Rich Wise leads patterning technology development for the Lam Research Corporation. Prior to joining Lam Research in 2014, he led patterning and plasma etch development for the IBM corporation microelectronics division. Dr. Wise has published numerous technical articles and holds over 90 patents in the field of plasma processing, patterning, and advanced semiconductor technology. He serves on the executive committee and as conference co-chair for the SPIE Advanced Lithography conference.