Material Science

Core Expertise:
• Specialty coatings, electroplating, anodizing development • Specialty elastomers, thermoplastics, textiles development • Thermal, EMI, EMC, battery application development • New material and process development, product introduction, supplier management
Previous Companies:
Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon , Alcoa, Dow Corning, Mattel, Fisher- Price, GM, Nippondenso

25+ years of experience in material and process development
Deep experiences with large industry players as well as start-ups
Experiences with Consumer electronics, electric vehicles, automotive electronics, medical devices, toys, notebooks/tablets, waterproof I/O
Failure analysis, new materials, new product introduction

Core Expertise:
corrosion, organic-inorganic hybrid coatings, adhesion, solder metallurgy, electroplating, chip package interaction and semiconductor processing, memory packaging technologies in TSV/3DI, WLP, flip chip, CPB, RDL, BOC, COB, F2F, imagers and LEDs from conception to qualification & HVM
• 2020: 82 patent applications (58 issued) & 21 technical publications
• 2017: FPGA-HBM CPI work featured in 2 industry analyst blogs (1 & 2) on adv. packaging
• 2016: Top 20 Innovator Award from Idaho Genius
• 2009: IMAPS Best Paper of the Session award on ENEP wirebond & solderability
• 2006: Certified Electroplater Finisher (CEF) award by American Electroplater Society
• 2004: Outstanding Poster Presentation award by University of Cincinnati
Previous Companies:
Micron, Moen, Xilinx

12+ yrs. diverse experience in advanced IC packaging development, process integration, materials characterization and program management
Authored 32 (issued/pending) patents and 16 technical publications
Certified Electroplater Finisher (CEF) by American Electroplaters and Surface Finishers Society
Knowledge of various characterization/FA techniques & problem solving methodologies 8D, DOE, SPC, FMEA, KT
Well versed in computer applications, highly motivated team leader with strong presentation and interpersonal skills

Core Expertise:
• Adhesives, coatings, composites & resins • Structure-property relationship & surface analysis of polymers • Polymerization kinetics & transport phenomena modeling • Fracture & failure analysis • Thermal/mechanical/compositional analysis in a wide range of soft matters & plastics
Previous Companies:
• Huntsman Corporation • Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP

• Experienced materials engineer
• Experienced patent technical advisor with proficiency in patentability analysis & patent drafting
• Extensive knowledge in patent law

Core Expertise:
• Medical device manufacturing • Plastic injection molding • Thermoplastic extrusion • Polymer materials • Technical communications
Previous Companies:
• Breathe Technologies • Interface Catheter Solutions • Alsius

• 25+ years of experience in the medical device, optics, packaging, military & consumer products industries
• Has held technical leadership positions in management, engineering, manufacturing & product development
• Decades of experience managing production transfers & cross functional teams