[Press Release] Professor Yongtaek Hong Selected as a Distinguished Member of the International Society for Information Display (SID) (Chosun Biz, May 8, 2024)

May 8, 2024l Hit 169

Seoul National University's (SNU’s) College of Engineering announced on May 8th that Professor Yongtaek Hong from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has been selected as a Fellow of the Society for Information Display (SID) this year.

Professor Hong is recognized as a leading expert in the field of stretchable display technology. He developed technologies that integrate transistors, light-emitting devices, sensors, and driving chips on stretchable substrates using printing processes, enabling the development of stretchable displays and printed circuit boards (PCB), as well as stretchable wearable electronic devices that can be attached to the human body. His academic contributions have now been recognized with this fellowship.

After completing his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering at Seoul National University, Professor Hong received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He has been actively engaged in research in the field of stretchable electronics, receiving several awards: the Scientist of the Month Award in 2019, the Merck Award in 2020, and being named in the top 100 outstanding achievements in national research and development by the Ministry of Science and ICT in 2021. In 2023, he was elected a full member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology.

The Society for Information Display has been selecting Fellows since 1963 through a rigorous evaluation process involving recommendations from past Fellows and a selection committee. Each year, fewer than 0.1% of the society's members, approximately five individuals globally, are chosen as Fellows. With the selection of Professor Hong this year, the total number of SID Fellows of Korean nationality has reached 22.


The SID Fellows award ceremony will be held at the Display Week academic conference, which takes place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, USA, on May 13th (local time).


Original news link: https://biz.chosun.com/science-chosun/science/2024/05/08/IAGU2QKFNRGLLJI2C6AHKUG6QM/?utm_source=naver&utm_medium=original&utm_campaign=biz



Source: https://ece.snu.ac.kr/ece/news?md=v&bbsidx=55554

Translated by: Jiyong Yoo, English Editor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, cyoo7@snu.ac.kr