ITM Consulting is pleased to welcome Tom Dory, Ph.D., to its team of experts. Dr. Dory is a senior consultant responsible for package assembly and semiconductor processing.
Dr. Dory earned his master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma.
He has over 30 years of experience in microelectronics research, including semiconductor fabrication processing, hybrid circuits, and package assembly and testing. He is a senior member of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering), a member of the Electrochemical Society and a member of iMAPS (International Microelectronics Assembly & Packaging Society).
Dr. Dory retired from Intel Corporation after 20 years of R&D. He began his career in the PECVD and RTP process plant focusing on developing and troubleshooting equipment and processes. He then joined the research division on the development of assembly and test technologies.
As Pathfinding Integration Manager of Intel Substrate Technology Research Laboratories, he was responsible for the development of advanced packaging technology in the areas of MEMS, wafer-level bonding, stacked chip packages , TSV technology and line pitch reduction designs. It focused on manufacturing and assembly of high density substrates, including wiring and flip chip, stacked chips and 3D packaging.
He was granted ten patents at Intel in the areas of integrated package capacitors, underfill applications, and new package design. He is the co-author of five technical articles on assembly technology.
As a member of the chemical engineering faculty at Arizona State University, he was responsible for undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of transportation, semiconductor processing, and the chemical engineering laboratory.
For 11 years, he was R&D manager for formulated products at Fujifilm Electronic Materials, USA. He led a team of doctoral students. chemists in the development of new strippers and cleaners used in manufacturing and assembly processes. During this period, he has authored or co-authored more than 20 patents.