Prof. Donald Lupo

Tampere University of Technology, Laboratory for Future Electronics, Tampere, Finland

Printed Electronics for a Sustainable Internet of Things

Bio :

Donald Lupo joined the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering at Tampere University of Technology as professor for electronic materials and the Head of Laboratory for Future Electronics (LFE) in August 2010 after a diverse career in industrial research and development in functional materials for photonics and electronics. He obtained his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at Indiana University-Bloomington, USA in 1984 and spent the next 24 years working in chemical, electronic and display industries, and as an independent consultant, working for and with companies such as Hoechst AG, Sony Europe, NTera, Samsung, UPM Kymmene and Merck. During his industrial career he led groundbreaking work in organic nonlinear optics, polymer LEDs, solid state dye solar cells and paper-like displays. He is author on over 60 publications and inventor on over 40 patents and applications. He serves as an external expert in the OLED and printed electronics fields for the European Commission, is an active member of the Organic Electronics Association roadmap team and has served on the technical advisory boards of Thin Film Electronics AB, Nano Eprint Ltd., Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Large Area Electronics (CIMLAE).