Summary

Accomplished and focused professional with demonstrated experience in semiconductor equipment and high temperature acid processes for manufacturing wafer products. Recognized for professionalism, positive mental attitude, commitment to excellence, and demonstrated ability to communicate and working with senior management, associates, and customers. Able to lead multiple projects or installs and meet deadlines under pressure. Self-motivated and able to work independently or in a team. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate and collaborate effectively with co-workers at all levels. Adept in Computer applications including Mathematical Analysis Software: Matlab/Simulink, C++, C#, WPF, Java SE, Creo, and Ansys

Work History

Work History
Sep 2014 - Present

Product Engineer

TEL FSI
  • Lead install team of five engineers/technicians to install complex equipment and troubleshoot issues under pressure
  • Excellent in meeting equipment install milestones on daily bases and meeting equipment startup qualifications
  • Excellent in identifying engineering issues and able to create both short term solution and long term solution on the spot
  • Responsible for writing standard operating procedures, failure analysis reports, equipment specifications, interlock analysis sheets, Tier I, II, III training materials, and checkout procedures
      • Key Achievement: Saved company over 1500 hours of servicing on all equipment on-site by implementing GUI applications
  • Excellent ability to convert engineering principles into effective designs
  • Actively attended customer's meeting and able to diagnose issues into political issues or engineering issues
  • Master in negotiating with customers and working with sales to help commission our equipment on time
  • Strong ability in understanding new engineering designs in the field to apply field upgrades
  • Proficient in communicating with customer's safety group about new design changes and safety impacts
  • Performed factory/on-site equipment checkout with both DI water and chemicals
  • Performed reliability testing on valves, pumps, and heaters against SEMI standard, customer's requirement, and competitor's benchmark
  • Excellent in conducting system level testing and troubleshooting on new software, mechanical components, and electrical components
      • Key Achievement: Saved company travel budget by half per install by shortening install time from 2 months to 1 month
      • Key Achievement: Solved over 230 issues and alarms on equipment. 







Jun 2013 - Sep 2014

Systems Design Engineer II

TEL FSI
  • Managed projects and meetings to work out project requirements and milestones with multi-discipline engineers
  • Designed complex interrelated control systems to meet temperature, hydration, concentration, and flow requirements while optimizing signal stability and minimizing system response time
  • Designed complex chemistry mixture system to meet etching performance while maintaining near constant concentration during refill state to minimize equipment down time due to chemical not ready
  • Designed software and hardware interlocks according to SEMI-S2 requirements
  • Organized electrical, software, hardware, chemical, and quality engineers to recognize design or quality flaws
  • Created various maintenance procedures and GUI using Java SE, C#, and WPF for bypassing safety systems, replacing parts, and recalibrate sensors
      • Key Achievement: First engineer to explore different methods of ensuring maintenance procedures are being followed correctly and thoroughly 
  • Modified various workflows on production floor to meet ISO standards to produce high quality tools
      • Key Achievement: First engineer to modify production workflow to eliminate process wastes and boost equipment quality
  • Written detailed engineering instruction documents according to SEMI standards for various upgrade kits for field upgrade
  • Performed various root cause analysis and partitions to diagnose particle issues on wafers
  • Reviewed and corrected various design changes and process changes on new tool
  • Developed test procedures for a variety of electrical components such chemical monitors, RTD, pressure transducers, low-pass filters to determine tolerance, accuracy, and quality of the part
May 2012 - Apr 2013

FE Engineer II

RFA ENGINEERING
  • Brainstormed design concepts for Caterpillar, John Deere, Loram, Arctic Cat, and Altec on frame structures
  • Worked with Arctic Cat in redesigning front suspension to increase its overall life cycle
  • Familiar in vibration analysis, modal analysis, high cycle fatigue, and low cycle fatigue on engine parts
  • Expert in repairing poorly translated geometry in DesignModeler and optimize model for accurate results
  • Expert in selecting different configuration to represent bolted joint connection based on situation and environment
  • Specialist in using Ansys Workbench and DesignModeler and mentored other engineers in obtaining accurate results









Mar 2011 - May 2012

Design and Test Engineer I

CATERPILLAR INC via RFA ENGINEERING
  • Analyzed data using standard spreadsheet with embedded formula to select optimal hydraulic pumps and motors
  • Designed and integrated hydraulic systems for six soil compactors
  • Worked with Sauer Danfoss & Rexroth to customize hydraulic pumps and motors on shaft sizing and flushing orifice sizing
  • Analyzed and cataloged testing results for future product improvements
  • Simulated ground stiffness by modeling spring-damper system in Matlab Simulink to better simulate compacting dynamics
  • Developed both linear model of hydraulic cylinder using Matlab Simulink for PID calculation
  • Designed experiment setups for hydraulic systems using SOMAT eDAQ
  • Performed thermal-hydraulic calculations to predict heat rejection on prototype Tier 4 engines
  • Actively interfaced with structural engineers and electrical engineers to optimize cooling performance and reduce weights
  • Wrote multiple reports and submitted to US, Italy, and German government for review
May 2008 - Dec 2009

Engineering Intern

CENTER FOR COMPACT AND EFFICIENT FLUID POWER 
  • Developed C++ codes to make Matlab read real-time USB signal
  • Designed numerous PID, Feedforward, Internal Model ,and Force feedback controllers
  • Modified the hydraulic circuits of the backhoe to make it more efficient using pump, motors, piston, and valves
  • Tested hydraulic energy recovery system, hybrid system, electro-hydraulic hybrid system, and hydraulic steering system
  • Troubleshot and resolved issues related to control system performance
  • Proficient in using data acquisition instrumentations to collect data
  • Implemented a force feedback device to control the backhoe
  • Constructed complex Simulink block diagrams for experiments

Education

Education

Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering

Iowa State University
Expecting to graduate in 2016
Sep 2005 - Dec 2009

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Certifications

Certifications
Sep 2015 - Present

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (E.I.T., MN)

NCEES

Language

Fluent in English

Fluent in Chinese – Mandarin and Taiwanese