5 Big Questions: LED Pioneer
Dr. M. George Craford was one of 5 individuals to receive the 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) - a prestigious and coveted engineering accolade. We catch up with Dr. Craford to learn about the triumphs and challenges LED technology development faced throughout his illustrious career.
Topics we explore:
Looking back on the evolution of LED technology what were the major turning points in accelerating LED performance? (1:26)
What challenges did LED development face in the early days? (9:10)
Considering the high honor of the recent QE Prize, why has LED Development risen to this high level impact and notoriety? (11:38)
Considering Dr. Craford's past role as CTO of Lumileds, what impact does price pressure have on engineering innovation? (13:24)
What future technology developments will we see in the area of LEDs? (16:37)
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