Silvia Armini

Interuniversity Micro-Electronics Center at Leuven, Belgium

• M. S. Degree in Chemistry at University of Perugia, Italy with maximum score 110/110 (Expertise field: Photochemistry) • Specialization Master in Materials for micro and nano-technologies (University of Pavia, Italy) • PhD summa cum laude in electronic engineering completed in September 2007 funded through a Scholarship from IMEC (Interuniversity Microelectronics Center) (Expertise fields: Colloidal and Polymer chemistry, Surface Functionalization, Self-assembled monolayers, Chemical Force Microscopy, Chemical Mechanical Planarization, Interconnects) • Current position: Senior Scientist/Project Leader in IMEC, Leuven, Belgium (Expertise fields: Electrochemistry, Chemistry, Material Science, Metal Deposition (including seed-less, electro- and electro-less deposition), Surface Functionalization, Self-Assembled Monolayers Nanotechnology), Polymers and nanoparticles (synthesis and characterization), low dielectric constant materials and thin films • Plus 9 years’ experience of the material research and microelectronics industries with a strong blend of technical and scientific expertise • Key skills include analytical and research skills, presentation skills and teamwork • Experience in people management, included PhD, post and undergraduate students • Experience in project management, included EU FP7 projects • Involved in joint projects and collaborations with external companies and universities • Author and coauthor of over 50 peer-reviewed publications and over 70 international conference contributions (5 invited) • Appointed member of the ECS Advisory Committee and reviewer for several ACS and Elsevier Journals

Biography Updated on 6 November 2012

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