SESHA 2012 Speaker Biography

Leo T. Kenny
Senior Materials Engineer, Intel, Santa Clara, CA

Dr. Leo T. Kenny is a Senior Materials Development Engineer for Intel Corporationís Materials Organization, based in Santa Clara. Leo is currently the Chair of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductorís Environmental, Safety and Health Technology Work Group (both the International Technical Work Group, and the US TWG), and serves in an advisory role to the SRC/SEMATECH Engineering Research Center for Environmentally Benign Semiconductor Manufacturing. Previously, Dr. Kenny was Manager of the Environmental Process Engineering Group at Intelís technology development factory in Santa Clara and was a senior development engineer for Mitsubishi Corporation. He has conducted research in diverse areas of study, including thin film batteries, electro-chromic window thin film devices, rangeland re-vegetation, marine algal life cycles, molecular laser spectroscopy and the development of a spectral diagnostic for a fiber optic device to treat atherosclerotic plaque. Leo earned BS degrees in both Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Chemistry from the University of Arizona in Tucson, and a Ph.D. in Physical Inorganic Chemistry from Tufts University in Boston.