SEMATECH recently announced that Bryan J. Rice, Ph.D., on assignment from Intel Corp. as SEMATECH’s director of Strategic Initiatives, has been inducted as a 2013 Fellow by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
Each year, SPIE Fellows are elected based on their significant scientific and technical contributions in optics, photonics, and imaging. Rice received recognition for his achievements in technical and strategic leadership in the development of lithography.
“SPIE’s election of Bryan to Fellow demonstrates the significance of his achievements and is a testament to his leadership in the lithography community,” said Dan Armbrust, president and CEO, SEMATECH.
Before being named SEMATECH’s director of Strategic Initiatives in 2011, Rice served as director of the company’s Lithography program for three years. Under his leadership, SEMATECH partnered with the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) to launch the Resist and Materials Development Center and the EUV Mask Infrastructure (EMI) Partnership, which focuses on critical EUV tool development activities.
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