Sameer Deshpande

Sameer Deshpande is a Global Product Manager with the Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) business unit in the Semiconductor Product Group (SPG) at Applied Materials. He is responsible for driving development teams to find solutions for CMP-specific challenges such as planarization efficiency, consumable performance stability and predictability, edge die yield improvements. He has authored over 20 publications and holds multiple U.S patents on various topics including surface engineered nanoscale transition metals and rare earth oxide ceramics, MEMs and CMP. Sameer holds a Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering from the University of Central Florida.