Michael G. Helander received a B.A.Sc. degree in Engineering Science and Ph.D. degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has published 104 peer reviewed publications, 8 patents and 2 book chapters. He was a Visiting Scientist at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada and was a Governor General Gold Medal winner, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar, and Chorafas Prize winner. Dr. Helander’s research interests are in flexible electronics and advanced materials for displays and lighting. Dr. Helander is President & CEO of OTI Lumionics Inc., an advanced materials company based in Toronto. The company is commercializing disruptive materials and process technology for OLED displays and lighting. OLED is the leading display technology used in virtually all high-end consumer electronics and is the next generation of design driven lighting.
‘’OTI Lumionics is pleased to support the NSERC-GreEN network as we strongly belief it will help to move flexible electronics into commercial application by addressing the sustainability of the materials and processes used in manufacturing’’