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Senior R&d Chemist Resume

Bethlehem, PA

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CHEMIST Qualified for a position requiring analysis of chemicals and materials in the development of technologically innovative products. Seasoned chemist with technical expertise in analysis and the formulation of waterborne and solvent based surface-active systems: evaluation, process development and surface chemistry. Proven ability to investigate needs and develop analytical methods for products in quick and cost effective manner. Skills I will bring to your organization:

  • Product development from concept to scale-up and commercialization,
  • Experience with organic, and inorganic chemistry, metals, polymers, and coatings,
  • Analytical, problem solving, team-oriented, customer-focused,
  • Ability to learn quickly, which allows me to adapt to new environments and to be productive,
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks within time and budget constrains.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Analytical, wet chemistry, titrations, QA/QC
  • Spectroscopy: FTIR/IR, UV-Vis,
  • Surface and surfactant characterization: Ellipsometry, Profilometry, Four Point Probe, XPS, surface tension
  • Corrosion, dissolution and inhibition,
  • Expertise in microscopy: Optical, AFM, SEM/FESEM/EDX,
  • Thermal: DSC, TGA, TMA, DMA,
  • Literature searching, reviewing of prior art, patent example development,
  • Managing multiple projects of varying priority and technical difficulty,
  • Ability to supervise, work in multifunctional teams, interact with customers and suppliers,
  • Lab safety oriented, worked in ISO 9001 environment, trained in TQM,
  • Detail oriented, well organized and self-directed,
  • MS Office, Outlook, multiple browsers, Acrobat, Photoshop, Windows, Mac,
  • Authors effective reports and PowerPoint presentations.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Bethlehem, Pa [05/2005 -Present] SENIOR R&D CHEMIST responsible for development of innovative products, feasibility analysis, prototype samples and modifications based on feedback from customers to further improve performance. Design products to be the most effective with customer technologies and to address their specific needs. Optimize products based on information from customer's process troubleshooting. Committed to continuous product improvement not only in research but also to reduce costs. Developed surfactant based cleaners and silicon texturization agents for solar wafers, strippers for multiple stages of semiconductor processing, and post etch polymer residue removal products,
  • Performed formulation optimization to reduce product corrosive action of aluminum, copper and dielectrics,
  • Successfully conducted demos at OEM vendors,
  • Developed and commercialized low operating cost Cu post-etch cleaner used at a major U.S. semiconductor fab,

Confidential, Pa [06/1999 -01/2005] SENIOR R&D CHEMIST developed innovative cleaning products for customers achieving high compatibility with their systems. Co-developed very successful cleaning products, which have been patented and commercialized. These resulted in over $7M in revenue increase annually and are used in production lines at three major semiconductor fabs.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS

Doctor of Philosophy in Polymer Physics Master of Science and Engineer of Polymers Technology

PATENTS

  • Post Chemical-Mechanical Planarization Cleaning Composition US 6,723,691,
  • Post Chemical-Mechanical Planarization Cleaning Composition US 6,194,366 B1,
  • Cleaning Compositions with Very Low Dielectric Etch Rates US Patent Application Confidential,
  • Compositions and Methods for Removing Coating and Preparation of Surfaces for Use in Metal Finishing and Manufacturing of Electronic and Microelectronic Devices US Patent ApplicationConfidential
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