Franky So

Associate Editor


University of Florida
Material Science and Engineering
156 Rhines Hall
PO Box 116400
Gainesville FL 32611-6400
 Phone: +1 352 846 3790
     Fax: +1 352 846 3355

Dr. Franky So is the Phampholon Professor of Electronic Materials and a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida.  He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. Dr. So is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of SPIE. His research interest is in the area of organic light emitting diodes, polymer solar cells and infrared sensors. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Journal of Display Technology, SPIE Journal of Photonics for Energy and Materials Science and Engineering Reports. He has over 100 journal publications, 60 issued patents and over 30 patent applications pending. He has been the conference chair of the SPIE OLED Symposium since 2006. Dr. So received many awards and recognitions for his accomplishments. While at Motorola, he was given the Distinguished Innovator and the Master Innovator Awards. At the University of Florida, he was given the Innovation Award, the MSE Department Faculty Excellence Award. In 2011, he was named the University of Florida Research Foundation Professor. Working on a project sponsored by the Department of Energy, he was given the Significant Achievement Award in Solid State Lighting in 2009 and 2010.