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Not just Moonshots - Moon Landings

 

Mary Lou creates bold visions of the future, takes them through R&D and delivers them to scale. She is acclaimed for her work at Google [x], Facebook, Oculus, and One Laptop per Child in consumer electronics, computers, TV, VR, wearables, software and web services. Her breadth spans further into design, internet, automotive and medical devices.

Until mid-2016 she led advanced consumer electronics and virtual reality at Facebook and Oculus. Previously she had a similar role at Google and Google [x], where she was also a close advisor to Sergey Brin. She co-founded One Laptop per Child (OLPC) with Nicholas Negroponte, and was the lead inventor and architect of the $100 laptop. She built OLPC’s partnerships throughout Asia to deliver the $100 laptop into high volume production. She has worked extensively with the Asian manufacturing hubs in Taiwan, China, Japan and Korea, living in Taiwan for six years. Her startup CEO experience includes the world’s only fabless display screen company which was based in Taipei. She was also a professor at MIT and RMIT. She holds a PhD in Optical Physics and Sc.B in Electrical Engineering both from Brown University and a Sc.M. in Computational Holography from the MIT Media Lab. She is an inventor on over 200 published or issued patents. 

She has been recognized with many awards including: TIME magazine’s “Time 100” as one of the 100 most influential people in the world; a CNN top 10 thinker; and by the leading global professional societies in optics, display and electronics. She is a board director for Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA), a $20B tier-1 automotive component supplier. She has broad advisory experience including government level in Peru, Uruguay, China, Taiwan, Brazil, USA, the White House and the United Nations.

Work Experience

 

Founder - Openwater - San Francisco, CA 2016- present

Goal: Replace the functionality of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) with a consumer electronics wearable using novel opto-electronics to achieve comparable resolution to MRI.  Implications are broad for detection and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease, internal bleeding, mental disease, neurodegenerative disease, and beyond - for communication via thought.

 

Executive Director of Engineering - Facebook and Oculus - Menlo Park, CA 2015-2016

Mary Lou is both an architect and an executive at  Facebook / Oculus leading various efforts including a continued transformation of the virtual reality experience.  She has announced her departure from Facebook in August 2016 to spend more time at Openwater

 

Board Director - Lear Corporation - Southfield Michigan 2016 - present

Helping steer this $20B Fortune 500 (#174) company listed on the NYSE well through the transformation in transporation underway now.  

 

Head of Display Division, Google [x] Mountain View, CA - 2012-2015

Mary Lou advised display and hardware efforts throughout Google, and reported to Google co-founder Sergey Brin. While there she also founded and directed two “Moonshot” programs in Google [x]. She was responsible for invention and architecture, R&D (SW and HW engineering) and also business strategy, product management, operations, supply chain, manufacturing, go-to-market and strategic partnerships. 

 

CEO and Founder, Pixel Qi Corp Taipei, Taiwan  (and San Bruno, CA) - 2008 - 2014

Mary Lou founded Pixel Qi, the world’s only fabless display developer, as a spin-off of One Laptop per Child to extend and commercialize the breakthrough screen and power management architecture she invented and developed for the $100 laptop.  She built a business to develop new screen architectures ready for mass production with less than a year of development time (display innovation typically takes a decade or more to reach fruition).  Pixel Qi technology shipped several million units with >10x lower power consumption and sunlight readability while preserving color, video and image quality. As CEO, she oversaw business strategy, product management, R&D (SW and HW engineering), operations, raising funds, supply chain, manufacturing, go-to-market and strategic partnerships.

 

CTO and Co-founder, One Laptop per Child Cambridge, Mass - 2005 - 2008

Jepsen launched this non-profit organization with Nicholas Negroponte, and was its only employee for its first year. Jepsen invented the fundamental laptop architecture and a new screen and convinced some of world’s largest manufacturers to produce it. She oversaw sequential development from prototypes to scale-manufacture of the innovative underlying components, software, content, IP, firmware, and the entire system; managing over 1000 people.   Millions of units shipped to nearly every country transforming opportunities for children in the developing world.  Over $1B of revenue went through OLPC and this catalyzed $30B of revenue for its for-profit partners.  



Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Media Lab Cambridge, Mass - 2005-2007

Jepsen joined the faculty of the MIT Media Lab where she initially co-founded One Laptop per Child.  She drove work in a variety of areas including consumer electronics, software systems, display architecture, and user interfaces particularly for pre-literate children.

 

Chief Technology Officer,  Intel Corporation, Display Division Santa Clara, CA - 2004-2005

Responsible for overall architecture and design of Intel's next generation HDTV products - including optics, liquid crystals, testing, characterization, performance improvement, design and integration of electronics, ASICs, and manufacturing.

 

Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer,  MicroDisplay Corporation Richmond, CA - 1995-2003

Created microdisplay technology for virtual reality, augmented reality, wearables, and flat screen HDTVs. Shipped breakthrough product in all these areas working primarily with Asian manufacturers and brand names throughout the globe. Served as overall system architect, led design and integration of electronics, ASICs, optics, liquid crystals, optical engine, TV makers, head-mounted displays, cellphone makers, all for optimized manufacturability in product.

 

Senior Member of Technical Staff,  Philips Consumer Electronics & Research NY - 1998-1999

Part of early Lumileds effort contributing to breakthroughs in efficiency for LED devices now included in billions of devices.  Developed Philips single-panel and triple-panel (500+ frame per second) liquid crystal on silicon devices and front- and rear- projection systems.

 



​Education and Scientific Research and Media Arts

 

Ph.D. Optical Physics, Brown University 1996

Liquid crystal displays that work without polarized light, with liquid crystal filled holographic diffractive structures.

