Today's personal OLED interview features Steffen Schmitz from Astron FIAMM. If you wish to be featured on such interview, contact us here.

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Steffen Schmitz, Direct or Projects at Astron FIAMM Safety, project leader for all OLEDs for technical applications. Automotive, medical, airborne, train based. Basically all projects where the client doesn't only want some nice looking, flat light sources, but where the client expresses his needs as well in figures and measurement.

Q: What was the last book you read? and the last movie you saw? Last book: “Good to Great” from Jim Collins; Movie: “Mr. Turner” from Mike Leigh

Q: Tell us a couple of things you have on your desk at work: 2 piles of papers, computer, coffee cup, 3 kinder surprise models: 2 Disney cartoon characters + 1 model of the “Fokker Dr1” airplane of the Red Baron (Manfred von Richthofen)

Q: What’s your favorite food? Curries

Q: What was your latest travel destination? Sweden

Q: What was the last music CD you listened to? CDs are a bit out of fashion, but the last I bought is DaftPunk: “Random Access Memory”

Q: What is the object you'd most like to 3D print? My dreamhouse

Q: Who would you most like to sit next to on a long flight? (dead or alive) Annie Leibovitz (Photographer)

Q: What are you most excited about regarding OLEDs in the future? Having a light source that will be a real low energy consumer, that will be bendable so it fits in a backpack and can be transported easily everywhere; and it will allow the access to new light applications, particular in the medicine that are not possible to imagine now.