Dr. Asad Khan '95/'03

Chief Technical Officer, Kent Displays Inc.
Kent, OH

Dr. Asad Khan is the Chief Technical Officer of Kent Displays and is also a member of the executive committee.  In this role, he oversees the product development, engineering, quality, manufacturing, and research & development functions.  He is involved in key strategic planning for the technology and business interactions of the corporation.  Dr. Khan has been with Kent Displays for over 21 years.  In this time, he has held numerous positions in R&D as well as management functions.

Dr. Khan is also adjunct Professor of Chemical Physics at the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University.

Dr. Khan holds more than 20 U.S. and international patents and is a co-inventor on several pending U.S. and foreign patents on cholesteric materials and displays.  He is the author of numerous technical publications in liquid crystals including a contributing author in a book.  He has given numerous presentations and seminars on liquid crystal display technologies in national and international conferences.  He is a member of the Society for Information Display and the Society for Optical Engineering.  Dr. Khan has a B.S. in Physics from the College of Wooster, an M.S. in Physics from Kent State University, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State University.