Zmira Shternfeld-Lavie

SVP of Process Engineering R&D; GM of Transfer, Optimization and Development Process Services BU (TOPS)

Ms. Lavie was appointed Vice President of Process Engineering R&D and General Manager of Transfer, Optimization and development Process Services (TOPS) in 2007. She has over 25 years of experience with Si processing technologies and management in fabrication as well as in the R&D arena. She joined the R&D Group as Thin Film Section Manager when it was established in 1996. In her current position, she is leading the R&D Process Group, MEMS and manages the process transfer activity with a target of establishing customer specific processes in TowerJazz fabs. Previously, Ms. Lavie served at National Semiconductor as Thin Film Process Engineer. She has expertise in thin films metallization and process integration and has several patents within this area. Ms. Lavie received a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Technion, Haifa.