Rakesh Kumar is senior director of MEMS program at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Singapore. He has over 29 years of experience in the development of semiconductor process technologies for CMOS, MEMS and Silicon based opto-electronics devices. Prior to joining GLOBALFOUNDRIES, he was deputy director of Semiconductor Process Technology Lab at A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore where he was responsible for MEMS technology development and transfer to industry. His areas of expertise include copper/low-k interconnects and 3D wafer level packaging. He has authored and co-authored more than 90 research publications in journals and conferences.
Rakesh Kumar received his B.S. (Hons), and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Punjab Engineering College, India, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, respectively.