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Liquid Gold: The Story Of Liquid Crystal Displays and the Creation of an Industry Hardcover – January 10, 2005

ISBN-13: 000-9812389563 ISBN-10: 9812389563

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Joseph A. Castellano was born in Brooklyn, New York where he attended Brooklyn Technical High School. He received a BS degree from the City College of New York (CCNY) as well as MS and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from the Polytechnic School of New York University(formerly the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn). He began his professional career in 1959 as a research chemist developing industrial chemicals and rocket fuels. In 1965 he joined RCA Laboratories and performed pioneering research in liquid crystal materials and devices as part of the team that developed the world's first liquid crystal display (LCD). He founded Stanford Resources in 1976 and as CEO helped grow the company into a world leader in research and analysis of the electronic display industry. After arranging the sale of the company to iSuppli Corporation (now IHS) in 2000, he retired in 2002. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 scientific/technical papers, two books and 12 U.S. patents. He continues to be active in several international scientific associations and helps teach eighth-grade physical science as a volunteer and ACS Science Coach. He has three children, Joseph, Thomas and Laura as well as four grandchildren, Kristen, Kelsey, Amanda and Jennifer Barretto.

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