Julia J. Brown, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
Julie Brown is Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Universal Display Corporation. Since joining UDC in 1998, Dr. Brown spearheads the R&D vision of the Company, from its start-up years to its successful commercial present, and continues to create and shape the Company’s innovation strategy for its future growth. She has driven and advanced UDC’s technical vision and excellence to firmly position the Company as a leader in the discovery, development, and commercialization of state-of-the-art OLED technologies and phosphorescent materials.

Previously, Dr. Brown was at Hughes Research Laboratories, where she directed the pilot line production of high-speed Indium Phosphide-based integrated circuits for insertion into advanced airborne radar and satellite communication systems (1991-1997). Dr. Brown earned her B.S. from Cornell University (1983) and then was at Raytheon Company (1983-1984) and AT&T Bell Laboratories (1984-1986). Dr. Brown received her Ph.D. (1991) in Electrical Engineering/Electrophysics from the University of Southern California.

Dr. Brown is an elected IEEE Fellow, elected SID Fellow, and inductee into the New Jersey High Tech Hall of Fame. In 2020, the Society for Information Display (SID) awarded Dr. Brown the prestigious Karl Ferdinand Braun Prize for her outstanding technical achievements and contributions to the development and commercialization of phosphorescent OLED materials and display technology. In 2021, Dr. Brown was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for her contributions to materials and device technologies for phosphorescent light emitting diode displays, and their commercialization. The NAE membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature” and to “the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.” Dr. Brown is a member of the board of directors of Adesis, Inc. and OVJP Corporation (UDC wholly-owned subsidiaries).