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Expert Details

Integrated Circuit Fabrication and Integration

ID: 739813 Florida, USA

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Expert is an Engineer with 35+ years of experience developing business and technical solutions to Process, Process Integration, and Operational Coordination between competing demands. He has 13+ years of progressive experience in Integrated Circuit Manufacturing/Engineering. His background is in managing engineering teams in the development, transfer, and sustaining of silicon wafer fabrication technologies with direct hands on experience in the areas of Diffusion, CVD, Implantation, Electrical Characterization, Metallization, and IC package reliability. He is well versed in Process Development and Integration for Diverse Technologies, ULSI, MEMs, Power IC, Analog IC, Flat Panel – generalized diffusion modeling for multiple dopants in device structures including epi, and can speak to the transfer and integration of MOS processing into a Bipolar line with demonstration of yield 2 months ahead of schedule.

Core competencies include: Process Step Developments in Deposition, Oxidation, Diffusion, Electrical Test/Evaluation for Silicon Integrated Circuits, MOS, NMOS, PMOS, CMOS, Bipolar, BiCMOS, DRAM, SRAM, ROM, PROM, EPROM, logic, analog. Process Integration Development for the same list of technologies and including lithography, etch, inspections, Wafer Fabrication for the above, with supervisory responsibilities. Additional focus on Ion Implantation processes, production and process engineering.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1975 Degree: MS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Year: 1971 Degree: BS Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: California Institute of Technology

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director of Process Engineering Department: Innovion Corporation
Expert works in Process Engineering for a department of an American manufacturer of optical materials and semiconductors. His department is a world leader in foundry ion implant support and service for the microelectronic industry.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: Spansion LLC Title: Module Shift Manager, Lithography Department:
Training – All process technicians cross-trained for 300mm:
 Coat, align, expose, bake, develop – Sokudo Coat/Bake/Develop Tracks, Tel Coat/Bake/Develop Tracks, Canon I-line and DUV Steppers, ASML DUV and Immersion Steppers
 CD measurement, alignment – Applied and KLA
 Develop Inspect
 Chemical Handling
 Preventive Maintenance

 Developed database for accurate reporting of inventory locations
 Developed report to identify in advance lots with incomplete specifications
 Developed report to give 4 day advance notice of expected inventory levels by tool. Used to schedule PMs.
 Developed reports to quickly group similar processes for more efficient use of tool time within the confines of a constantly changing inventory and priorities, reducing inventory backlogs from 3 days to less than a shift

Maintenance – coordinating vendor contract maintenance with both internal maintenance and operations
Internal and External customers
 Coordinated requirements of both internal and external customers
 Internal customers consisting of Module Development Engineering, Module Technology Development and Research, multiple Product Process Integration Development groups,
 External customers consisting vendors with joint use agreements and customers needing access to Immersion Lithography Tooling
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to 1991 Employer: Silicon Valley Group/Thermco Systems Title: Factory Advocate Department:
 Vertical Diffusion and LPCVD Furnaces -- Managing and coordinating design, manufacturing, and field service, resulting in the successful installation of the Furnaces into Motorola MOS11 and later the SEMATECH Beta Units
 Managed the Internal Process Engineering Training in SPC and DOE, the E10-90 audits of the equipment, communications with individual customers, efforts of Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Development, and Service
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1987 to 1990 Employer: General Signal Thinfilm Company Title: Product Marketing Manager Department:
Diffusion and Chemical Vapor Deposition Product Lines -- First Successful installation of Vertical Furnaces at IBM Burlington, resulting in repeat orders.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1981 to 1986 Employer: Signetics Corp. Title: Process Integration Manager & Process Engineering Manager Department: MOS Technology Development
 Successfully installed 2 months ahead of schedule (6 month planned) a 250A, 1.5 micron CMOS process into a Bipolar Pilot Line Fab.
 Developed and transferred 5 MOS processes to manufacturing in Albuquerque and Sunnyvale, CMOS EPROM, CMOS uP
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1978 to 1981 Employer: Microcomponents Organization Title: Project Engineer (Group Leader) Department: MOS Manufacturing
 Diffusion – Oxidation, Anneal and Drive, Diffusion PreClean
 Thin Films – CVD dielectrics, polysilicon, nitride
 Electrical Test – Parametric Test
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1974 to 1978 Employer: Intel Corp. Title: Engineer Department:
 Engineer – development of resist strip solutions for metal masks, conservation of chemical,
 Die Production Development – Development of Intermetal dielectric, hermetic passivation, PECVD and
 Fab II Process Engineer – CVD for Polysilicon, Epitaxial silicon deposition for Bipolar devices,
 Reliability – development of improved testing and improved dielectric dielectrics

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 1974

Fields of Expertise

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