Key Laboratory of Advanced Display and System Applications (Shanghai University), Ministry of Education, was approved to establish in Nov. 2003 and officially started to run in 2007. It is the first key laboratory of Ministry of Education among all colleges and universities under the direct administration of Shanghai municipality.
Key Laboratory currently focuses on the research of new display technology and its new development, with emphasis on fundamental research, interdisciplinary study and engineering applications. The laboratory holds a strong team with 46 personnel , including 40 researchers and 6 engineering technical staffs. The expertise areas cover materials science, electronic information, mechanical engineering etc. Chairman of the Academic Committee is Prof. Yong Qiu, Honorary Chairman of the Academic Committee is Prof. Yong Cao, and Prof. Jianhua Zhang takes up the post of Director of the Key Laboratory.
Main research fields of the laboratory include: (1) New optoelectronic materials and new technology of devices; (2) Display chip design and system integration; (3) Digital video and stereoscopic display technology; and (4) AMOLED device engineering and future display.