ACS Lecture: The New Kodak

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 Nazareth College PH 012 @ 7:00 PM

~ ACS Chemistry in Emerging Technologies Lecture ~ Refreshments following lecture

Kodak: A technology company focused on commercial packaging and functional printing

Dr. Nancy Ferris is currently the Director of the Kodak Research Labs and Vice President of the Kodak Technology Center, Eastman Kodak Company. She has over 30 years of experience in technology research and technology leadership. Currently at the Kodak Research Laboratories, Dr. Ferris oversees the primary, scientific invention investment for Kodak and directs a staff of scientists engaged in research in the fields of materials science, device physics and image science. As a staff scientist, Dr. Ferris’ work includes characterization of complex material interfaces and she is published in this field.


Dr. Hwei-ling Yau was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She received her B.S. degree in chemistry at National Taiwan University and Ph.D. in material science and engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She started her career at Kodak Research Lab immediately afterwards in 1985. Her strength has been designing and testing of functional materials for existing or new imaging systems.