SESHA 2004 Speaker Biography
Charles L. (Chuck) Fraust is Director, Environment, Health and Safety for the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). Up until the time he joined SIA, he was a Senior Staff Engineer for Lucent Technologies, Microelectronics Group, serving in the capacity of Corporate Consultant and lead Microelectronics Environmental Health Engineer. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Cooper Union and his M.S. and Ph.D in Environmental Health Engineering from Northwestern University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. Dr. Fraust represented Lucent Technologies on the Semiconductor Industry Associationís Environment, Safety and Health Committees and chaired numerous industry committees in this capacity. He was the Lucent Technologies ES&H representative to SEMATECH and International SEMATECH and is a former ES&H Council Chair. Additionally, he serves as a representative, and former chair, of the SIA contingent to the World Semiconductor Council ESH Taskforce. In 1994, Dr. Fraust was named the Lehigh Valley Professional Engineer of the Year and, subsequently, the Pennsylvania Professional Engineer of the Year in 1995.
Director, Environment, Health and Safety