SOI Luminaries Earn Top IEEE Honors

The IEEE is once again giving two of its most prestigious awards to some of the SOI and advanced substrate industry’s leading figures. There are few greater honors in engineering than the IEEE  Technical Field Awards (TFAs). And once again, people who work in advanced substrates are among the recipients of two major awards: the […]

IEEE 2010 Fellows

SOI experts continue to join the prestigious list. Thomas SKOTNICKI, a Fellow and Advanced Devices Program Director at STMicroelectronics, joins the list of IEEE Fellows “for contributions to development of metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistor models and advanced semiconductor technologies”. His current focus is on low power/low variability for 32-nm and beyond CMOS, innovative device […]

“Foundry of the Year” for Tronics

Tronics, a leading global integrated manufacturer of custom SOI-MEMS, has received the 2009 Foundry of the Year Award from EuroAsia Semiconductor magazine. The editors cited Tronics’ history of profitability and growth, including expanding its capabilities and markets by forming a global group of companies in 2008, during the worldwide economic downturn. “Tronics’ strategic expansions and […]

Inventor of Smart Cut™ Technology Honored

The IEEE has conferred the Cledo Brunetti Award on Dr. Michel Bruel. At a ceremony at the IEDM in San Francisco, the IEEE Board of Directors gave the 2008 Cledo Brunetti Award to Dr. Michel Bruel for his invention of the Smart Cut™ layer transfer technology that enabled widespread adoption of SOI for CMOS circuits. […]

Soitec Makes Key Appointments

Announcements in worldwide and Asia sales; China distribution. Soitec, the world’s leading supplier of engineered substrates, has announced key appointments to its sales team and finance department, and a new distribution partnership for markets in China.

Soitec Names Paul Boudre COO

With promotion from EVP Sales & Marketing, industry veteran also takes on operations. Paul Boudre has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SOI wafer-leader Soitec. He first joined joined Soitec’s executive team in January 2007 as a core member of the office of the president, moving into the position of Executive Vice President of […]

Tony Denayer New CEO at Cissoid

With a new CEO, new round of funding, and new product, customers and distribution, Cissoid is on a roll. Tony Denayer, CEO and Director, Cissoi Cissoid has announced the appointment of Tony Denayer as CEO and Director. He joins the company from AMI Semiconductor. Cissoid recently completed a second round of investment with initial investors […]