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K.C. Hsu

  • VP, Research & Development / Integrated Interconnect & Packaging
  • TSMC

Mr. K.C. Hsu is Vice President of Integrated Interconnect & Packaging at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC), responsible for the development of TSMC’s system integration technologies, including 3D IC and advanced packaging. He possesses more than 30 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry.

Mr. K.C. Hsu received his B.S. in Physics from National Taiwan University and his M.S. in Technology Management from National Chiao Tung University.

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TSMC

TSMC pioneered the pure-play foundry business model when it was founded in 1987 and has been the world’s leading dedicated semiconductor foundry ever since. The Company supports a thriving ecosystem of global customers and partners with the industry’s leading process technologies and portfolio of design enablement solutions to unleash innovation for the global semiconductor industry. With global operations spanning Asia, Europe, and North America, TSMC serves as a committed corporate citizen around the world.

TSMC deployed 281 distinct process technologies and manufactured 11,617 products for 510 customers in 2020 by providing broadest range of advanced, specialty and advanced packaging technology services. TSMC is the first foundry to provide 3-nanometer production capabilities, the most advanced semiconductor process technology available in the world. The Company is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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Dr. Kangwook Lee

Dr. Lee has been one of critical leaders who are leading the era of 3D TSV stack memory such as HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) in semiconductor industry.

He has contributed broadly to, and led teams in, 3D integration/packaging R&D including core technology/product development/reliability study and mass production for HBM over 27 years.

Dr. Lee received the Ph.D. degree in machine intelligence and systems engineering from Tohoku University, Japan, in 2000. During his doctoral research at Tohoku University,

Dr. Lee proposed a new 3D-IC integration technology to achieve 3D devices with high performance and multi-functionality, leading this field in the world.

From 2001 to 2002, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA.

He worked with Memory Division, Samsung Electronics Ltd., Korea, as a Principal Engineer from 2002 to 2008.

From 2008 to 2016, he worked with the New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHe), Tohoku University, Japan, as a Professor.

From 2017 to 2018, he worked with R&D center, Amkor Technology Korea, as a VP.

He joined SK hynix 2018 and currently Senior VP, Head of PKG Development at SK Hynix, Korea.

Dr. Lee has led many interdisciplinary R&D programs on 3D integration, including integration of various materials and devices to achieve 3D devices/systems with high performance and new functionality,

3D-IC reliability research to investigate the impacts of 3D integration on the device performance and reliability, unique hybrid integration of nano-materials with Si, and product development of 3D stack DRAM

such as high-bandwidth memory (HBM). For over 27 years at universities and industries in Japan, US, and Korea, Dr. Lee has made exceptional technical contributions to and lasting impacts on 3D integration technology

and 3D product development in broad fields, such as material science, materials characterization/analysis, semiconductor device/process, electrical packaging, and Si micro-machining.

Dr. Lee has authored more than 230 scientific publications (peered journals, international conferences), co-edited 4 books, and given 43 tutorial/invited/keynote talks in international conferences including

IEEE IEDM, IEEE IRPS, VLSI Symposium, plus 23 US patent publications.

He has served as a frequent reviewer for a number of journals, including IEEE EDL, IEEE T- ED, IEEE CPMT, and technical program committees of international conferences, including IEEE ECTC, IEEE IRPS, IEEE EDTM, IEEE 3D SIC.

He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

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Rahul Manepalli, Ph.D.

  • Intel Fellow; Director Substrate TD Module Engineering
  • Intel

Rahul Manepalli is an Intel Fellow and Sr. Director of Module Engineering in the Substrate Package Technology Development Organization in Intel. Rahul and his team are responsible for developing next generation of materials, processes and equipment for Intel’s package pathfinding and development efforts. His team has been the driving force behind many of the technology innovations in Intel’s Embedded Multi-die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) and other substrate technologies. Rahul has also had an instrumental role in leading Intel’s assembly materials development and pathfinding efforts leading to several innovations in encapsulants, thermal interface materials and solder alloys. Rahul is the author of over 100 patent publications in semiconductor packaging, over 50 technical papers and invited talks and has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Intel

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge and every kind of computing device, we unleash the potential of data to transform business and society for the better.

To learn more about Intel’s innovations, go to newsroom.intel.com and intel.com.

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Jason Ma, Ph.D.

