Chandler, AZ -- June 7, 2018 - Axus Technology is pleased to announce that Catherine Bullock has joined the company as Sr. Process Engineer and Account Manager. In this role, Catherine will provide support to the Axus Technology Foundry and Process Development facility as well as strategic account management for customers using our Process lab. Catherine's responsibilities include process development and support for CMP technology, substrate thinning, bonding, and cleaning technologies.
Catherine joins Axus as a 22-year semiconductor veteran specializing in CMP, Cu Electroplate, Metrology, Diffusion and Implant. Before joining Axus, she was most recently with Skorpios Technologies where she established best practices and design rules for CMP integration and saved $200,000 annually in copper electroplate chemical usage. Catherine has also held CMP Process Engineering positions at Applied Materials, Motorola and National Semiconductor. She has been heavily involved in industry standards for device layout, tool and consumable features and processing of novel materials. Catherine has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.
"Catherine is a great asset to the Axus Process Development team. As a certified project manager and technical instructor for 200 and 300 mm Mirra, Mirra Mesa, Reflexion, and Reflexion LK AMAT product lines, she is already well-versed in our equipment and processing systems and her expertise in CMP process improvements will be a great benefit for our customers," stated Dr. Peter Wrschka, Director of Process Technology at Axus.
"With the enormous growth in our foundry business, Catherine will help manage and support our increasing account base. She will not only help support our existing customer base, but with her expertise, help us move our foundry to the next level and make it the leading foundry and development lab for CMP, cleans and wafer grinding," stated Jim Kelly, Vice President of Sales.
Axus Technology provides CMP, wafer cleaning and precision wafer grind process consulting services to emerging technology industries including MEMS, Automotive, Defense and Aerospace, Lifesciences and IoT as well as traditional semiconductor processing. The highly experienced Process Development team facilitates advances in wafer technology and efficient wafer production. We implement turnkey solutions for process development, foundry processing and equipment tooling including tool installation and training, field service and consumable selection.