For Robert Twieg, Ph.D., a professor in Kent State University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the recent news of his longtime collaborator William E. Moerner winning the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was actually no surprise at all. In fact, he believes that “he’s deserved it for a while.”
Kent State Spinoff Company Markets Flexible Electronics
A new company formed by a Kent State University researcher and inventor will market a technological innovation – flexible, electrically conductive transparent films – that can be used in electronic devices, including smart phones and touchscreens, and in windows that switch from transparent to opaque to block light.
FITOS, the company started by John L. West, Ph.D., Trustees Research Professor and senior research fellow at Kent State’s Liquid Crystal Institute® has been awarded $100,000 by the Ohio Third Frontier Commission to further develop and commercialize its technology.