Tom Dory Joins ITM Consulting

ITM Consulting is pleased to welcome Tom Dory, Ph.D., to their team of experts.  Dr. Dory is a principal consultant with responsibility for package assembly and semiconductor processing.

Dr. Dory received his Master’s degree in chemistry from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Oklahoma.

He has 30+ years’ experience in microelectronics research, including semiconductor fab processing, hybrid circuits, and package assembly and test.  He is a senior member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering), an Electrochemical Society member, and an iMAPS member (International Microelectronics Assembly & Packaging Society).

Dr. Dory retired from Intel Corporation after 20 years in R&D.  He began his career in fab PECVD and RTP processing with a focus on equipment & process development and troubleshooting. He then moved to the Assembly and Test Technology Development Research division.

As Pathfinding Integration Manager of the Intel Substrate Technology Research Labs, he was responsible for development of advanced packaging technology in the areas of MEMS, wafer level bonding, stacked die packages, TSV technology and line pitch reduction designs. He focused on high density substrate manufacturing and assembly including wire bonding and flip chip, stacked die and 3D packaging.

He was awarded ten patents while at Intel in the areas of embedded package capacitors, underfill applications, and novel package design.  He is co-author of five technical papers on assembly technology.

As a member of the Arizona State University Chemical Engineering faculty, he was responsible for both undergraduate and graduate level classes in transport, semiconductor fab processing and chemical engineering lab.

For 11 years, he was the R&D manager for formulated products at Fujifilm Electronic Materials, USA.  He led a team of Ph.D. chemists in developing new etchants and cleaners used in fab and assembly processes.  During this time, he was author or co-author on over 20 patents.


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