Electronic Paper (e-Paper), a review of the state of the art and highlight of activities at the University of Cincinnati

 UPDATED 10/11/2011


Thursday, October 27, 2011


University of Cincinnati (see below for directions)


6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. –  Dinner & Social


7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. –  Presentation





 MENU SELECTIONS:   Pizza from Adriatico’s , Soda and water will be available during the meeting.

LOCATION:  University of Cincinnati Main Campus, 427 Engineering Research Center (ERC)

 Park in the Campus Green parking garage located on Woodside Pl. on campus.  All attendees from the Cincinnati Section will have parking fees waived for the garage.  The ERC building is then located on the same street going south and to the west.   Google Maps link from the parking garage to the ERC. http://g.co/maps/re3s4

 The conference room, 427 ERC, is located up the stairs after entering the building. The corridor is to the right on the 400 level.  There are signs posted for the conference room.  Signs will also be posted in the area to point attendees specifically toward the IEEE event.

 RESERVATIONS:  (Please note New Procedure) Please make reservations for each meeting by going to: https://ieeecincinnati.org/meetings/.  Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. 

Reservations close at noon on October 25th, 2011 and is limited to 70 people.

An email to Reservations@ieeecincinnati.org prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.

All Reservations must be made by noon, Tuesday October 25th, 2011

 PE CREDITS:  Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.


Dr Heikenfeld will be presenting details of his research at UC of e-paper technologies, the technology behind his specific method of e-paper as well as its advantages over other existing technologies.

Additionally:  there should be plans, diagrams, and concept drawings available of the future EE/CompE area presently under renovation.  Student IEEE members will be on hand to assist and answer questions.

Tours will also be available of the site (under construction) for the $3M Ohio Center for MicroFluidic Innovation.


Jason Heikenfeld received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cincinnati in 1998 and 2001, respectively. During 2001-2005 Dr. Heikenfeld co-founded and served as principal scientist at Extreme Photonix Corp. In 2005 he returned to the University of Cincinnati as a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Dr. Heikenfeld’s university laboratory, The Novel Devices Laboratory www.ece.uc.edu/devices, is currently engaged in electrofluidic device research for beam steering, displays, and electronic paper. He has greater than 100 publications, has presented numerous invited talks, and his inventions have resulted in over a dozen pending or granted patents. Dr. Heikenfeld is a Senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Senior member of the Society for Information Display, and a member of SPIE, MRS.