Side Project: Started Moon-TV - to project video on the Moon by redirecting sunlight incident on Earth to the Moon using large solar farms filled with big moving mirrors

Sc.M. Media Technology, MIT Media Lab 1989

World's first fully computer generated holographic video system

Sc.B. Electrical Engineering (with Honors), A.B. Studio Art (req.) Brown University 1987

My focus was on Holography which combined my strong interests in math, engineering and art. 

 

Senior Fellow, Kunsthochschule for Median Köln  Cologne, Germany - 1991-1992

Big Art: made a big computer generated hologram that filled a city block and could be only seen 10 minutes a day for 55 days a year if it wasn't overcast.

Computer Science Professor,  Royal Melbourne Inst of Technology Australia - 1990-1991

Huge computer generated holograms - that filled beach coves, and small ones that were used on the Australian paper (plastic) currency.  Also lots of "straight" 3D computer graphics on flat screens with really good optical modeling (at the time)

Optical Computing - San Diego Fellow, University of California, San Diego, CA - 1989-1990

Diffractive/Refractive solutions for free space optical interconnects for optical computing, neural nets, massively parallel computing, etc.

 



Selected Awards

 

CNN top 10 thinker 2013

Forbes Top 50 women in technology 2018

TIME 100: named One of the 100 most influential people in world by Time Magazine 2008

Named to top 50 female computer scientists of all-time - the Anita Borg Institute 2012

Honorary Doctorate - Brown University 2014

NBA (National Basketball Association)/Cisco Inspiring the Future Award - 2015

World Technology Award : for individual contributions to hardware - 2010

Edwin Land Medal - Optical Society of America 2011

Optical Society of America - Fellow 2012

Laptop Magazine: 19th most influential person in mobile computing 2010

IEEE ACE Award Grand Prize for best emerging technology (awarded to Pixel Qi) 2010

Popular Science “Best of What’s New Award”  - 2010 (sunlight readable screens w/ color & video)

Popular Science “Best of What’s New Award”  - 2006 (for $100 Laptop)

Popular Science “Best of What’s New Award”  - 1990 (for Holographic Video System)

Display of the Year Award - Society for Information Display (SID)  2010

Anita Borg “Woman of Vision” Award for Innovation - 2011

Best of Computex Award 2009

Brown Alumni Excellence in Engineering Medal - Brown University - 2011

WITI Hall of Fame Inductee (Women in Technology International) 2008

INDEX Design Award - €100,000 for OLPC XO laptop 2007

Mobile Innovation Award - Laptop Magazine 2007

Horace Mann Medal - Brown University -2008

Design of the Year - London Design Museum's 2008

One of “100 Top Ideas of the Year” - New York Times 2006

IF Product Design Award - 2006

 

 

Boards and Public Service/Other

 

Board of Directors Experience:

 

  • Lear Corporation (a ~$20B Fortune 500 company in the automotive space)

  • Openwater (CEO and Chairman of the Board)

  • Pixel Qi Corporation (chairman of board) (2008-2013)

  • One Laptop per Child Non Profit Association (observer) (2005-8)

  • Brown University Engineering Board (reports to president) 2012-present

  • MEDCO (Express Scripts) Innovation Board 2011-2013

  • MicroDisplay Corporation (observer) (1995-2003)

 

Task Force / Advisory Experience:

 

  • National Academies of Engineering, Science and Medicine joint committee on women 2015

  • American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan - co-chair of technology committee 2010-2012

  • Google Science Fair: Final Level - Judging for top winners of this award - 2012-2015

  • Brazilian Presidential Task Force on Computers for Education – 2005-6

  • Chinese Academy of Science working group on computers and education 2005

  • ITU Telecom World working group on digital divide in education 2006

  • US State and Defense Departments Science Board contributor 2007

  • Internet Archive “Books In Browsers” technology advisory board 2010-2

  • EPEAT Technology Advisory Board on green devices 2008

  • Grace Hopper – Women in Computer Science Exec Committee 2008

  • Anita Borg Institute awards committee chair 2008-present

  • Magazine Publishers of America Task Force contributor on future devices & screens 2008-9

  • Japanese Government, Industry and Academic Committee on e-publishing outlook 2007

  • Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs - Digital Divide Division launch 2007

  • UN World Summit on Information Society – Education and computing panel 2005

  • Taiwan National Labs (ITRI) “creativity in engineering” task force - 2006

  • Uruguay Minister of Education Digital Education Task Force contributor – 2006-8

  • Peru’s One Laptop Per Child Executive Committee contributor 2006-8

 

Patents:

Dr. Jepsen is inventor of over 250 published or issued patents as listed below  (partial list below)

