WiSE Alumni Lecture Series: Katrina Mikhaylichenko

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WiSE Alumni Lecture Series: Katrina Mikhaylichenko

March 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Katrina Mikhaylichenko
Sr. Director, Process Technology
Applied Materials

Talk: Never Dream About Success. Work for it.

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Dr. Mikhaylichenko is a passionate USC alumna, who earned her Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry in 1998 working in Professor Curt Wittig’s Lab on photodissociation dynamics of small polyatomic molecules in the gas phase. Katrina joined the semiconductor capital equipment industry right after graduating from USC. Since 2013, Katrina has been working at Applied Materials, where she currently is a Senior Director of Technology in the Chemical Mechanical Polishing Business Unit, responsible for technology development for Dielectric CMP and post-CMP Cleans. Prior to joining Applied Materials, Dr. Mikhaylichenko worked 15+ years at Lam Research Corp. There, she led technology development efforts in the areas of defect reduction, wet etch, and surface preparation in various wet processing divisions. Katrina has been granted over 100 patents. She is passionate about enabling innovation and instigating positive change.



March 8
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States