SESHA 2009 Speaker Biography

Alain Pardon
ESH- Manager , IMEC

Alain Pardon is manager of the ESH-group at IMEC and leads the ESH-team. He has been involved in the safety of semiconductor process development for more than 20 years. IMEC is an international centre of excellence based in Belgium and housing 1600 scientists and technicians from more than 50 different nationalities. Its mission is to perform R&D, ahead of industrial needs by 3 to 10 years in microelectronics, nanotechnology, design methods and technology for ICT systems. One of its core activities is to develop and demonstrate semiconductor manufacturing processes. IMEC has a turnover of more than 250 MEuro.