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Dr. Shin-Tson Wu

Pegasus Professor

Phone: (407) 823-4763

Fax: (407) 823-6880

Email: swu@ucf.edu

College of Optics & Photonics,
4000 Central Florida Blvd

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700

 

Recent News:

Prof. Wu is selected as one of the first six inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (07/2014).

Esther Chen and Yifan Liu defended their Ph.D. thesis and will join Apple (Cupertino) and Thorlabs (Shanghai) in August, respectively (07/2014).

Our alumni Dr. Linghui Rao won ILCS Glenn H. Brown Prize (06/2014)

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Biography:

Dr. Shin-Tson Wu is a Pegasus professor at CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics. Prior to joining UCF in 2001, he was with Hughes Research Laboratories (Malibu, California) for 18 years. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from University of Southern California (Los Angeles) and BS in physics from National Taiwan University (Taipei). His research interest at UCF includes next-generation liquid crystal displays, adaptive optics, laser beam steering, new photonic materials, and biophotonics.

 

Prof. Wu is a recipient of OSA Esther Hoffman Beller Medal (2014), SID Slottow-Owaki Prize (2011), OSA Joseph Fraunhofer Award (2010), SPIE G. G. Stokes Award (2008), and SID Jan Rajchman Prize (2008). He has co-authored 7 books: “Introduction to Adaptive Lenses” (Wiley, 2012; with H. Ren), “Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays” (Wiley, 2010; with Z. Ge), “Introduction to Flat Panel Displays” (Wiley, 2008; with J. H. Lee and D. N. Liu), “Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Devices” (Wiley, 2006; with D. K. Yang), “Introduction to Microdisplays” (Wiley, 2006; with D. Armitage and I. Underwood), “Reflective Liquid Crystal Displays” (Wiley, 2001; with D. K. Yang), and “Optics and Nonlinear Optics of Liquid Crystals” (World Scientific, 1993; with I. C. Khoo), over 450 journal papers, and 200 conference papers. He holds 80 U.S. patents. His publication has accumulated over 17,000 citations (h-index 68).

 

Prof. Wu is a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and one of the first six inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, OSA, SID and SPIE, and an honorary professor of Nanjing University. He was the founding Editor-In-Chief of IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology. Currently, he is serving as OSA Board of Directors and Publications Council Chair, SID Honors and Awards Committee, and SPIE Stokes Award Committee.

 

Useful Links: CREOL Faculty    SID UCF Student Branch

 

 

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