Biography

Rinus2018BWv2Rinus Lee is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Malta, NY. He received his B.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from National University of Singapore. Before joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES in 2015, he was with SEMATECH in Austin, TX and worked on exploratory transistor technologies. Prior to that, he was with Robert Bosch Research Technology Center in Singapore from 2009 – 2011, where he worked on energy efficient electronic systems. In 2006, he interned at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Rinus is the recipient of the 2017 IEEE EDS Chapter of the Year Award (representative as EDS Chair), 2017 GLOBALFOUNDRIES Invention Achievement Bronze Award, 2009 IEEE EDS PhD Fellowship, 2009 European Materials Research Society Young Scientist Award, 2008 TSMC Internship Program 1st Prize, 2007 TSMC Outstanding Student Research Gold Award and 2006 Marubun Research Promotion Foundation Grant Travel Award. He is an inventor of 19 issued/pending US patents and authored or co-authored 102 journal and conference papers. His research interest encompasses materials science and electrical engineering with a focus on process technology development for manufacturing nanometer-scale semiconductor devices.

Rinus is a member of IEEE and presently the Chair for EDS and Student Activities in the Schenectady Section, NY. He is also on the EDS Newsletter Committee serving as Regional Editor (Eastern, Northeastern and Southeastern, USA). Rinus has served and is serving on committees for MRS Spring Meetings 2017, 2019 and IEEE Nanotechnology Symposiums 2017, 2018.