Dr. Hua Younan received his Ph. D degree in Physics from National University of Singapore in 1994. He currently serves as a Vice President/Chief Operation Officer in WinTech Nano-Technology Service Pte Ltd (Singapore), which is a worldwide leading analytical services company. Dr Hua's professional background includes services in both technical and management positions. From 1995 to 2013, he served at Singapore GLOBALFOUNDRIES (formerly Chartered Semiconductor) as a Quality-FA Director with experience in quality assurance and failure analysis including SEM/EDX, FIB, TEM, D-SIMS, TOF-SIMS, Auger, XPS, FTIR, AFM, XRD, VPD/ICP-MS, GC-MS, IC, etc. techniques and applications in wafer fab and assembly process.
Before joining Chartered Semiconductor/GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Dr Hua served at the National University of Singapore and Nanjing Institute for 13 years. In total, he has more than 35 years of working experience in material science, engineering research, failure analysis for semiconductor and wafer fab. He has published more than 350 technical papers and filed 5 patents. Current, Dr Hua is co-supervisor for 3 Ph.D. students at NUS, NTU and SUTD (IPP：EDB-NUS-Wintech-Nano；EDB-NTU-Wintech-Nano；EDB-SUTD-Wintech-Nano).