MicroLED Manufacturing Panel 



The panel session on MicroLED Manufacturing – Opportunities and Challenges will bring executives from some of the leading companies in this exciting emerging technology.  The panel will discuss the opportunity for MicroLED to enhance existing display applications and enable new applications.  The panelists will give their insights on the most recent advances in MicroLED manufacturing technology and the remaining barriers to high-volume, low-cost manufacturing.
Moderator:  Bob O’Brien, DSCC

Jong-Moo Huh
Vice President

Jong-Moo presently developing Micro-LED Display (Process, PA, Panel). Since 2021, he worked on u-LED for small and large size application, from 2002~ 2020, he oversaw R&D for AMOLED (SDC/SEC) and small & Large size AMOLED PA


Alex Chen
BOE MLED Technology Co., Ltd
Chief Technology Officer

As CTO of BOE MLED Techonolgy,  Alex Chen focuses on the research and development for glass-based mini and micro LED applications. Over the past 7 years, he has led his team to develop the world-leading glass-based mini-LED direct display and backlight products,  which has won 2021 Display Innovation of the Year and 2022 Display Industry Award at SID's Dispaly Week. Alex has been dedicated in display industry for more than 18 years, including product design, technology development, process integration and technical marketing. 

Nag Patibandla
Applied Materials, Inc
Vice President, Advanced Deposition Products Office of the CTO

Nag Patibandla is the Vice President for Advanced Deposition Products in the Office of the CTO at Applied Materials, Inc. He manages a number of emerging technology programs aimed at developing new products, validating innovation, defining product architecture and business strategy, and engaging partners. Nag’s current areas of interest include: Micro-LED displays, III-Nitride devices, superconducting materials, optical and quantum films, 3D Printing, CMP pads, deposition processes (MOCVD, PVD), etc. His expertise is in identifying growth opportunities and developing strategic plans for product development in various emerging technologies and semiconductor-adjacent areas. In addition, Nag oversees Applied’s government/external funding strategy, development, and programs in various core and adjacent areas of business.

Weilung Liau 
AUO Corporation

Dr. Liau is currently the CTO of AUO Corporation. Previously, he served as Vice President & GM of AUO Video Solutions Business Group from 2015 ~2018. Dr. Liau is the Deputy Chairman of the Taiwan Panel & Solution Association. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University and currently resides in Taiwan.

Robert J (Bob) O’Brien

Robert J (Bob) O’Brien is Co-Founder of DSCC.  At DSCC, Bob leads analysis of display materials and covers TV and other large-screen display applications. Working at Corning from 2005-2016, as Director of Market Intelligence and Strategy for Corning Glass Technologies, Bob led the CGT intelligence team in building critical tools for analysis of both short- and long-term dynamics in the LCD industry.Prior to Corning, Bob worked in engineering, product marketing, finance, and business intelligence for Philips Display Components and LG.Philips Displays. Bob holds a BS in Applied and Engineering Physics from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School. He lives and works in Ann Arbor, MI.