Dr. Fang-Chen Luo has been AUO's CTO and Vice President since 2001. As AUO's CTO, Dr. Luo is, through IP right developments, leading AUO to become a dominant TFT-LCD technology company in the world.
In 1974, Dr. Luo demonstrated the world's first working TFT-LCD panel at Westinghouse R&D Center in the United States, a significant historical breakthrough for the flat panel industry. Since returning to Taiwan in 1996, he has made significant contributions to the growth of Taiwan's TFT-LCD industries.
Dr. Luo joined Westinghouse in 1973 and later Xerox in 1979. In 1986 he was the manager of the TFT-LCD pilot line for GE. From 1990 to 1996, Dr. Luo was Vice President of R&D and Engineering, OIS in the United States. He served as Vice President, Technology Development, Unipac Optoelectronics from 1996 to 2001.
Dr. Luo received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cheng Kung University in 1966 and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1973.