Uli Lemmer received the Diploma degree in Physics from RWTH Aachen University in 1990 and a Ph.D. from the University of Marburg in 1995. From 1995 to 1996, he held a postdoctoral position with the University of California at Santa Barbara. He was heading the Organic Optoelectronics group at the University of Munich from 1996 to 2002. In 2002 he was appointed a full Professor for Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and Director of the Light Technology Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He is the coordinator of the Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (KSOP) (founded in 2006). He is furthermore heading the device physics competence center within the InnovationLab in Heidelberg since 2011. Since 2013 he is also a co-director of the Institute of Microstructure Technology at KIT. His research interests are in the field of optoelectronics and the technology and the applications of printable organic and inorganic semiconductors. He has published more than 400 journal papers. He has also contributed to more than 15 patents and patent applications as a co-inventor.