David Markle is a physicist and the co-founder of Periodic Structures Inc. in the USA, which develops practical lithography solutions based on interference.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from the University of Alberta, an MS in reactor physics from Birmingham University and a diploma in business administration from London School of Economics. Initially employed by Perkin Elmer Corporation, he then joined Ultratech Corporation as Vice President of Advanced Technology before being promoted to CTO and Chairman of its Technical Advisory Board.
Early Life and Education
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Markle joined Ultratech Corporation in 1984 as Vice President of Advanced Technology, eventually rising to become CTO and Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board. Upon retirement in 2008, he co-founded Periodic Structures Inc. –a start-up company developing practical lithography solutions based on interference. As a member of both Society of Lithography and American Academy of Physics, his expertise is widely sought out.
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He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has held senior positions at Perkin Elmer Corporation and Ultratech. Additionally, he invented Micralign and Micrascan series tools.
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Achievements and Honors
David Markle is a renowned engineer who has earned numerous awards and honors for his work. He co-founded Periodic Structures Inc. (USA), an innovative start-up company developing practical lithography solutions based on interference.
His career began at Perkin Elmer Corporation, where he developed the Micralign and Micrascan lithography systems. Subsequently, he joined Ultratech as Vice President of Advanced Technology, then CTO and Chairman of the Technical Advisory Board.
In 2013, he was honored as a Fritz Zernike Award winner for microlithography, and has received numerous engineering honors. A member of the National Academy of Engineering and Fellow of OSA, SPIE and IEEE, his accomplishments are well-documented in his professional journal articles.
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The 36-year-old has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry, appearing on USA’s “Suits” and playing Rachel Zane on the TV show. Furthermore, she wrote and edited The Tig lifestyle blog and wrote essays on food and travel topics.
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