  1. US Patent No. 9,730,649, Optical imaging in a diffuse medium

  2. US Patent No. 9,690,535, Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus

  3. US Patent No. 9,626,145, Tileable display with pixel-tape. 

  4. US Patent No. 9,607,582, Dynamic update of display pixels. 

  5. US Patent No. 9,594,277, Multi-domain pixel array. 

  6. US Patent No. 9,558,720, Variable resolution seamless tileable display. 

  7. US Patent No. 9,557,954, Display panel using direct emission pixel arrays. 

  8. US Patent No. 9,529,563, Masking mechanical separations between tiled display panels. 

  9. US Patent No. 9,500,906, Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus.

  10. US Patent No. 9,424,809, Patterned projection with multi-panel display.

  11. US Patent No. 9,412,336, Dynamic backlight control for spatially independent display regions.

  12. US Patent No. 9,411,552, Pixel layer in multi-panel display.

  13. US Patent No. 9,401,128, Dynamic update of display pixels.

  14. US Patent No. 9,368,070, Variable resolution seamless tileable display.

  15. US Patent No. 9,349,160, Method, apparatus and system for enhancing a display of video data.

  16. US Patent No. 9,336,729, Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus.

  17. US Patent No. 9,310,634, Aesthetic layer for display panels. 

  18. US Patent No. 9,250,508, Rear projection screen with pin-hole concentrator array.

  19. US Patent No. 9,223,536, Method, apparatus and system to determine display misalignment.

  20. US Patent No. 9,176,370, High contrast rear projection screen.

  21. US Patent No. 9,123,266, Seamless tileable display with peripheral magnification.

  22. US Patent No. 9,013,790, High contrast rear projection screen for use with a diverging illumination source.

  23. US Patent No. 8,830,426, Color shift reduction in transflective liquid crystal displays.

  24. US Patent No. 8,698,716, Low power consumption transflective liquid crystal displays.

  25. US Patent No. 8,692,963, Patterned in-cell retarder for transflective vertically aligned liquid crystal display and method of fabrication.

  26. US Patent No. 8,462,144, Triple mode liquid crystal display.

  27. US Patent No. 8,384,861, Diffractive liquid crystal display.

  28. US Patent No. 8,314,907, Transflective display sub-pixel structures with transmissive area having different sizes and reflective area having equal sizes.

  29. US Patent No. 8,264,646, Transflective display with white tuning.

  30. US Patent No. 8,264,645, Transflective display.

  31. US Patent No. 7,746,431, Dual mode display

  32. US Patent No. D609,703, Laptop computer.

  33. US Patent No. 6,801,285, Thin cell gap microdisplays with optimum optical properties.

  34. US Patent No. 6,307,607, Reflective liquid crystal display with integrated compensation for skew angle rotation and birefringence effects

  35. US Patent No. 6,172,792, Method and apparatus for forming optical gratings.

  36. US Patent Publication No.  20170219864 Configurations for tileable display apparatus with multiple pixel arrays

  37. US Patent Publication No.  20170176818 Enhanced Spatial Resolution using a Segmented Electrode Array. 

  38. US Patent Publication No.  20170176753 Wide Angle Beam Steering in Sunglasses for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. 

  39. US Patent Publication No.  20170115519 Time-Domain Adjustment of Phase Retardation in a Liquid Crystal Grating for a Color Display. 

  40. US Patent Publication No.  20170115491 Liquid Crystal Half-Wave Plate Lens.

  41. US Patent Publication No.  20170109562 Methods and Devices for Eye Tracking Based on Depth Sensing.

  42. US Patent Publication No.  20170061838 Compensation of Chromatic Dispersion in a Tunable Beam Steering Device for Improved Display.

  43. US Patent Publication No.  20170059960 Devices and Methods for Removing Zeroth Order Leakage in Beam Steering Devices.

  44. US Patent Publication No.  20170039960 Ocular Projection Based on Pupil Position.

  45. US Patent Publication No.  20170039907 Display with a Tunable Mask for Augmented Reality. 

  46. US Patent Publication No.  20170039906 Enhanced Visual Perception Through Distance-Based Ocular Projection. 

  47. US Patent Publication No.  20170039905 Optical System for Retinal Projection from Near-Ocular Display. 

  48. US Patent Publication No.  20170039904 Tile Array for Near-Ocular Display.

  49. US Patent Publication No.  20170039020 Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  50. US Patent Publication No.  20170038836 Display with an Embedded Eye Tracker. 

  51. US Patent Publication No.  20170038591 Display with a Tunable Pinhole Array for Augmented Reality. 

  52. US Patent Publication No.  20170038590 Enhanced Pixel Resolution through Non-Uniform Ocular Projection. 

  53. US Patent Publication No.  20170038589 Near-Ocular Display Based on Hologram Projection.

  54. US Patent Publication No.  20160314765 Dynamic Update of Display Pixels.

  55. US Patent Publication No. 20160091786 A1, Screen configuration for display system.

  56. US Patent Publication No. 20150153023 A1, Multi-aperture illumination layer for tileable display.

  57. US Patent Publication No. 20150138755 A1, Seamless tileable display with peripheral magnification.

  58. US Patent Publication No. 20150097853 A1, Dynamic backlight control for spatially independent display regions.

  59. US Patent Publication No. 20150097837 A1, Variable resolution seamless tileable display.

  60. US Patent Publication No. 20150023051 A1, Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus.

  61. US Patent Publication No. 20150022754 A1, Configurations for tileable display apparatus with multiple pixel arrays.

  62. US Patent Publication No. 20150022727 A1, Tileable display apparatus.

  63. US Patent Publication No. 20150022424 A1, Bezel pixel layer in multi-panel display.

  64. US Patent Publication No. 20130187962 A1, Mixed Transmissive – Reflective - Transflective Liquid Crystal Display.

  65. US Patent Publication No. 20120218487 A1, Patterned In-Cell Retarder for Transflective Vertically Aligned Liquid Crystal Display and Method of Fabrication.

  66. US Patent Publication No. 20120127140 A1, Multi-mode liquid crystal display with auxiliary non-display components.

  67. US Patent Publication No. 20120120341 A1, Color Shift Reduction in Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.

  68. US Patent Publication No. 20120039034 A1, Transflective LCD with Arcuate Pixel Portions.

  69. US Patent Publication No. 20110285684 A1, Low Power Consumption Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.

