About the Instructor
Dr. Himel received his BS degree in Physics from the California Polytechnic State University in 1984, his PhD in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona in 1988, and an MBA from the University of Connecticut in 1998. Following his PhD, Dr. Himel worked as a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the Center for Research in Electro-Optics and Lasers at the University of Central Florida performing research on the characterization of thin film coatings. For 14 years, he worked in the design and development of advanced lithography systems starting with three years at AT&T Bell Laboratories working on the development of Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography, followed by five years at SVG Lithography Systems working on excimer laser based illumination systems, and seven years as a Product Manager at Tessera North America (formerly Digital Optics Corporation) where he concentrated his efforts on the application of diffractive micro-optics for advanced lithography and inspection. Dr. Himel is currently a manager at Tessera North America. His research and development activity has resulted in over 35 published papers and one pending patent.
The long term success of today's businesses is not just measured by revenue and profits, but by the impact they have on society. Key to this success is their integrity, fairness, social responsibility, compassion, and respect for others. Come and discuss how to integrate these values into your workplace.
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