Technical program management or product research and development position with hands-on engineering, strategic planning, team leadership, and customer interaction opportunities to apply multi-disciplined semiconductor technology development expertise.
Confidential, Goleta, California January 2002 to present
Senior Principal Engineer/Advanced Program Manager
Technical program manager and principle investigator for advanced multi-million dollar military and civilian infrared sensor programs for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S Army and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), with cross-functional technology development in II-VI and III-V infrared materials, photovoltaic focal plane array fabrication, silicon readout integrated circuit (ROIC) design, and cryogenic electro-opto-mechanical packaging.
Individual technical leader and innovator in the area of semiconductor device design, fabrication and characterization to enable first-time company and industry demonstrations of next generation infrared technology based on molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) grown HgCdTe on Si or CdZnTe.
Establishing and fostering high impact strategic collaborative initiatives with academia, industry, and government sponsors via IR&D investments, and SBIR/STTR programs to enable next generation III-V semiconductor materials for infrared detection, 3-D multi-wafer ROIC stacking, and ultra low power digital output ROICs.
Confidential, Sugarland, Texas May 2000 to December 2001
Senior Process Development Engineer
Semiconductor start-up experience. Process development and device characterization of 1.55µm InGaAsP VCSELs and 1310nm InP-based DFB edge emitting lasers. Purchase, installation, and start-up of semiconductor/dielectric etch (ICP/RIE) and SiO2/SiN passivation layer deposition (dual frequency PECVD) process tools, set-up of electro-optical characterization and packaging facilities for commercial product sales.
EducationPh.D. Electronic Engineering
“Investigation of Dry Plasma Processing in HgCdTe Infrared Detector Technology”
B.E. Electronic Engineering
Publications and Awards
Authored or co-authored 43 technical publications. 3 trade secrets and 4 patents.
Raytheon Company Excellence in Technology Meritorious Award and Raytheon Company Distinguished Level Award for Excellence in Technology, respectively the highest company team engineering awards at a corporate division and company-wide level.
Professional References Available upon Request