Dr. Asad Khan '95/'03

Chief Executive Officer, Kent Displays Inc.
Kent, OH

Dr. Asad Khan is the Chief Executive Officer of Kent Displays and is also a member of the board of directors. In this role, he oversees sales, marketing, technical, operational, and financial functions of the organization. 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 26 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 Advanced Materials & 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 also the recipient of the coveted APS Prize for Industrial Physics 2017. 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.