  • Engineering Director, Technical Site Lead Google Taiwan
  • Google

As the Engineering Director, Jason Ma oversees Google Taiwan’s site growth, business management and development, as well as leads multiple R&D projects across the board. Before taking this leadership role at Google Taiwan, Jason was a Platform Technology and Cloud Computing expert in the Platform & Ecosystem business group at Google Mountain View, CA. In his 12 years with Google, Jason has successfully led strategic partnerships with global hardware and software manufacturers and major chip providers to drive various innovations in cloud technology. These efforts have not only contributed to a substantial increase in Chromebook’s share in global education, consumer and enterprise markets, but have also attracted global talents to join Google and its partners in furthering the development of hardware and software technology solutions/services.

Prior to joining Google, Jason served on the Office group at Microsoft Redmond, WA. He represented the company in a project, involving Merck, Dell, Boeing, and the United States Department of Defense, to achieve solutions in unified communications and integrated voice technology. In 2007, Jason was appointed Director of the Microsoft Technology Center in Taiwan. During which time, Jason led the Microsoft Taiwan technology team and worked with Intel and HP to establish a Solution Center in Taiwan to promote Microsoft public cloud, data center, and private cloud technologies, connecting Taiwan’s cloud computing industry with the global market and supply chain.

Before joining Microsoft, Jason was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Soma.com. At Soma.com, Jason led the team in designing and launching e-commerce services, and partnered with Merck and WebMD on health consultation services and over the counter/prescription drugs/services. Soma.com was in turn acquired by CVS, the second largest pharmacy chain in the United States, forming CVS.com, where Jason served as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and provided solutions for digital integration.

Jason graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, subsequent which he moved to the United States to further his graduate studies. In 1993, Jason obtained a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington, with a focus in the integration and innovation of power systems and AI Expert Systems. In 1997, Jason joined the National Sun Yat-sen University as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. To date, Jason has published 22 research papers and co-authored 2 books. Due to his outstanding performance, Jason was nominated and listed in Who’s Who in the World in 1998.

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Google

Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Website: www.google.com
Headquarters: 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: +1 (650) 253-0000

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ST Liew

  • President, Taiwan & SEA Australia, New Zealand Vice President
  • Qualcomm

ST Liew is a Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and the President of Qualcomm Taiwan and South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand. ST was born in Malaysia and was educated in Malaysia, Singapore and the UK. His permanent home is Singapore.

In this role, ST is responsible for leading all business and operational functions for Qualcomm in the region. Prior to this role, ST served as the Vice President and President of Qualcomm Taiwan.

ST has more than 30 years of experience leading businesses and R&D in the telecommunication industry. Most recently ST was the President of Acer’s new Business Group SPBG that focused on R&D and Sales of non PC lines of product for the global market while living in Switzerland and later in Taiwan.

Before joining Acer, ST was in Motorola for over 18 years leading Regional R&D Teams and later in Product planning, business Teams across the world in products ranging from Mobile radios, Pagers, Data terminals to Cellular phones. ST has lived in China, Korea, USA and India during his tenure.

Liew received his MBA from the National University of Singapore, and holds a BSc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK.

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Qualcomm

Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G. When we connected the phone to the internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our foundational technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in every 3G, 4G and 5G smartphone. We bring the benefits of mobile to new industries, including automotive, the internet of things, and computing, and are leading the way to a world where everything and everyone can communicate and interact seamlessly.

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Bor-Sung Liang, Ph.D

  • Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Strategic Technology
  • MediaTek

Dr. Bor-Sung Liang is currently a Senior Director of Strategic Technology Exploration Platform at MediaTek, Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, and concurrently serving as a Visiting Professor at Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, EECS and GSAT in National Taiwan University, as well as a Professor Ranked Specialist at Institute of AI Innovation, IAIS in National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University. He received his Ph.D degree from Institute of Electronics, National Chiao Tung University, and graduated from EMBA, College of Management, National Taiwan University.

Dr. Liang has received several important awards, such as Ten Outstanding Young Persons, Taiwan, R.O.C., National Invention and Creation Award for three times on Invention (one Gold Medal and two Silver Medals) from Intellectual Property Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, Outstanding Youth Innovation Award of Industrial Technology Development Award from Department of Industrial Technology of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, Outstanding ICT Elite Award of ICT Month, R.O.C., and K. T. Li Young Researcher Award from Institute of Information & Computing Machinery and ACM Taipei/Taiwan Chapter. He is also the major inventor of more than 80 patents worldwide.

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MediaTek

MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 2 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies, automotive solutions and a broad range of advanced multimedia products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, 5G, Voice Assistant Devices (VAD) and wearables. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and achieve their goals through smart technology, more easily and efficiently than ever before. We work with the brands you love to make great technology accessible to everyone, and it drives everything we do.

Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.

Telephone: +886-3-567-0766 ( more sites )
Email: https://corp.mediatek.com/about/contact-us

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