Through Supply Chain Robustness and Material Innovation

Advancing the Dry Etching Process

Join us to discover how to advance your dry etching process by building a robust supply chain and driving material innovation. This webinar is co-hosted by SEMI.


Webinar #4


August 31, 2022 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET

4:00 pm CET - Welcome remarks by Laith Altimime | President, SEMI Europe & Anand Nambiar | Executive Vice President and Global Head, Semiconductor Materials 

4:15 pm CET - Advancing the Dry Etching Process through Supply Chain Robustness and Material Innovation by Sung-Ho Kim | Director, Head of Global Marketing, Clean & Etch, Specialty Gas & James Nehlsen | Head of Specialty Gases R&D

4:45pm CET - Q&A Moderated by Laith Altimime and Conclusions by Anand Nambiar

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Sung-Ho Kim is the Head of Specialty Gases Marketing, Clean & Etch platform, where he drives the execution of product marketing strategy to meet with industry’s dry etch gas technical and commercial needs and leads product life cycle management and NPI (New product introduction) initiatives to help customers to advance its dry etch process performance. He is a proven business leader with more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor materials industry, with a wide range of leadership experience in product marketing, product management, and technical/engineering expertise. He is based in Pangyo, Korea. Sung-Ho received a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Seoul National University.

James Nehlsen is the Head of Specialty Gases R&D, where he leads a research program developing new dry etch gases for higher performance and reduced environmental impact. He previously worked as a researcher in both the electronics specialty gases and thin films areas at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, focusing on manufacturing process improvement, new materials synthesis, and deposition container design. He is based at the R&D and manufacturing site in Hometown, Pennsylvania, USA.  James received a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Lehigh University.


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