Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering College of Engineering & Applied Science
Dr. Jason Heikenfeld’s groundbreaking research and developments in the field of electrofluidics has garnered global acclaim. His zest for the multiple leadership roles he plays in supporting faculty and student endeavors at the University of Cincinnati is ever present and brightly shines through his teaching and research collaborations.
Heikenfeld is an internationally known expert and leader in display devices and electrowetting technology with his achievements reaching far beyond the realm of academia. His projects have corporate ties with U.S., European and Asian display companies, and he is the co-founder of his start-up venture, Gamma Dynamics.
Heikenfeld’s enthusiastic commitment to his field has led to an incredible record of funded research resulting in his ranking in the top five of UC faculty members for recent invention disclosures, patents filed and nondisclosure agreements with industry. The UC Novel Devices Laboratory has flourished under his direction, gaining substantial media attention for its innovation and breakthrough applications.
A colleague of Heikenfeld describes him as “…a rising leader in the field, whose impact will sustain and grow exponentially.” His exemplary contributions to science are influencing research and developments of e-devices and promises to continue for many years to come.