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IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. TANG Receives the 2019 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology



The Inamori Foundation awarded the 2019 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology to Prof. Tang for his significant contributions to the field and invention of the Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED), which has revolutionized the field of organic electronics used widely in today’s high-performance OLED materials and display technologies. Tang is the first person of Chinese descent to receive the Kyoto Prize since its establishment in 1985. The award ceremony will be held in Japan this November.