Balu Pathangey



5000 W Chandler Blvd CH5-263
Chandler AZ 85226
Phone: +1 408 552 5838

Balu Pathangey received his Ph.D degree in Chemical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, in 1988.  He spent 10 years with University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl, on the compound semiconductor thin film growth and characterization projects for optoelectronic applications, 2 years at a semiconductor equipment startup company in Tempe, AZ, on the development of atomic layer deposition systems for copper metallization and high-k oxide materials, 4 years at Intel’s first high volume manufacturing of copper based CPUs in the quality and reliability group, and is currently a senior member of engineering staff at Intel’s quality and reliability labs in Chandler, AZ, focusing on assembly technology development related to material interface issues. He has published over 30 papers on chemical engineering and materials technology topics including invited publications in IEEE-TDMR and been granted 2 patents. He also serves in the advisory board of a charitable trust for providing AIDS related test and treatment facility in Mysore, India.