Rand K. Jean, PhD, EIT, CEM
Lake Mary FL, 32746
Senior semiconductor engineering and executive consulting professional, seeking to increase output in a technical environment.
Managing Director: Energy and Advanced Control Technologies Inc. July 2016 – July 2018
Increased energy service and consulting company’s revenue stream by $1.5 million, after a company-wide restructuring.
Project manager for energy audit of banking and financial institution; delivered energy audit proposal structured at reducing client’s utility cost by 15%.
Reduced utility costs of educational institution by 20% and rendered the infrastructure safe for human occupation after electrical retrofit.
Partnered with EllisDon of Canada to deliver electrical installation services to multi-million-dollar expansion of Windjammer Landing Beach Resort.
Technical Skills: Data Analytics, Engineering Consultancy, People and Resource Management; Preparing and Maintaining Documentation including: Project Proposals, BOQ, BOM, RFQ, RFP, Energy Audit documentation and FIDIC contracts.
Senior Process Engineer: Intel Corporation May 2014 – May 2016
Successfully managed fleet of 40 plasma etchers (C4 / Bump Layer) while supervising 20 technicians spread across 3 shifts.
Achieved expert proficiency in developing, ramping and sustaining dry-etch processes after reducing cost per quarter by $80K.
Attained excellent proficiency at process tool qualification, documentation, troubleshooting and recovery after doubling 10nm BEOL process line capacity.
Technical Skills: Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, SPC, DOE, MES, SQL, Weibull Analysis, Process Improvement (yield, queue times, Cp, and Cpk), Dry-Etching, XPS, and Surface Metrology.
Program Manager: Minority Eng. Program, Purdue University July 2013 – May 2014
Taught introductory chemistry to incoming under-represented minority students.
Tutored Chemistry, Physics, Math and Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Courses.
Visiting Scholar: Dept. of Physics, Purdue University Feb. 2013 – June 2013
Developed and investigated novel quantum semiconductor devices, namely topological insulators and hybrid graphene devices.
Technical Skills: Surface Engineering, Surface Coating, Lithography, Sputtering, E-beam Deposition, CVD, Dry and Wet Etching, Hall Measurements, Graphene Processing, and Raman Spectroscopy.
Mathematics Lecturer, Sir Arthur Lewis Community College Sept. 2012 – Jan 2013
Taught college level algebra to students of the community college.
Surface and Material Research Engineer: Intel Corporation June 2011 – Sep. 2011
Member of cross-functional team which developed an electronic-DNA-sequencer which reduced cost of DNA analysis from $10k to $1K.
Technical Skills: Surface Engineering, New Product Introduction (NPI), Plasma Processing, Wet Chemical Processing, SEM, Electrical Characterization.
Grad. Research Assistant: Purdue University Aug. 2004 – May 2011
Designed and tested devices aimed at utilizing the redox-active properties of individual organic molecules on III-V structures as a possible replacement for Si based memory devices.
Developed novel technique to improve the electrical insulation of III-V surfaces using a heterogeneous self-assembled monolayer (SAM).
Developed a novel graphene-based non-destructive metallization method for contacts of organic monolayers.
Technical Skills: Lithography, Surface Engineering, Surface Coating, Sputtering, E-beam Deposition, CVD, Dry Etching, Wet Etching, AFM, XPS, Ellipsometry, FTIR, CV, IV, CMOS and MEMS processing.
2004 – 2012 Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering: Purdue University
PhD Thesis: Heterogeneous SAM of Ru-alkyl Class, Redox-active and Spin-active Molecules Functionalized on Semiconductor Surfaces: A Prototype for Future Device Structures.
Graduated: cum laude.
2001 – 2004 Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering: Morgan State University
Graduated: summa cum laude.
1998 – 2000 Associate Degree in Science: Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, Castries, St. Lucia.
Graduated: summa cum laude.
Certified Energy Manager (CEM): Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) 05/14/2018
Engineer in Training (EIT): Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) 06/07/2018
Proposal Writing, Project Management, FIDIC Contract Preparation, Budget Planning, People Management, Resource Management.
III-V and Si Process Engineering: Lithography, Lift-off, PECVD, RIE, Thin-Film Deposition, Plasma Etch, Wet Etch, E-beam Deposition, Bonding, Electro-deposition, and Sputtering.
Surface Chemistry and Metrology: AFM, XPS, FTIR, SEM, Raman, and Ellipsometry.
Device Characterization: Capacitance-Voltage, Current-Voltage (IV), variable temperature IV, variable magnetic IV, variable luminosity IV, cryogenic IV, and Hall Effect.
Process Engineering: Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments, Manufacturing Execution System, Weibull Analysis, JMP, SQL, E3, Klarity Defect.
Semiconductor Simulation: HSPICE, SPICE, IC station, Minimos, T-Suprem, ADS.
Computer Software and Scripting languages: Assembly, Visual Basic, C, C++, MATLAB, VHDL, HTML, Latex, SQL.
Energy Engineering and MEP Design: BlueSol, AutoCAD MEP, PowerCAD.
1.Rand K. Jean, Dmitry Zemlyanov, Bin Xi, Tong Ren, and David B. Janes. “Functionalization of Gallium Arsenide Surface with Heterogeneous Self-Assembled Monolayer of Redox-active Ruthenium- based Aromatic Complex and Simple Inert Aromatic Thiol” In Manuscript format.
2.Rand K. Jean, Suprem Das, David Janes. “Graphene Patterning using Metal Deposition and Lift-off” In Manuscript format.
3.Seongmin Kim, Patrick D. Carpenter, Rand K. Jean, Haitian Chen, Chongwu Zhou, Sanghyun Ju, and David B. Janes. “Electrical Transport Properties and Flicker Noise of Nanowire Transistors” ACS Nano, 2012, 6 (8), pp 7352-736
1.“Passivation of GaAs surface using SAM of Redox-active Ruthenium based organic molecules in a matrix of non-redox active OPE1 molecules” 51st Electronic Materials Conference (EMC 2009), June 24-26, 2009, University Park. PA.
2.“Metal Molecule GaAs Devices using Redox-Active Organic Self-Assembled Monolayers” International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, December 12-14, 2007, C. Park, MD.