Amtech Systems Inc., a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, has named Dr. James (Jeong Mo) Hwang, Ph.D., to its board of directors.
Hwang has more than 20 years of semiconductor and solar industry experience, with career highlights in semiconductor device and process technologies, including crystalline silicon solar cell research and development. He previously served in senior engineering positions with Westinghouse R&D Center and Texas Instruments, and senior management positions with Simtek Corp. and Spansion.
Prior executive management roles include vice president at LG Semicon Co. and executive vice president of research and development at Dongbu-Anam Semiconductor, both based in Korea. Hwang has authored and co-authored more than 30 journal and conference papers related to the semiconductor and solar cell areas.
SOURCE: Amtech Systems Inc.