Dr. Qinghuang LIN
Dr. Qinghuang Lin is a Research Staff Member, a manager and an IBM Master Inventor at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, USA. He has more than 15 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, all with IBM. He has held a variety of positions in semiconductor research, development, engineering, management and technology strategy for IBM’s 0.25 um to 7 nm CMOS technologies, IBM's 512 Mbit & 1 GBit DRAM technologies and other exploratory research. Dr. Lin has more than 100 issued and pending US patents. He is a recipient of 23 IBM Invention Plateau Achievement Awards. A frequent organizer and speaker of professional conferences, he is the editor or co-editor of 6 books and 9 conference proceedings volumes and author and co-author of more than 60 technical papers. Dr. Lin is an Associate Editor of Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS and a Guest Editor of Journal of Materials Research focus issue on self-assembly and directed assembly of advanced materials. He has delivered more than 45 keynote or invited lectures worldwide. In 2002, Dr. Lin received an IBM Research Achievement Award for “invention, development and implementation of 248nm bilayer resist technology in manufacturing.” This IBM bilayer resist technology was also part of the 40 years of innovations in semiconductor technology that won IBM 2004 US National Medal of Technology -- the highest honor awarded by the President of the United States to America's leading innovators. In 2014, Dr. Lin was named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society.
A member of AAAS, ACS, MRS, SPIE and New York Academy of Sciences, Dr. Qinghuang Lin currently serves as Vice Chair of the American Chemical Society: Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) division and a member of the PMSE Executive Committee. He is Chairman of SPIE Advanced Etch Technology Conference, a member of the Executive Committee of the SPIE Advanced Lithography Symposium and a past chairman of the SPIE Resist Conference. Dr. Lin also served on the Electorate Nominating Committee, Industrial Science and Technology Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Materials Secretariat of American Chemical Society and Co-chair of PMSE Fellows Selection Committee. Dr. Lin has been active in serving the scientific communities, having served as conference chair, co-chair, vice chair, organizers and organizing committees of more than 50 international conferences. He is a member of two engineering honor societies: Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Sigma Mu.
Dr. Lin received his B.E. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Austin prior to joining IBM.