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Dr.  Shin-Tson Wu

Dr. Shin-Tson Wu

Pegasus Professor of Optics

Liquid Crystal Displays

Email

swu@creol.ucf.edu

Phone

407-823-4763 (Office)

Locations

CREOL 280 (Office)

Biography

Prior to joining UCF in 2001, Dr. Wu was with Hughes Research Laboratories (Malibu, California). He received his Ph.D. in Laser Physics from University of Southern California (Los Angeles), and BS in Physics from National Taiwan University (Taipei). His research at UCF focuses on five areas: 1. Advanced liquid crystal displays, 2. Adaptive lenses, 3. Spatial light modulators, 4. Biophotonics, and 5. New photonic materials.

Dr. Wu is a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a Fellow of the IEEE, OSA, SID, and SPIE. He is a recipient of the 2011 SID Slottow-Owaki prize, 2010 OSA Jesoph Fraunhofer award, 2008 SPIE G. G. Stokes award and 2008 SID Jan Rajchman prize. He was the founding chief editor of the IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology.
 
Dr. Wu has co-authored 7 books, over 430 journal papers, and obtained 79 U.S. patents. Several of his patents have been implemented in display and photonic devices.

Awards & Honors

SPIE Fellow
IEEE Fellow
SID Fellow
OSA Fellow
2014 Esther Hoffman Beller Medal
2012 Charter Fellow
2011 SID Slottow-Owaki Prize
2011 Excellence in Research Award
2011 Research Incentive Award (RIA)
2010 OSA Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize
2010 Pegasus Professor
2008 SID Jan Rajchman Prize
2008 SPIE G. G. Stokes Award
2006 University Distinguished Researcher for 2006
2004 Editor-in-Chief IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology
2003 IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award
2000 SID Special Recognition Award
1997 ERSO (Taiwan) Special Achievement Award
1991 Hughes Annual Best Paper Award
1991 Hughes Team Achievement Award

Recent Publications

2013
Y. Chen, F. Peng, T. Yamaguchi, X. Song, and S.T. Wu
"(Review) High performance negative dielectric anisotropy liquid crystals for display applications"
Crystals 3, pp. 483-503
2013
Su Xu, Hongwen Ren, and Shin-Tson Wu
"(Topical Review) Dielectrophoretically tunable optofluidic devices"
Journal Physics D-Applied Physics 46(48), 483001
2013
Jin Yan, Shin-Tson Wu, Kung-Lung Cheng, and Jyh-Wen Shiu
"A full-color reflective display using polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal"
Applied Physics Letters, 102, pp. 011113
2013
Y. Chen, D. Xu, S.T. Wu, S. Yamamoto, and Y. Haseba
"A low voltage and submillisecond-response polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal"
Applied Physics Letters, 102, pp. 141116
2013
J. Yan, Y. Chen, D. Xu and S.-T. Wu
"Angular dependent reflection of a monodomain blue phase liquid crystal"
Journal of Applied Physics 114, pp. 113106
2013
Y. Chen, J. Yan, M. Schadt, S.H. Liu, K.L. Cheng, J.W. Shiu, and S.T. Wu
"Diluter effects on polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystals"
Journal of Display Technology 9, 592-597
2013
C.D. Tu, C.L. Lin, J. Yan, Y. Chen, P.C. Lai, and S. T. Wu
"Driving scheme using bootstrapping method for blue-phase LCDs"
Journal of Display Technology 9, pp. 3-6
2013
Yuan Chen and Shin-Tson Wu
"Electric field-induced mono-domain blue phase liquid crystals"
Applied Physics Letters, 102, pp. 171110
2013
J. Yan, Y. Chen, S. T. Wu, and X. Song
"Figure of merit of polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystals"
Journal of Display Technology 9, pp. 24-29
2013
Y. Chen, Z. Luo, F. Peng, and S. T. Wu
"Fringe-field switching with a negative dielectric anisotropy liquid crystal"
Journal of Display Technology 9, pp. 74-77
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Research

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Biological & Medical Imaging
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