Stephen R. Forrest

Professor & Vice President for Research at University of Michigan

Stephen R. Forrest

Stephen R. Forrest

Professor & Vice President for Research at University of Michigan

Overview
Career Highlights

Global Photonic Energy Corp.
Universal Display Corporation
Apogee Photonics, Inc.

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Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1950

Age

69

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at NanoFlex Power Corp.

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Founder & Chairman of the Board of Directors at Universal Display Corporation

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Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer at Universal Display Corporation

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Senior Vice President, General Manager, OLED Lighting & Custom Displays at Universal Display Corporation

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Professor of Chemistry at University of Southern California - Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Universal Display Corporation

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Co-Chair, Fund Services Group at Pepper Hamilton LLP

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Vice President, Government Relations at University of Michigan

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Co-Founder at Epitaxx, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at CrossFiber, Inc.

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Stephen R. Forrest
Professor & Vice President for Research at University of Michigan
Education
Ph.D. Physics
Class of 1974

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Undergraduate Degree

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Memberships
Fellow
2015 - Current

The National Academy of Inventors® is a member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 4,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 250 institutions worldwide. The NAI publishes the multidisciplinary journal Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors®. Membership with the NAI is available through local university and non-profit research institute chapters only. To join your university or non-profit research institute’s chapter, you must be a member of your institution’s academic community (includes faculty, staff, alumni and affiliates) and have a patent issued from the USPTO. Universities and non-profit research institutes are invited to Establish a Local Chapter of the NAI, to recognize and encourage their community of inventors.

Member
Current

The American Physical Society is an educational and scientific organization whose objective is the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics. APS is a membership association which publishes physics journals, conducts scientific meetings, and engages in educational, public affairs and outreach programs.

Fellow
Current

The Optical Society of America, Inc. is a non-profit organization that engages in the study and research of optics and photonics. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Career History
Founding Member
Prior

Sensors Unlimited, Inc. manufactures fiber-optic equipment for high-speed computer networks. Its products include detector arrays for wavelength division multiplexing channel monitors, cameras, and imaging products. The company was founded by Marshall J. Cohen in 1991 and is headquartered in Princeton, NJ.

Founding Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

Epitaxx, Inc., part of Viavi Solutions, Inc., is a company headquartered in West Trenton, NJ, that designs and manufactures semiconductor optical detectors and receivers. It was founded by Gregory H. Olsen. Epitaxx, Inc. was acquired by Viavi Solutions, Inc. from Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. on 15 Nov 99 for $400 million.

Founding Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

Apogee Photonics, Inc. designs, develops and produces integrated indium phosphide solutions. The company is headquartered Breinigsville, PA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2010 - Current

Ann Arbor Spark Business Accelerator seeks to advance the economic development of innovation-based early-stage and emerging growth companies located in the Ann Arbor, Michigan region. They offer programs, resources and support to businesses at every stage, from start-ups to larger organizations looking for expansion opportunities.The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund Micro Loan Program seeks investments in Michigan-based high-technology start-up companies as they get close to commercial viability by providing access to early-state capital. These funds extend the personal investment of entrepreneurs during the critical time they are preparing for outside investment. The fund targets companies throughout Michigan that are creating new technologies in (1) advanced automotive, manufacturing and materials (2) alternative energy (3) homeland security and defense and (4) life sciences. Loans range from $10,000 to $50,000. Companies must be pre-revenue and have the rights (ownership or license) to innovative technology or be seeking a strong IP position. Loans may not be made to a publicly-held company, but may be utilized to spin technology out of a public company and establish a new private entity. Companies must also have potential for rapid growth and annual sales of over $10 million within 5 years.The Eastern Washtenaw Micro Loan Fund seeks investments in innovative, high-growth start-up companies throughout Michigan's eastern Washtenaw County. The fund focuses on investments in companies as they near commercial viability. The fund looks for companies in the following sectors: (1) advanced automotive, manufacturing, and materials (2) alternative energy (3) homeland security and defense (4) the life sciences (5) information technology (6) Web 2.0 and social networking and (7) business-to-business and business-to-consumer technology services and products.The Ann Arbor Micro Loan Fund seeks to invest in innovative, high-growth start-up companies in the city of Ann Arbor as they near commercial viability. The fund looks for companies in the following sectors: (1) advanced automotive, manufacturing, and materials (2) alternative energy (3) homeland security and defense (4) the life sciences (5) information technology (6) Web 2.0 and social networking and (7) business-to-business and business-to-consumer technology services and products.

Independent Director
2008 - Current

Applied Materials is the global leader in providing manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries. Our technologies help make innovations like smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels more affordable and accessible to consumers and businesses around the world.

Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Current

Universal Display Corp. engages in research, development and commercialization of organic light emitting diode, technologies and materials. It also develops and licenses proprietary OLED technologies to manufacturers of products for display applications, such as cell phones, portable media devices, tablets, laptop computers and televisions and specialty and general lighting products. The company was founded by Sherwin I. Seligsohn in 1994 and is headquartered in Ewing, NJ.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2019

Ann Arbor Spark operates as a non profit organization which provides economic development services. It offers services to the entrepreneurs and regional businesses. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI.

Member, Executive Committee
Current

Michigan Economic Development Corp. provides economic development efforts and policy development and technology development. Its services include business retention and attraction, financial assistance, employee recruitment and training, assistance for providing permits, and site development services. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Lansing, MI.

Political Donations
$500
2010

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House. The DCCC is the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way.

$500
2008

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House. The DCCC is the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way.

$1,000
2004

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

Investments
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ASIP, headquartered in Somerset, N.J., is an emerging leader in the development of advanced photonic integrated circuits, including high-speed laser sources and high-sensitivity photodetectors at both 10Gb/s and 40Gb/s. ASIP is the first company to provide integrated lasers at 10Gb/s transmission rates without requiring the use of thermoelectric coolers, enabling the rapid deployment of 10Gb/s optical technology throughout the communications industry. ASIP's Assymetric TwinGuide™ (ATG) technology technology is a highly-scalable platform for monolithic photonic integration and delivers unprecedented levels of functional integration, low cost, and world-class optical performance.

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