Yang Pan is corporate vice president of Advanced Technology Development at Lam Research, responsible for the process technology roadmap, advanced process technology development, cross-product integration, module-level solutions, and managing of regional technology groups internationally. Dr. Pan has been with Lam since December 2003, serving as vice president and general manager of China operations and as chief technology officer of the Global Products Group. Prior to joining Lam, he held various management positions at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd including vice president of Fab Operations. Dr. Pan holds more than 50 U.S. patents and has published more than 30 papers in international journals and conferences. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.