Dr. Brewer appointed to SEMI Advisory Board

Jun 12, 2012

Dr. Terry Brewer, founder and President of Brewer Science, has been appointed to the influential SEMI North American Advisory Board. With this appointment, Dr. Brewer joins a highly regarded group of leaders in the nano- and microelectronics fields along with whom he will advise on global technology matters. Dr. Brewer’s appointment to the board was announced by Karen Savala, president of SEMI Americas.

“It’s important that the composition of the SEMI North American Advisory Board represents the breadth of SEMI membership, so we balance participation by industry segment served, product area, and company size. Dr. Brewer’s election brings a Central US perspective, which is not currently represented, and therefore adds a new dimension to the Board. We’re delighted that Dr. Brewer will join this esteemed group of advisors to SEMI,” said Karen Savala.

“I am so pleased to be able to serve our industry as a SEMI North American Advisory Board member and hope to share in making a positive difference in difficult times,” said Dr. Terry Brewer.

Other members on the SEMI North American Advisory Board include David B. Miller, President, DuPont Electronics & Communications; Raman Achutharaman, Corporate Vice President, Strategy and Marketing, Silicon Systems Group, Applied Materials, Inc.; Timothy Archer, Chief Operating Officer, Novellus Systems, Inc.; Leo Berlinghieri, Chief Executive Officer and President, Mks Instruments, Inc.; Edward Brown, President and Chief Operating Officer, Cymer, Inc.; Jim Fahey, Ph.D., Global General Manager, Growth Technologies Dow Electronic Materials - The Dow Chemical Co.; Harvey Frye, Vice Chairman, Tokyo Electron America, Inc.; Mark Jagiela, President, Semiconductor Test Division, Teradyne, Inc.; Don Kania, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, FEI Company; Bertrand Loy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Entegris Inc.; Wayne Mitchell, Vice President and General Manager, Electronics, Air Products & Chemicals; Mary G. Puma, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Axcelis Technologies; and Brian Trafas, Chief Marketing Officer, KLA-Tencor Corporation.

About Terry Brewer
Dr. Brewer is a technology innovator who is recognized as the founder of the anti-reflective coatings marketplace and originator of the ARC® family of products. Dr. Brewer’s discovery of anti-reflective coatings resulted in a shift in the global microelectronics industry as manufacturers of technology products embraced the value of these revolutionary materials and processes. This discovery ushered in today’s high-speed, lightweight electronic devices. Brewer Science continues to design and manufacture specialty chemicals and equipment that impact the current and future design of technology products such as mobile devices, tablets, televisions, and flexible electronics.

About Brewer Science
Since 1981, Brewer Science has consistently developed and delivered innovative processes, materials, and equipment for applications in semiconductors, compound semiconductors, advanced packaging/3-D integrated circuits, MEMS, sensors, displays, LEDs, and printed electronics. These high-technology Brewer Science processes and products are used to create ultrasmall electronics that enable devices such as tablet computers, smart phones, digital cameras, flat-panel monitors and TVs, and LED lighting. For more information on Brewer Science, please visit www.brewerscience.com.

About SEMI
SEMI is the global industry association serving the nano- and microelectronics manufacturing supply chains. SEMI member companies are the engine of the future, enabling smarter, faster and more economical products that improve our lives. Since 1970, SEMI has been committed to helping members grow more profitably, create new markets and meet common industry challenges. SEMI maintains offices in Beijing, Bengaluru, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.semi.org.


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