  70. US Patent Publication No. 20110025960 A1, Transflective Display Sub-Pixel Structures.

  71. US Patent Publication No. 20100225857 A1, Backlight recirculation in transflective liquid crystal displays.

  72. US Patent Publication No. 20100225640 A1, Switching Operating Modes of Liquid Crystal Displays.

  73. US Patent Publication No. 20100026930 A1, Diffractive liquid crystal display.

  74. US Patent Publication No. 20100020276 A1, Transflective display with white tuning.

  75. US Patent Publication No. 20100020054 A1, Triple mode liquid crystal display.

  76. US Patent Publication No. 20100014032 A1, Transflective display.

  77. US Patent Publication No. 20080117346 A1, Dual mode display.

  78. US Patent Publication No. 20070285428 A1, Self-refreshing display controller for a display device in a computational unit.

  79. US Patent Publication No. 20030053017 A1,Thin cell gap microdisplays with optimum optical properties.

  80. China, CN105930139, 2016/3/8, Aesthetic layer for display panels

  81. World Patent No. WO/2016/105811, issued Jun 23, 2016. Display panel using direct emission pixel arrays

  82. China, CN105684067, 2016/6/15, Seamless tileable display with peripheral magnification.

  83. World Patent No. WO/2016/081101, issued May 26, 2016, Rear projection screen with pin-hole concentrator array.

  84. European Patent EP3022729, 25/5/2016, Tileable display apparatus

  85. European Patent EP3022728, 25/5/2016, Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus

  86. European Patent EP3022730, 25/5/2016, Configurations for tileable display apparatus with multiple pixel arrays

  87. World Patent No. WO2015009382, issued Jan 22, 2015. Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus.

  88. Taiwan No. 201626348, 2016/07/16, Masking mechanical separations between tiled display panels.

  89. Taiwan, 201626097, 2016/07/16, Screen configuration for display system.

  90. Taiwan, 201610553   2016/03/16, High contrast rear projection screen for use with a diverging illumination source.

  91. World Patent, WO2016053506 (A1), 2016-04-07, Screen configuration for display system.

  92. World Patent, WO2016053505 (A1), 2016-04-07, Masking Mechanical Separations between Tiled Display Panels.

  93. Taiwan, 201506869, 2015/2/16, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  94. Taiwan, I520116, 2016/2/1, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  95. US Patent Publication No. 20160093244 A1, March 31, 2016. Masking mechanical separations between tiled display panels. 

  96. Europe EP3022728, 2016/5/25, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  97. China, CN105393295, 2016/3/9, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  98. World Patent No. WO2015099859, issued July 2, 2015. Aesthetic layer for display panels.

  99. Taiwan, 201525571, 2015/7/1, Aesthetic layer for display panels.

  100. World Patent No. WO2016081101, issued May 26, 2016. Rear projection screen with pin-hole concentrator array.

  101. World, 2015/084480, 2015/11/6, Multi-Aperture Illumination Layer for Tileable Display.

  102. Taiwan, 201528246, 2015/7/16, Dynamic Backlight Control for Spatially Independent Display Regions.                                 

  103. Taiwan, 201525571, 2015/7/1, Aesthetic Layer for Display Panels.            

  104. United States, 20150177538, 2015/6/26,  Aesthetic Layer for Display Panels.              

  105. Korea, KR20160103064 (A), 2016/08/31, Aesthetic Layer for Display Panels.      

  106. China, CN105830139 (A), 2016-08-03, Aesthetic Layer for Display Panels.          

  107. Taiwan, 201513092, 2015/6/16, Multi-Aperture Illumination Layer for Tileable Display.

  108. Taiwan, 201523553, 2015/6/16, Seamless Tileable Display with Peripheral Magnification.                                               

  109. Taiwan, 201523569, 2015/6/16, Variable Resolution Seamless Tileable Display.

  110. Taiwan, I520116, 2016/02/01, Optical configurations in a tileable display apparatus.

  111. Taiwan, I529678, 2016/04/11, Seamless tileable display with peripheral magnification.

  112. United States, 20150153023, 2015/6/4, Multi-Aperture Illumination Layer for Tileable Display.                                              

  113. World, 2015/076939, 2015/5/28, Seamless Tileable Display with Peripheral Magnification.                                               

  114. United States, 20150138755, 2015/5/21, Seamless Tileable Display with Peripheral Magnification.                                    

  115. United States, 09013790,  2015/4/21, High Contrast Rear Projection Screen for Use with A Diverging Illumination Source.                                          

  116. World, 2015/053926, 2015/4/16,  Dynamic Backlight Control for Spatially Independent Display Regions.                                

  117. World, 2015/053927, 2015/4/16,   Variable Resolution Seamless Tileable Display.       

  118. United States, 20150097837, 2015/4/9, Variable Resolution Seamless Tileable Display.

  119. United States, 20150097853, 2015/4/9, Dynamic Backlight Control for Spatially Independent Display Regions.                                

  120. Taiwan, 201513092, 2015/4/1, Configurations for Tileable Display Apparatus with Multiple Pixel Arrays.                                      

  121. Taiwan, 201506869, 2015/2/16, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  122. Taiwan, 201506868, 2015/2/16, Tileable Display Apparatus.                                  

