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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