quantum-dot materials in electronic displays.

Peter Brody Prize
The Peter Brody Prize is awarded to researchers and engineers under the age of 40 who have made major technical or scientific contributions to electronic display technology.

Weiran Cao is the recipient of the Peter Brody Prize for his contributions to the development of OLED/QLED (QD-EL) displays with inkjet printing technology.

Slottow–Owaki Prize
The Slottow-Owaki Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the education and training of students and/or professionals in the field of electronic displays.

Xiao Wei Sun is the recipient of the Slottow–Owaki Prize for his sustained training of students and professionals for the flat-panel display industry in China and Southeast Asia.

Otto Schade Prize
The Otto Schade Prize is awarded for outstanding scientific or technical achievement in the image quality of electronic displays. It recognizes vision scientists, human factor engineers, and engineers whose efforts have led to major improvements in the visual quality of electronic displays.

Lorne Whitehead, Helge Seetzen, and Greg Ward are the recipients of the Otto Schade Prize for their pioneering work in exploring perceptual issues for the development of high-dynamic-range imaging in electronic displays.

Lewis and Beatrice Winner Award
The Lewis and Beatrice Winner Award is given for exceptional and sustained service to SID.

Helge Seetzen is the winner of the Lewis and Beatrice Winner Award for his sustained service to the society and its governance.

A more comprehensive description of the award winners is included in the Display Week 2023 Show Issue of Information Display magazine or at Also see

High resolution images are available upon request.

About Display Week 2023
Display Week 2023, the 60th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition presented by the Society for Information Display (SID), will be held in Los Angeles, CA, May 21-26, 2023. Serving as a catalyst for innovation, information and inspiration, Display Week supports and showcases the entire ecosystem of emerging electronic display and visual information technologies, and features a world-class exhibition with hands-on demos, hundreds of scientific presentations from pioneering scientists, special sessions with today's most forward-thinking business leaders, and an annual business conference devoted exclusively to the supply chain of these convergent industries. Thousands of attendees from the R&D, engineering, design, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales and financial disciplines flock to Display Week to find out what's new and what's next. Display Week also delivers unparalleled learning opportunities, highlights market-moving trends, and provides an expansive platform for networking that enhances career and business growth. For more information about Display Week 2023, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @DisplayWeek (hashtag #DisplayWeek2023), or the Display Week YouTube Channel.

About SID
The Society for Information Display (SID) has been powering the display technology industry since its inception in 1962. It is the only professional organization dedicated to the electronic display and visual information technology industries, and plays a vital role in advancing the plethora of interwoven discoveries and applications from concept and research to manufacturing and market. As a worldwide platform, SID brings together the multiple facets of these industries to fully support the imaging and display ecosystems, and help address growing consumer demand for seamless digital experiences through smart phones, televisions, mobile computers, immersive gaming and entertainment applications, online platforms, electric cars, wearables, smart homes, and an ever-expanding menu of devices and uses that have become engrained in the way we live, work and play. Additionally, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products at its annual International Symposium, Seminar & Exhibition (known as Display Week). To promote industry and academic technology development, and educate consumers, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including Display Week, which unites industry and academia all under one roof to demonstrate technology that will shape the future. The organization's members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. SID's global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008.  For more information, visit

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