  123. World, 2015/099859, 2015/2/7, Aesthetic Layer for Display Panels.                                   

  124. Taiwan, 201505013, 2015/2/1, Bezel Pixel Layer in Multi-Panel Display.  

  125. United States, 20150022424, 2015/1/22,  Bezel Pixel Layer in Multi-Panel Display.    

  126. United States, 20150022727, 2015/1/22,  Tileable Display Apparatus.                          

  127. United States, 20150022754, 2015/1/22,  Configurations for Tileable Display Apparatus with Multiple Pixel Arrays.                                       

  128. United States, 20150023051, 2015/1/22,  Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.                                          

  129. World, WO/2015/009382, 2015/1/22, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.                                               

  130. World, 2015/009374, 2015/1/22, Configurations for Tileable Display Apparatus with Multiple Pixel Arrays.                                   

  131. World, 2015/009371, 2015/1/22, Bezel Pixel Layer in Multi-Panel Display.                      

  132. World, 2015/009381, 2015/1/22, Tileable Display Apparatus.                                      

  133. Taiwan, 201525571, 2014/10/21, Aesthetic Layer for Display Panels.  

  134. Taiwan, 201523553, 2014/10/21,  Seamless Tileable Display with Peripheral Magnification.                                               

  135. Taiwan, 201523089, 2014/10/21,  Multi-Aperture Illumination Layer for Tileable Display.                                               

  136. Taiwan, 201528246, 2014/10/6, Dynamic Backlight Control for Spatially Independent Display Regions.                                             

  137. Taiwan, 201523569, 2014/10/6, Variable Resolution Seamless Tileable Display.

  138. Taiwan, 201513092, 2014/7/1, Configurations for Tileable Display Apparatus with Multiple Pixel Arrays.                                      

  139. Taiwan, 201506869, 2014/7/1, Optical Configurations in A Tileable Display Apparatus.

  140. Taiwan, 201506868, 2014/7/1, Tileable Display Apparatus.            

  141. Taiwan, 201505013, 2014/7/1, Bezel Pixel Layer in Multi-Panel Display.  

  142. Korea, 101313111 0000, 2013/9/24, 트랜스플랙티브 액정 디스플레이스들과 그 제조방법 및 컴퓨터                             

  143. United States, 20130187962, 2013/7/25,  Mixed Transmissive-Reflective-Transflective Liquid Crystal Display.                                              

  144. Korea, 10129167 00000, 2013/7/25, 삼중 모드 액정 디스플레이                   

  145. China, 200980129839.2, 2013/7/24, 带有白色调谐的透反式显示器                

  146. Korea, 1012901950000, 2013/7/22, 백색 튜닝을 갖는 반사투과형 디스플레이

  147. Korea, 1012902050000,  2013/7/22,   회절 액정 디스플레이                          

  148. Taiwan, 201243442, 2012/11/1, Multi-Mode Liquid Crystal Display with Auxiliary Non-Display Components.                                    

  149. United States, 20120218487, 2012/8/30,  Patterned In-Cell Retarder for Transflective Vertically Aligned Liquid Crystal Display and Method of Fabrication              

  150. United States, 20120127140, 2012/5/24,  Multi-Mode Liquid Crystal Display with Auxiliary Non-Display Components.                                    

  151. World, 2012/068342, 2012/5/24, Multi-Mode Liquid Crystal Display with Auxiliary Non-Display Components.                                    

  152. United States, 20120120341, 2012/5/17,  Color Shift Reduction in Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  153. China, 102422207, 2012/4/28, Backlight Recirculation in Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  154. China, 200980159175.4(CN102422207A), 2012/4/18, 透反式液晶显示器中的背光循环            

  155. China, 200980159097.8(CN102414601A), 2012/4/11, 液晶显示器的运行模式切换                  

  156. United States, 20120039034, 2012/2/16,  Transflective LCD with Arcuate Pixel Portions.                                               

  157. World, 2012/021767, 2012/2/16,  Transflective LCD with Arcuate Pixel Portions.      

  158. Japan, 2011-253194, 2011/12/15, Power Consumption Reducing Method of Display Subsystem, System for The Same, And Second Display Controller. 

  159. United States, 20110285684, 2011/11/24, Low Power Consumption Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  160. World, 2011/146055, 2011/11/24, Low Power Consumption Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  161. Taiwan, 201243442, 2011/11/17,  Multi-Mode Liquid Crystal Display with Auxiliary Non-Display Components  .                                  

  162. Great Britain, 2480976, 2011/11/16, Switching Operating Modes of Liquid Crystal Displays.                                               

  163. Korea, 1020117023178, 2011/9/30, 액정 디스플레이 동작 모드의 스위칭      

  164. Taiwan, 201229628, 2011/8/12, Transflective LCD with arcuate pixel portions.

  165. China, 200980129831.6, 2011/7/13, 三模液晶显示器                                    

  166. World, 2011/016875, 2011/2/10, Transflective Display Sub-Pixel Structures.                    

  167. US, 20110025960, Transflective Display Sub-Pixel Structures with Transmissive Area Having Different Sizes and Reflective Area Having Equal Sizes.         

  168. China, 200710110172.4, 2010/11/24, 双模式显示器                                    

  169. World, 2010/104529, 2010/9/16, Backlight Recirculation in Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  170. World, 2010/101592, 2010/9/10,  Switching Operating Modes of Liquid Crystal Displays.                                               

  171. United States, 20100225640, 2010/9/9, Switching Operating Modes of Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  172. United States, 20100225857, 2010/9/9, Backlight Recirculation in Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  173. Taiwan, 201142421, 2010/6/28, Low Power Consumption Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  174. Taiwan, I414852, 2010/2/25, Transflective Display Sub-Pixel Structures.       

