EE Professor John Kymissis Receives 2019 Edward and Carole Kim Faculty Involvement Award
Professor John Kymissis has received the 2019 Edward and Carole Kim Faculty Involvement Award. The award was established in 2000 by Edward and Carole Kim, to honor a faculty member who not only is an excellent teacher but also shows a special, personal commitment to students. “Given his unreserved dedication to student teaching, advising, community service, and entrepreneurship, John really epitomizes the best qualities and commitments we celebrate with the Edward and Carole Kim Faculty Involvement Award” says Shih-Fu Chang, Senior Executive Vice Dean of Columbia Engineering."
Kymissis teaches courses in solid state devices and display technology. His research focuses on the fabrication, characterization, and applications of thin film electronics, with a particular focus in the applications of organic semiconductors, thin film piezoelectrics, and recrystallized silicon devices.
In addition to his teaching and research work, he is also active in a number of professional societies, serves as the secretary of the Society for Information Display and was recently selected to participate in the Defense Science Study Group.
By Eliese Lissner