Martin Strassburg, OSRAM
Industrial LED Development—From UV to Red and from Efficient Components to Smart Devices
Martin Strassburg, PhD in experimental physics, is responsible for innovation and technology cooperation for OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH. He leads OSRAM Opto Semiconductors’ activities in international- and national-funded projects, acting as coordinator, technical director and work package leader. He received his PhD in semiconductor physics at the Technical University of Berlin in 2002. He was then awarded the Humboldt Foundation’s Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship which, from 2003 to 2005, enabled him to pursue research on the development of group-III nitride materials for solid-state lighting, high-power electronics, solar cell and spintronics applications at Georgia Institute of Technology. He joined OSRAM Opto Semiconductors in 2005. In 2006, he took responsibility for nitride MOVPE development in the Advanced Concepts & Engineering Department. He became senior key expert in 2012. In the same year, he additionally took responsibility for open innovation activities, and since 2014 has headed the technology innovation of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. Strassburg has more than 20 years of experience in academic and industrial research and development on optoelectronic materials and devices. He holds numerous patent families in this area (180 plus), co-authored more than 180 papers on material development for optoelectronic applications, and has given more than 20 invited presentations at international conferences, symposia and workshops.