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2012-Current Huazhong Univ. of Sci. and Tech. Wuhan, Hubei
Research interest on precision engineering, CVD coating system and detector for PET system.
2011-2012 Applied Materials Santa Clara, Ca
Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Lead engineer in hardware design for PECVD (Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition) wafer processing systems.
2008-2010 Western Digital Technology San Jose, Ca
Sr. Principal Engineer (2010); Principal Engineer (2008-2009)
Lead engineer in mechanical integration and responsible for mechanical interface design and characterization for 320G/500G/750G products.
2005/2006/2007 Summer Seagate Technology Pittsburgh, Pa
Research Scientist (Intern)
Designed, integrated and calibrated optical systems to detect slider dynamic vibrations in 5-DOF due to thermal pole tip protrusion induced contact.
2002–2003 Data Storage Institute Singapore
Developed slider air bearings for gap-width of 3.5 nano-meter.
Awarded "Most Outstanding Staff (R&D) 2002/2003".
Aug. 2003– Jan. 2008 University of California, San Diego Ca Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering
Jun. 2001– Sep. 2002 National University of Singapore and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Singapore-MIT Alliance) Master of Science, High Performance Computing
Sep. 1997– Jun. 2001 HuaZhong University of Science and Technology
Awards and Honors
First Place Winner in the 2006 Young Engineer Paper Contest, the Tribology Division of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Outstanding Teaching Assistant (2005&2006), U.C. San Diego
Most Outstanding Staff (R&D), Singpaore Innovation Award (2002/2003), Data Storage Institute, Singapore