Art Fernandez

Research and Development Engineer
Art Fernandez

Results-driven professional engineer experienced in R&D and manufacturing in semiconductors, combustion, biological, and biomedical. Bringing sound technical skills to technical projects, problems and enjoy collaborating with personnel in a fast-paced environment.

• Conducted 2 process technology transfers from R&D to high volume manufacturing
• Led a project with cross-functional/multidisciplinary teams realizing savings of 40% in helium usage and in excess of $1.2 M per year
• Increased equipment processing output capacity by 80% and eliminated a metrology operation from the wafer processing flow, saving 25 min. processing time per lot and over $0.1M in yearly maintenance
• Managed >7 projects to completion on time, on budget, with no safety or quality issues and saving $0.25M in general contracting fees
• Researched the health effects of the inhalation of ash particles in in-vivo and in-vitro form and the development of liver tissue chips for toxicological compound screening