Mike gained his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Manchester University (UK) in 1982. Starting his professional career with Philips, initially in their UK R+D labs & subsequently in the fab in Nijmegen, Holland. He had subsequent marketing roles at UK-based OEMs Cambridge Instruments, VSW and VG Semicon before joining Edwards 24 years ago. He has held various technical and marketing positions before beginning his current role 4 years ago.
Mike has numerous published articles and patents to his name, co-chairs 2 SEMI standards committees, participates in the IRDS, is a UK PFC “expert” on the UN IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and now is a lead author).
He has been a Visiting Industrial Professor “VIP” in the School of Chemistry at the University of Bristol since September 2017 and is Eleni’s industrial supervisor.