U.S.1 articles on the PRISM Annual Symposium

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018

In the E-Quad: Ivory Tower to Marketplace
Start-up companies and big corporate deals don’t always go smoothly, says Princeton engineering professor Robert Prud­’homme. He was speaking at the 30th anniversary symposium of Princeton University’s Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM), a series of lectures and presentations held March 13 and 14 at the university’s Andlinger Center. <<Read More>>

Universal Display: From Start-Up to Stock Offering
One day in 1994 Sherwin Seligsohn, a high school dropout and technology entrepreneur, made a visit to the Princeton University lab of physicist Stephen R. Forrest and chemist Mark Thompson. The Princeton scientists were demonstrating to Seligsohn an interesting discovery they had made that they thought might have commercial applications. They had made a tiny carbon-based device that, when connected to a 9-volt battery, emitted a faint green glow for a few seconds. <<Read More>>