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Stephen Rossnagel

Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Physics 1982 Colorado State University
M.S. Physics 1977 Pennsylvania State University
B.S. Physics 1975 Pennsylvania State University

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Research Interests

Metals and metal deposition technologies for thin films. The majority of the work over the past 25 years has been with sputtering and atomic layer deposiiton.

Professonal Experience and Memberships

1983-present: IBM Research Division, Research Staff
1991-1992: Technical Staff to Director of IBM Research
1980-1982: Colorado State University, Ph.D student, research assistant,
Advisor: H.R.Kaufman
1980 Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching,
Visiting Scientist
1977-1979 Princeton University, Plasma Physics Lab, Junior Faculty

Honors and Awards

2015: Outstanding Accomplishment, IBM, MRAM device technology
2013: Honorary Member, AVS
2008: R.F. Bunshah Award, ASED, American Vacuum Society (AVS)
2006-2012; Treasurer, American Vacuum Society
2001: IBM Outstanding Innovation Award for inventing I-PVD technology and implementation
1999: President of the American Vacuum Society
1996: Program Chairman, Annual Symposium, American Vacuum Society
1994: AVS Fellow
1991-1992: Board of Directors, American Vacuum Society
1990: Peter Mark Memorial Award of American Vacuum Society
1990: Chairman, Plasma Science and Technology Div. AVS
1990: Program Chairman, International Conference on Thin Films (ICTF-8), and International
Conference on Metallurgical Coatings (ICMC)

Selected Publications