National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network

Serving Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology

Chris Alpha



Cornell University

Process Engineer

Christopher Alpha’s responsibilities at the CNF are with the MVD100, VCA Optima, CMP, 200KeV Ion Implanter, EV620 contact aligner/photolithography, KOH wet etch and electroplate hoods as well as general wet chemistry work.  Chris has a broad background and has worked in Industry and University settings – R&D to manufacturing.  He is a fab generalist and able to assist with process flow integration with an eye towards creating production device process flows for ease of manufacture.  Key interest areas span the MEMs arena but are generally focused on microfluidics and sensors (microTAS etc.)  Much previous core work has involved nanoelectrospray and nano liquid chromatography devices for the Mass Spectrometry instrumentation market.