Dr Lishan received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from UC Santa Cruz and Ph.D. from UC Santa Barbara in Solid State Electrical Engineering. He has worked and published on a wide range of material, semiconductor, and chemistry R&D topics in the areas of lithography, photochemistry, x-ray mask fabrication, PVD, and plasma processing. During 20 years at Plasma-Therm, he has had business unit management and worldwide technical marketing responsibilities and managed the development of the recently released plasma dicing product for advanced packaging. Currently in roles as Principal Scientist and Director in Technical Marketing, he organizes and presents plasma processing workshops at leading institutions throughout the world. His focus is on the application of plasma processing for R&D, MEMS, photonics, data storage, power, and compound semiconductor applications. He holds two patents and has over 60 publications and conference presentations.