  175. United States, D609703, 2010/2/9, Laptop Computer.                                             

  176. United States, 100026930, 2010/2/4, Diffractive Liquid Crystal Display.               

  177. World, 2010/014624, 2010/2/4, Diffractive Liquid Crystal Display.                       

  178. World, 2010/014601, 2010/2/4, Transflective Display with White Tuning.             

  179. World, 2010/014598, 2010/2/4, Triple Mode Liquid Crystal Display.

  180. United States, 20100020054, 2010/1/28, Triple Mode Liquid Crystal Display.

  181. United States, 20100020276, 2010/1/28, Transflective Display with White Tuning.    

  182. United States, 20100014032, 2010/1/21, Transflective Display.                              

  183. World, 2010/009286, 2010/1/21, Transflective Display.                                          

  184. Korea, 1009331110000, 2009/12/11, 듀얼 모드 디스플레이                         

  185. Taiwan, 201037599, 2009/12/4, Switching Operating Modes of Liquid Crystal Displays.                                     

  186. Taiwan, I437324, 2009/9/15, Backlight Recirculation in Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays.                                            

  187. Korea, 1020070096912, 2009/8/19, 트랜스플랙티브 액정 디스플레이스들과 그 제조방법 및 컴퓨터                             

  188. Taiwan, I401496, 2009/7/28, Transflective Display with White Tuning.          

  189. Taiwan, I404038, 2009/7/28, Triple Mode Liquid Crystal Display.                  

  190. Taiwan, I401501,  2009/7/28, Diffractive Liquid Crystal Display.                     

  191. Taiwan, 201017273, 2009/7/15, Transflective Display.                                           

  192. Korea, 1008908410000,  2009/3/20, 컴퓨터 유닛의 디스플레이 장치용 셀프 리프레싱디스플레이 컨트롤러                                 

  193. Japan, 2008129575, 2008/6/5, Dual Mode Display.                                     

  194. World, 2008/063171, 2008/5/29,  Dual Mode Display.                                       

  195. United States, 20080117346, 2008/5/22, Dual Mode Display.                                       

  196. United States, 20070285428, 2007/12/13, Self-Refreshing Display Controller for A Display Device in A Computational Unit        .                                  

  197. Japan,  2007293296, Power Consumption Reducing Method of Display Subsystem, System for The Same and Second Display Controller.                                      

  198. World, 2007/112021, 2007/10/4, Self-Refreshing Display Controller for A Display Device in A Computational Unit.                                              

  199. Taiwan, I437433, 2007/3/23,  Self-Refreshing Display Controller for Display Devices in A Computational Unit.                                      

  200. Taiwan, I354159, 2007/3/2, Dual Mode Display.                                         

  201. United States, 6801285, 2004/10/4, Thin Cell Gap Microdisplays with Optimum Optical Properties.                              

  202. Korea, 1020017010510, 2003/10/25,   통합된 보상기를 구비하는 반사성 액정 디스플레이).                               

  203. United States, 20030053017, 2003/3/20, Thin Cell Gap Microdisplays with Optimum Optical Properties.                                          

  204. United States, 6307607, 2001/10/23, Reflective Liquid Crystal Display with Integrated Compensation for Skew Angle Rotation and Birefringence Effects.           

  205. United States, 6172792, 2001/1/9, Method and Apparatus for Forming Optical Gratings. 

Papers (Dr. Jepsen mostly publishes in the form of patents rather than papers but here are a few key papers)

  1. Mary Lou Jepsen, “A technology rollercoaster: Liquid crystal on silicon”, Nature Photonics 04/2007; 1(5).: 276-277 (2007).

  2. Mary Lou Jepsen, “Smoke, Mirrors, and Manufacturable Displays”, IEEE Computer - COMPUTER, vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 63-67, 2005 (2005).

  3. Joel S. Kollin, Stephen A. Benton, Mary Lou Jepsen, “Real-Time Display of 3-D Computed Holograms by Scanning the Image of an Acousto-Optic Modulator”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 10/1989; DOI: 10.1117/12.961683 (1989).

  4. Hendrik J. Gerritsen, Mary Lou Jepsen, Catherine C. Feria, “Transmission diffraction gratings composed of one material with anomalous dispersion in the visible region”, Applied Optics 07/1988; 27(13).: 2781-5. DOI: 10.1364/AO.27.002781 (1988).

  5. Hendrik J. Gerritsen, Mary Lou Jepsen, “Holographic recordings of nematic liquid crystal displays”, Applied Optics 09/1987; 26(17).:3717-20. DOI: 10.1364/AO.26.003717 (1987).

  6. Mary Lou Jepsen, “Invited Paper: Why Analog Silicon May Be Best for LCOS Digital TV”, 2005 SID Symposium Digest of Technical Papers 39.1, 36(1), p. 1358-1361 (2005).

  7. Hendrik J. Gerritsen, Mary Lou Jepsen, “Rectangular Surface-Relief Transmission Gratings with a Very Large First-Order Diffraction Efficiency (~95%). for Unpolarized Light”, Applied Optics 10/1998; 37(25).:5823-9. DOI:10.1364/AO.37.005823 (1998).

  8. Mary Lou Jepsen, Hendrik J. Gerritsen, “Liquid-crystal-filled gratings with high diffraction efficiency”, Optics Letters 07/1996; 21(14).: 1081-3. DOI: 10.1364 / OL.21.001081, (1996).

  9. Pierre St. Hilaire, Stephen A. Benton, Mark E. Lucente, Mary Lou Jepsen, Joel Kollin, Hiroshi Yoshikawa, John S. Underkoffler, “Electronic Display System for Computational Holography”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 05/1996; DOI: 10.1117/12.17980 (1996).

  10. Stephen A. Benton, Mark Lucente, Mary Lou Jepsen, Joel Kollin, Hiroshi Yoshikawa, John Underkoffler, “Electronic display system for computational holography”, Conference: Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases (1990).

  11. Tom Meyer, Sally Rosenthal, Stephen R. Johnson, Mary Lou Jepsen, Douglas Davis, “Art and technology: very large scale integration”. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, SIGGRAPH 1994; 01/1994 (1994).

