Dr. James Murphy Senior Scientist: LED Phosphor Program Manager GE Global Research
Jim Murphy is a senior scientist at GE Global Research Center where he serves as the LED Phosphor Program Manager. He has over 60 global patent applications and publications in the field of inorganic luminescent material development. He received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Colorado where he developed semiconductor nanocrystals for solar cell applications. After serving as a postdoctoral researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, he spent 2006-2009 as a Principal Research Scientist with OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc. working on phosphor development and scale up at the Towanda, PA facility as it transitioned to become Global Tungsten and Powders Corp. Jim graduated in 1996 with a B.A. in Chemistry from Franklin and Marshall College.