February 15, 2013
Dr. Heikenfeld’s university laboratory, The Novel Devices Laboratory, is currently engaged in electrofluidic device research for beam steering, displays, and electronic paper. He has greater than 100 publications, has presented numerous invited talks, and his inventions have resulted in over a dozen pending or granted patents. He is an NSF CAREER and AFOSR Young Investigator. Dr. Heikenfeld has now launched his second company, Gamma Dynamics, which is pursuing commercialization of color e-Readers that look as good as conventional printed media.Dr. Heikenfeld is a Senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a member of SPIE, MRS, and the Society for Information Display. Dr. Heikenfeld has served on the Board of Governors for the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, is an associate editor of IEEE Journal of Display Technology, and in the past served as technical chair for Displays at the annual IEEE Photonics meeting.
Jason Heikenfeld received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cincinnati. During 2001-2005 Dr. Heikenfeld co-founded and served as principal scientist at Extreme Photonix Corp. In 2005 he returned to the University of Cincinnati as a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering.