Mark E. Thompson

Expert in using organic compounds to create light and power

Professor, chemistry and inorganic chemistry

Faculty associate, Loker Hydrocarbon Institute

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences


  • molecular materials for optical studies
  • organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs)
  • layered inorganic/ organic compounds
    for optical and catalytic studies
  • electroluminescence in organic and
    polymeric materials
  • photochemical energy conversion and
    catalytic properties of layered metal
  • inorganic chemistry

Additional Information

      Named Distinguished Inventor of the Year (1998), by Intellectual


      Property Owners Association


      Scientific Advisory Board Member, Universal Display Corp. and


      Global Photonic Energy Corp.


    Editorial Board Member, Chemistry of Materials

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