SESHA 2012 Speaker Biography

Alain Pardon
Manager ESH, IMEC Belgium

Mr. Pardon is the Safety, Environmental & Health Manager at IMEC in Leuven, Belgium. IMEC is a world-leading independent research center in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology with a staff of more than 1,650. In his current role, Mr. Pardon is responsible for the safe and environmentally responsible operation of facilities used at IMEC for semiconductor, solar cell and nanotechnology research. His job includes conducting semiconductor and solar cell manufacturing process hazard assessments in support of new process development, defining the environmental policy of the R&D centre Mr. Pardon holds a Master of Engineering and Master of Business Administration from the University of Limburg/Diepenbeek, and a Master of Science from the Catholic University in Leuven.