Laura Matz is also the Science & Technology Officer of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. She has always been a key contributor to the growth in semiconductor materials, driving a strong R&D presence to enable business growth.
Laura is a strong advocate for young talent in science and engineering. As a leader, she builds … Read More
Dan is joined by Milind Weling, the Head of Device and Lab to Fab Realization and co-founder of the neuro-inspired Computing Incubator of EMD Electronics. Previously he was senior vice president for Intermolecular. He led customer programs and operations where he drove the discovery and optimization of new materials, integrated… Read More
The semiconductor industry’s incredible juggernaut has been powered by device innovations at its very core. Moreover, present-day enterprises encounter immense competitive pressures and innovations are a key differentiator to maintain their competitive edge1.
“It wasn’t that Microsoft was so brilliant or clever… Read More
In 2020 TSMC established its Net Zero Project with a goal of net zero emissions by 2050. I remember wondering how could this possibly be done before 2050 or at all for that matter. After working with TSMC for 20+ years I have learned never to bet against them on any topic and green manufacturing is one of them, absolutely.
TSMC presented… Read More
Dan is joined by Anand Nambiar, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Semiconductor Materials at EMD Electronics, the North American Electronics business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Anand has over 23 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry. His previous roles include Associate Director – Quality… Read More
Area selective processing (ASP) is assuming ever greater importance in semiconductor fabrication. ASP involves deposition and removal of materials at the molecular level¾10 nm or less. Key applications of ASP include self-aligned contacts and fully self-aligned vias (FSAVs), scaling boosters that are essential to continue… Read More
Kai Beckmann is a Member of the Executive Board at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and the CEO of Electronics. He is responsible for the Electronics business sector, which he has been leading since September 2017. In October 2018, Kai Beckmann also took over the responsibility for the Darmstadt site and In-house Consulting. In… Read More
Dan is joined by Dr. Jacob Woodruff, Head of Technology Scouting and Partnerships with EMD Electronics, where he works to find and advance external early stage and disruptive technologies in the semiconductor and display materials space. Dr. Woodruff is an experienced technologist, having managed global R&D groups developing… Read More
I had a follow-on discussion with Alex Yoon from our podcast last year. He is as a Head of Strategic and Emerging Technologies and partnerships at Intermolecular, part of EMD electronics.
Prior to joining EMD electronics, he was Senior Technical Director at Lam Research, led activities in emerging memory and novel materials … Read More