Thursday, October 16, 2014

Congratulations, Larry F. Weber

Congratulations to PLATO's Larry Weber, who today was inducted into the Illinois Engineering Hall of Fame in a ceremony on campus.  From the program:

Visionary whose research contributed to the plasma display panel technology, its lower power consumption and higher contrast ratio; Business leader at Panasonic whose worldwide advocacy resulted in plasma TV commercialization; Founded Plasmaco

More detail at:

In addition to Larry Weber, there were 5 other inductees this year, including Max Levchin and Luke Nosek, co-founders of PayPal, and definitely the youngest.  Past inductees include Ray Ozzie (2011), Eric Bina, Don Bitzer, John Bardeen, Marc Andreessen, Shahid Khan, Nick Holonyak (2010)

Larry appears to be happy, healthy, and energetic.

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