NNN Symposium Schedule 2023

2023 NNN Symposium @ Albany

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Hosted by the Cornell NanoScale Facility and the University at Albany SUNY
ETEC, Albany, NY 12226
Directions are on the main website

"Advances in the Semiconductor Industry"

Tentative Schedule

Eastern Daylight Savings Time

8:30-9:00a, Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:20a, Welcome & Acknowledgements
•    Dr. Thenkurussi (Kesh) Kesavadas, VP for Research & Economic Development, University at Albany SUNY
•    Prof. Christopher Ober, Lester B. Knight Director, Cornell NanoScale Facility, Cornell University

9:25-10:10a, Invited Keynote Speakers
•    Scott Gatzemeier, Corporate VP, Front End US Expansion, Micron Technology; "US Fabs of the Future"
•    David Anderson, President, NY CREATES and the Albany Nanotech Complex
•    Quinn Spadola, Deputy Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office; "The NNI/NNCO Connection"

10:15a-12:00p, Student Presentations

10:15-10:25: Jeelka Solanki, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Development of a Microcontroller-driven Testing Platform for Low-power, Resistive Memory-based in-memory Computing

10:25-10:35: Fei Yu, Cornell University, Patternable Mesoporous Thin Film Superconductors via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly: An Emergent Technology toward Quantum Metamaterials?

10:35-10:45: Nikita Lisenko, Columbia University, Understanding and improving laser annealing of semiconductor thin films for manufacturing advanced displays

10:45-11:05: break

11:05-11:15: Shaina Raklyar, CUNY Graduate Center, Harnessing semiconductor physics to advance scalable quantum computing

11:15-11:25: Poyen Shen, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, High-conductivity interconnects: metal-metal contact resistance measurements

11:25-11:35: Jacob Sitterly, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Switching the Solubility of Polymers Using Intermolecular Reactions and Diffusion of Small Molecules

11:35-11:45: Udara Somarathna, Binghamton, Fabrication, characterization, and thermal reliability of printed vias on flexible substrates

11:45-11:55: Xiaopeng Wang, Cornell University, Scanning Microwave Microscopy of 2D Electron and Hole Gases in AlN/GaN Heterostructures

12:00-1:00p, Box Lunch 

1:00-1:40p, Panel 1; New York State Semiconductor Outlook

•    NY CREATES; David Rooney, Center for Economic Growth (moderator)
•    GlobalFoundries; Alok Vaid, GF Director of Fab8 Module Engineering
•    IBM Research: Scott Sikorski, Artificial Intelligence Related Hardware
•    Micron; Scott Gatzemeier, Corporate Vice President, Front End US Expansion
•    Odyssey Semiconductor; Chris Martin, Director of Foundry Operations
•    SUNY Polytechnic Institute; Nathaniel C. Cady, Executive Director -- SUNY Applied Materials Research Institute (SAMRI)

1:45-2:25p, Panel 2; Advanced Semiconductor Trends in NYS Research & Development

•    NY CREATES; Satyavolu Papa Rao, Vice President for Research (Pops, moderator)
•    Applied Materials; Jeremiah Hebding, Director of Technology Integration
•    Binghamton University SUNY; Mark Poliks, Director, CAMM
•    GlobalFoundries; Ken Giewont, GF Fellow Silicon Photonics Development
•    NY CREATES: Ekta Bhatia, Research Scientist in Quantum Technology
•    TEL; Angelique Raley, Director of Product BU

2:30-3:10p, Panel 3; Workforce Development: NYS Initiatives, Outlooks, and Semiconductors

•    NY CREATES; Robert Geer, College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering (moderator)
•    Edwards Vacuum; Scott Balaguer, Vice President Global Business 
•    GE Research; Stacey Kennerly, Technology Manager
•    GlobalFoundries; Tara McCaugheyv
•    SUNY System Administration; Denise Zieske, Office of Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline
•    TEL; Stacey Ross, HR Business Partner, East Coast


3:10-3:30p, Break to Set up Poster Session & Career Fair

3:30-5:30p, Poster Session & Career Fair

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