Presentation on theme: "Slottow-Owaki Prize – SID’s “Slottow-Owaki Prize” is for outstanding contributions to information display education Intention: – The award will be given."— Presentation transcript:
Slottow-Owaki Prize – SID’s “Slottow-Owaki Prize” is for outstanding contributions to information display education Intention: – The award will be given to an educator including a professor, a researcher, an engineer, or manager etc. who have made outstanding contributions to personnel training in the field of information display. – There is no necessity of being the member of SID.
Prof. H. Gene Slottow H. Gene Slottow of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign manually addresses 16 X 16 pixel plasma display prototype in 1967
Prof. H. Gene Slottow An inventor of the Plasma Display Panel Professor at the University of Illinois Fellow of the SID Served SID in many ways – Symposium Chairman – Honors and Awards Chairman – Academic Committee Chairman – Seminar Chairman
Prof. Kenichi Owaki Kenichi Owaki (on right) visit Professors Slottow and Bitzer at the University of Illinois in 1967 to begin plasma display technology transfer and licensing to Fujitsu
Prof. Kenichi Owaki Invented Traveling Wave CRT in 1950 Received high honor of Purple Ribbon Medal from Japanese government in 1950 Led transfer to Fujitsu of PDP technology from the University of Illinois in 1968 SID Special Recognition Award in 1974 Professor at Hiroshima Institute of Technology in 1975 3 books in Japanese – Plasma Displays 1983 as editor and author – Creative Approach to R & D 1983 as author – Bright and Dark of an Engineer who Survived the 20 th Century 1991 as author
Slottow-Owaki Prize Endowment Award winners will receive a $2,000 stipend Stipend will be perpetually funded by part of a 10,000,000 Yen endowment jointly provided by: – Fujitsu – Prof. Tsutae Shinoda Prize authorized by SID BOD 5/23/2004