News & Articles

28 November 2022

Dr. Krames appeared on the Get-A-Grip-On-Lighting podcast along with Pieter Six, CEO of Seaborough, to discuss Seaborough's new technology for managing power control in retrofit LED tubes in view of Europe's ban on mercury fluorescent lamps.

15 December 2021

Dr. Krames to serve as a panelist at the 2022 U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Solid-State Lighting Workshop on the topic “Disinfection: What Have We Learned About GUV and Other Methods?,” on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 3:30 pm ET.

9 August 2021

Dr. Krames to speak about the “UV-C LED Technology Roadmap” at Strategies in Light, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at 11:30 am PDT.

10 March 2021

Dr. Krames to speak on UVC-LED advancements for germicidal applications at a webinar hosted by LEDsMagazine, on 23 March 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT. Register here!

24 July 2020

Dr. Krames portrays the ultra-violet C-band (UVC) light-emitting diode landscape in the latest issue of LEDsMagazine: “The Rise of UVC LEDs

20 January 2020

Dr. Krames is to give a seminar at Stanford University on 23 January, entitled “Gallium Nitride and its Transformation of the Lighting Industry.”

28 August 2019

Dr. Krames was elected to the Board of Directors at iBeam Materials, Inc.

10 September 2018

Dr. Krames is to give a seminar at the University of Texas at Austin on 26 September, entitled “How LEDs are changing the world.”

15 May 2018

Dr. Krames was honored by the IEEE Photonics Society today at the Plenary Session of this year’s Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics (CLEO) in San Jose, California, for designation as a Fellow of the IEEE.

6 May 2018

Dr. Krames was appointed Strategic Advisor to BluGlass Ltd., a global leader commercializing Remote Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition (RPCVD) technology for applications to gallium-nitride-based light-emitting diodes and other applications.

23 January 2018

Dr. Krames named IEEE Fellow for leadership in gallium-nitride-based devices and their commercialization:

6 October 2017

Dr. Krames to present at the Workshop on Ultra-Precision Processing for Wide Band Gap Semiconductors (WUPP-2017) in Monterey, CA (6-7 November) with a talk entitled “The Challenge for Bulk III-Nitride Materials.”

7 March 2017

Dr. Krames to present at the LEDIA ’17 conference in Yokohama, Japan (19-21 April) with a talk entitled “Status and Prospects for Wide Bandgap LEDs / Lasers and Their Applications.”

14 January 2017

Dr. Krames to join other lighting technology leaders at a panel at SPIE’s Photonics West 2017 on the topic of "The Solid State Lighting Revolution: Technologies That Will Shape the Future of Lighting."

Date: Tuesday 31 January 2017
Time: 8:15 AM – 9:45 AM
Location: South Exhibit Level, Room 103, The Moscone Center, San Francisco

5 October 2016

Tomorrow, at this year’s International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Krames will chair a Rump Session on the topic “Do we really need better LEDs?” Read his blog on the topic on the Arkesso home page or on LinkedIn.

13 August 2016

Dr. Krames to present at the next monthly meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society on September 6th with a talk entitled "LEDs for Lighting Applications: Past, Present, and Future."

29 July 2016

Announcing a feature issue of OSA’s journal Photonics Research for original research on all aspects of light-emitting diode (LED) technology and applications. LEDs have revolutionized displays and general lighting – what even more can be done…?!
Dr. Krames is excited to be Guest Editor for this special feature issue, along with Prof. Nicolas Grandjean from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

Submissions are open from September 15th:

19 April 2016

Dr. Krames to present at this year’s Display Week in San Francisco, California, on May 24th with a talk entitled “Status and Future Prospects for Visible-Spectrum Light Emitting Diodes.”

12 January 2016

Dr. Krames to present at this year’s Strategies in Light conference in Santa Clara, California, on March 2nd with a talk entitled “What is next for LEDs?

14 September 2015

Dr. Krames is scheduled to lecture at next month’s IEEE Consultant’s Network of Silicon Valley meeting with a presentation entitled "How LEDs Are Changing the World".

WEDNESDAY, OCT 7, 2015 — 7:00 PM TO 9:00 PM
Hewlett-Packard Co. – 3000 Hanover Auditorium
3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto, CA 94304