Managing Director, Silicon System Group Silicon System Group Chief Technology Office
Er-Xuan Ping graduated from Iowa State University in 1995 with a Ph.D. degree in EE&CS department. He joined Applied Materials in April 2011 as a managing director in Silicon System Group Chief Technology Office responsible for strategy and product development in memory and novel materials. He was an engineering director at Sandisk for 3.5 years, and led material, process, process integration and device characterization teams to develop 3D RW technology in 4X and 2X nodes. Dr. Ping started his career at Micron Technology and spent 12.5 years as unit process development engineer, module technology leader, and thin film group manager. He holds 152 issued patents in the area of semiconductor memory.