  12. Mary Lou Jepsen, Paula H. Dawson, “Optical transfer of master hologram with 20-meter depth”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 03/1993; DOI: 10.1117/12.140420 (1993).

  13. Mary Lou Jepsen, Paula H. Dawson, “Lunar-illuminated outdoor hologram”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 05/1992; DOI: 10.1117/12.59635 (1992).

  14. Ruibo Lu, Mary Lou Jepsen, Carlin Vieri, and John Ryan, “Multi-mode LCD with Wide View Angle and High Reflectance for Sunlight Readability”, 2011 SID Symposium Digest of Technical Papers 42(1), 6.4, p. 62-65 (2011).

  15. Mary Lou Jepsen, “Keynote Address: Challenges of bringing new technologies to market”, 2009 SID Annual Display Week Business Conference (2009).

  16. Mary Lou Jepsen, “CAD for displays!”, 2008 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD'08), November 10-13 (2008).

  17. Mary Lou Jepsen, “The Business of Displays - Display Engineering Leads the Way for $100 laptop Design”, 2007 SID International Symposium Digest of Technical Papers, 23.1, p. 6 (2007).

  18. Mary Lou Jepsen, “Crossing the Digital Divide: The Latest Efforts from One Laptop per Child”, Proceedings of the 2007 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, June 17-22, 2007, Santa Clara, CA, USA (2007).

  19. Mary Lou Jepsen, “Lumen throughput in front and rear projection systems: color fidelity impact”, Conference: Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting - PHO, vol. 2, pp. 816-817 vol.2, 2003 (2003).

  20. Mary Lou Jepsen, “Rear Projection TV: Single Panel LCOS Lumen Throughput”, 2003 SID Symposium Digest of Technical Papers 10.3; 34(1), p. 122-125 (2003).

  21. Mary Lou Jepsen, M. J. Ammer, M. Bolotski, J. J. Drolet, A. Gupta, Y. Lai, D. Huffman, H. Shi, and C. Vieri, “High resolution LCOS microdisplay for single-, double- or triple-panel projection system”, Displays 06/2002; 23(3), p.109-114 (2002).

  22. Mary Lou Jepsen, “0.9” SXGA Liquid Crystal on Silicon Panel with 450 Hz Field Rate”, 2001 SID Microdisplay, P.4.11 (2001).

  23. Michael Bolotski, Mary Lou Jepsen, “MicroDisplay subsystem of a wireless handheld computer”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 06/2000; DOI:10.1117/12.389151 (2000).

  24. Mary Lou Jepsen, Hendrik J. Gerritsen, “High-efficiency liquid-crystal-filled diffraction gratings”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 04/1997 (1997).

  25. Joel S. Kollin, Stephen A. Benton, Mary Lou Jepsen, “Real-Time Display of 3-D Computed Holograms by Scanning the Image of an Acousto-Optic Modulator”, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 10/1989; DOI: 10.1117/12.961683 (1989).

RECENT KEYNOTES and TALKS

2019

Mar 27 - Abu Dhabi Ideas Fest Keynote - Abu Dhabi UAE

Mar 26 - Wired Health Keynote - London, UK

Feb 19 - Norman Foster Foundation - Digital X - Madrid, Spain 

Feb 4 - SPIE Photonics West - Openwater, and VR/AR Panel - San Francisco

Jan 27 - Peter Diamondis's Abundance A360 - Keynote - Beverly Hills

2018---------------------------------------------------------------

 

Dec 3 - Business Insider - Ignition, New York City

Nov 11 - Techonomy talk - Half Moon Bay, CA

Nov 4 - Exponential Medicine Keynote - San Diego California

Oct 29 - Long Now Foundation Seminar - San Francisco CA

Oct 21 - Focused Ultrasound Foundation Symposium Keynote - Reston Virginia

Oct 13 - Wired 25th anniversary celebration - Podcast, Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, CA

Sept 24 - Wearable Tech + Digital Health + Neuro - MIT, Cambridge MA

Sept 8 - Brain Mind Summit Keynote, Stanford Univ, California

Aug 21 - Singularity University Global Summit, San Francisco, CA

June 23-24 - Scifoo - Google - Mountain View CA

June 15 - Xconomy Napa Summit - Napa CA

May 20 - SID Display Week - Los Angeles

May 2 - DLD NYC - New York City 

Apr 13 - TED (annual TED conference) - Vancouver, BC CANADA

Feb 26 - Applysci @ Stanford - Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA

Jan 20-23 - DLD Munich

Jan 10 - JPMorgan - Panel - The Future of Healthcare w/ convergence of digital - San Francisco

 

2017 -------------------------------------------------------------------

 

Aug 15 - Singularity University Global Summit

May 23 - VMware keynote for RADIO (3000 R&D engineers)

May 4 - Computer History Museum - Mary Lou Jepsen in conversation with John Hollar

May 3 - Milken Institute Global Conference - With Ed Boyden, Bryan Johnson and Neal Kassel

Apr 20 - Fireside Chat at /dev/color

Apr 19 - Xconomy Forum: Human Impact of Innovation

Apr 2 - OSA Biophotonics Congress: Optics in the Life Sciences

Mar 14 - SxSW featured talk “Telepathy meets Medical Imaging” with Sunny Bates- Austin TX

Mar 11 - Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode interview Mary Lou on “Too Embarrassed to Ask”

Feb 7-8 - Stanford Univ. Neuro-digital Health Conference - Stanford, CA

Jan 13 - Detroit Auto Show - Detroit, MI

 

