Semiconductor Digest Editorial Staff
Pete Singer, Editor-in-Chief
Pete oversees the editorial operations of Semiconductor Digest. He has been involved in technical journalism for 37 years and has written hundreds of articles on all aspects of semiconductor manufacturing and related industries. Pete holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and is a member of the IEEE, Electrochemical Society, American Vacuum Society and Materials Research Society.
Shannon Davis, Web Editor
Shannon writes, edits and produces Semiconductor Digest's news articles, email newsletters, blogs, webcasts, and social media posts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Huntington University in Huntington, IN. In addition to her years of freelance business reporting, Shannon has also worked in marketing and public relations in the renewable energy and healthcare industries.
Ed Korczynski, Senior Technical Editor
Ed Korczynski is also Sr. Technology Analyst of TECHCET tracking patterning materials and a consultant for IC, LED, and MEMS manufacturing based on over 30 years of experience in Silicon Valley. He managed $10M annual business in China and Korea for Applied Materials, and applications and marketing for Watkins-Johnson, Samco, TruSi, PDF Solutions, UltraClean Technology, and Intermolecular. Previously, he engineered fab processes for the world’s first commercial MEMS accelerometer featuring TSV and WLP, and sustained LED HVM while developing metrology/inspection systems to boost absolute yield 2%. As technical editor with Solid State Technology magazine he won two ASBPE awards and launched Ed’s Threads in 2006 as the first IC industry blog. He holds a B.S. in materials science and engineering from MIT, and one patent.
Dave Lammers, Contributing Editor
Dave Lammers started writing about the semiconductor industry while working at the Associated Press Tokyo bureau in the early 1980s, a time of rapid growth for the industry. He joined EE Times in 1985, covering Japan, Korea, and Taiwan for the next 14 years while based in Tokyo. In 1998 Dave, his wife Mieko, and their four children moved to Austin to set up a Texas bureau for E.E. Times. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Dave received a master’s in journalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
John Blyler, Contributing Editor
John has many years of technical and editorial experience in the semiconductor, electronics, and system engineering spaces. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of JB Systems, a high- tech media, education and engineering company. Previously, John was the editor-in-chief of Chip Design and Semi-Manufacturing Design (SemiMD) magazines. His works have appeared in numerous publications and with several companies including the IEEE, Informa-Penton (Electronic Design), Photonics Media, Wiley, Elsevier, Networking World, Edutopia (George Lucas Foundation), Mentor, Cadence, Synopsys, Intel, Arm, Mouser, Digikey, TI Jama Software, Dassault Systemes, Siemens and many others. John teaches systems engineering and IOT Design as an affiliate professor at Portland State University and an online lecturer at Univ. of California at Irvine. He holds a BS in Engineering Physics from Oregon State Univ. and an MS in Electronic Engineering from Cal. State Univ., Northridge.
Lynnette Reese, Contributing Editor
Lynnette Reese has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from LSU and has authored over a hundred different articles and blogs about embedded technology. Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Embedded Systems Engineering and Embedded Intel® Solutions, she’s now freelancing. Lynnette has worked for TI, Freescale, Cypress Semi, Mouser Electronics, and Johnson Controls in roles covering industrial controls, Life Safety Systems for fab processes, op amps, USB, microcontrollers, software development tools, and the PowerPC ecosystem. Her favorite topics are AI, IoT, sensors, robotics, autonomous vehicles, semiconductor technology, and any emerging electronics-related technology.
Dick James, Contributing Editor
Dick James is an almost 50-year veteran of the semiconductor industry, working in the process development, design, manufacturing, packaging and reverse engineering of semiconductor devices. For over 20 years he worked with Chipworks (now TechInsights), an Ottawa, Canada-based specialty reverse engineering company, and is now Fellow Emeritus with the company. He is also a Senior Analyst for TechSearch International, based in Austin, a leading consulting company in the field of advanced semiconductor packaging technology.
Semiconductor Digest Magazine Editorial Calendar
June* Space 5/24, Materials 5/28
SEMICON West Preview
Advances in 5G
July* Space 6/19, Materials 6/21
SEMICON West Show Issue
Aug/Sep Space 8/14, Materials 8/16
Fan-out Wafer Level Packaging
October Space 9/18, Materials 9/20
Advances in Vacuum
Nov/Dec Space 11/20, Materials 11/22
AI in Semiconductor Manufacturing
January 2020 - deadlines TBD
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SEMICON West Show Daily Magazine
The Show Daily Magazine is back and will be distributed electronically each day of the show with fresh editorial written by our editorial team. Readers can choose to read it on their phones, tablets or computers when it's convenient for them.
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