James LEE, Ph.D
Deputy Chief Engineer, TCL Corporate Research
Dr. James Lee’s 26 years working experience comes from global leading display companies, such as Apple (Principal Technologist), LG Display (Research Fellow), Samsung Electronics (Principal Engineer) and CDT (Director) holding fundamental IPs of Polymer OLED material/device architecture/process and is an expert in OLED display manufacturing technology & product development.
OLED manufacturing technology development for TV & Mobile application (15 years)
Apple : As Principal Technologist, led OLED TV projects with strategic business partners and analyzed OLED technologies in terms of product performance, manufacturing technology scalability & maturity for volume production and cost competitiveness. Based on these analyses, provided a clear path to future direction of OLED TV product. Dr. Lee also involved actively in flexible OLED technology development for iWatch.
LG Display: As Research Fellow, responsible for 31” FHD OLED TV technology/product development fabricated by RGB printing technology.
CDT: As Director, managed joint development programs with strategic business partners for polymer OLED technology/product development.
Successfully set-up & operated the three LCD manufacturing lines (L1: 370x470, L2: 550x650, L3: 600x720) at Samsung Electronics and showed track of records in yield improvement, productivity improvement, manufacturing cost reduction and new technology transfer into production line.
Serving as R&D Head for LCD technology development at Samsung Electronics
Expertise in coaching and executing new technology development for LCD mfg. line
Seasoned technical executive with hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of Oxide TFT manufacturing technology for OLED TV & flexible display technology.
Disciplined and attentive project manager with set goals/time frame/budget requirement and unique management skills
Open innovation capability with excellent human networks and multi-language skills (Professional Level: Korean/Japanese/English)
Dr. Lee, Deputy Chief Engineer at TCL Corporate Research since April.2015, is responsible for the tasks in TCL Corporate Research related to printed display, especially OLEDs , QLEDs(Quantum Dot) and flexible display technology.
Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from Tohoku University in Sensai, Japan (1990)
Invited Talk at OLED International Conference & Patents
Over 35 articles published, frequently invited speaker at OLED International Conference
including “SID 2012 Keynote Speech, June 4th ~ 8th, Boston USA”.
More than 70 patents have been granted: OLED, LCD, FED and semiconductor technology.
China Government Foreign Experts “1000 Talent Plan”
SID北京分会专业技术委员会委员： Printing Display