Tang Ching Wan

Institution
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Country
Hong Kong

Field
Engineering

Tang won the 2019 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology for his pioneering contributions to the birth of high-efficiency organic light-emitting diodes and their widespread application in displays and lighting. (Photo: The University of Hong Kong)


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