2016 - Q3+Q4-----------------------------------------------------------------------

Dec 8 - Harvard/MGH - Cambridge, MA

Nov 18 - Washington University - OSA Invited Fellow Lecture- Saint Louis, MO

Nov 1-2 - Fortune Magazine Brainstorm - Health - San Diego

Oct 13-14 - NYU Medical Imaging Invitational - Imaging Systems of Tomorrow - NYC

Oct 6 - TedxSanFrancisco talk online - San Francisco, CA

Oct 5 - Pepsi Academy of Sciences Awards - New York

Sept 27 - Samsung CEO Summit - San Jose, CA

Sept 26-27 - The Mind Brain Summit - Stanford University - Stanford, CA

Sept 23-25 - The Nantucket Project - Nantucket, RI

 

RECENT VIDEOS--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

TED Talks (mainstage at main annual conference)

https://www.ted.com/talks/mary_lou_jepsen_could_future_devices_read_images_from_our_brains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP_b4yzxp80

 

Solve For X ( the start of Google [x] Moonshot group)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjbSEjOJL3U

 

 

Computer History Museum

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ExVOfRCYOY

 

RE/Code - Too Embarrassed to Ask

https://www.recode.net/2017/3/11/14893298/how-to- watch-recode- live-interview- with-mary-lou-jepsen- from-sxsw

 

Peter Gabriel and Mary Lou Jepsen in conversation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0bG2e_sXIU

 

Samsung CEO Summit

https://vimeo.com/186497080

 

MIT Tech Review keynote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcpefGDqrFs

 

Milken Global Conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXUNO_8Oo0s

 

MIT Media Lab 30th - intro by Penn and Teller

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS810aV_PW4

 

Anita Borg Keynotes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-r3- 72eRO8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQjnaM_CJ-Q

 

Big Think

http://bigthink.com/videos/mary-lou- jepsen-on- the-global- implications-of- one-laptop- per-child

 

Interview in Taipei on First Pixel Qi screen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm8WoItVRn0

 

Stanford Univ - Tech conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsIWnMazQdc

 

Re/Code - on tech and women

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlRDFw2iNV4

 

Ad hoc inteview for Dutch TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldgfqfCetXI

 

Tedx interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QW6LgZtSqg0

 

Cambridge Univ - the future of learning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VNhTcR0UqA

 

Greener gadgets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-TVca1QW- k

 

RECENT PRESS CLIPS

 

 

BBC

http://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias/2016/05/160506_tecnologia_mary_lou_jepsen_ingeniera_google_facebook_yv

https://sciencefriday.com/person/mary-lou- jepsen/

 

La Nacion

http://www.lanacion.com.ar/1896984-quien- es-mary- lou-jepsen- la-superingeniera- que-deja- facebook-para- curar-con- tecnologia

 

NPR (National Public Radio)

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=12057367

 

Reuters (many for example http://www.reuters.com/article/us-laptops- idUSN1019897920080110

 

Wall Street Journal

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-loses- virtual-reality- innovator-1462533373

http://online.wsj.com/ad/article/forwardthinking-jepsen.html

https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-working- on-large- scale-display- technology-1412346897

 

New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/24/opinion/sunday/bringing-back- my-real- self-with- hormones.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/11/30/technology/30laptop.html

 

Wired (many for example https://www.wired.com/2009/02/mf-netbooks/

https://www.wired.com/2009/07/a-look- back-at- the-olpc- xo-1- and-a- peek-at- the-road- ahead/

 

Economist

http://www.economist.com/node/15048695

 

Technology Review

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/419259/one-tablet- per-child/

 

Scientific American

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/googling-e- t-mind- reading-and- other-crazy- ideas/

 

IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human- os/biomedical/imaging/why-mary- lou-jepsen- left-facebook- to-transform- heath-care- and-invent- consumer-telepathy

 

http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human- os/biomedical/devices/5-neuroscience- experts-weigh- in-on- elon-musks- mysterious-neural- lace-company

 

Popular Science

http://www.popsci.com/gadgets/article/2010-01/pixel- qi-lcd- screen-could- finally-kill- paper-forever

 

EE Times

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1229362

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1261632

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1261495

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1161792

 

Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/a-google- x-executive- jumps-ship- to-oculus- as-virtual- reality-explodes- 2015-3

 

Forbes

https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2017/03/02/the-opposite- of-artificial- intelligence-could- be-the- key-to- saving-tech-jobs/#5393710662c4

https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2017/03/07/why-we- should-be- learning-the- hidden-history- of-scientists/#c83abe0146ee

https://www.forbes.com/2009/12/22/tablet-computer- negroponte-technology- cio-network- olpc.html

https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2017/04/04/what-its- like-to- be-a- woman-entrepreneur- in-a- male-dominated-sector/#50b84c4a24ae

https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathleenchaykowski/2016/02/24/mark-zuckerberg- has-a- plan-to- make-virtual- reality-social/#455b694e31f1

 

Fortune

http://fortune.com/2016/10/25/brainstorm-health- livestream/

 

PC World

http://www.pcworld.com/article/201073/article.html

 

Re/Code

https://www.recode.net/2017/3/17/14954298/mary-lou- jepsen-opnwatr- reading-minds- wearable-mri-screens-recode-podcast

https://www.recode.net/2015/3/2/11559622/facebook-has- hired-mary- lou-jepsen- away-from- google-x

 

Xconomy

http://www.xconomy.com/san-francisco/2016/05/06/mary- lou-jepsen- on-life- post-facebook- and-new- startup-open-water/

http://www.xconomy.com/national/2017/06/22/introducing-xconomy-voices-podcast-episode-1-mary-lou-jepsen/

 

The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2017/3/15/14935440/wearable-tech- openwater-google- project-jacquard- levis-smart-jacket-sxsw- 2017