SMC 18 Ravi K. Kanjolia BIO

Dr. Ravi K. Kanjolia
Chief Technology Officer and Head of R&D, Deposition Materials, EMD Performance Materials


Dr. Ravi Kanjolia, Chief Technology Officer and Head of R&D Deposition Materials, EMD Performance Materials, is responsible for linking the company’s expertise in electronics materials, chemistry and delivery systems to applications across the microelectronics industries, as well as maintaining a steady product pipeline for the future. He is also directly responsible for the worldwide R&D of Deposition Materials Business and its external academic collaborations.

Dr. Kanjolia’s primary research interest is in the field of ALD/CVD precursors for silicon semiconductors for the fabrication of advanced semiconductor devices. Prior to EMD Performance Materials, Dr. Kanjolia rose through a series of research and managerial positions at SAFC Hitech (formerly Epichem) and Morton Metalorganics (more recently Dow) from 1987-2015. From 1984-87, he served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Dr. Kanjolia is a member of the American Chemical Society since 1982 and holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Dr. Kanjolia has over 70 refereed scientific journal articles, review and patents. Currently, he serves on the program committee of the Area Selective Deposition Conference (ASD-AVS).