Dick James is a Senior Analyst with TechSearch International, Inc. providing market research and technology trend analysis in the semiconductor industry since 1987.
Prior to joining TechSearch, Dick was Senior Fellow/Technology Analyst at Chipworks (now TechInsights) for over 20 years, acting as a consultant to staff and customers, dealing with the microstructural characterization of devices, both process and packaging. He is now a Fellow Emeritus at TechInsights and presents at many technical conferences. He also writes a blog at TechInsights.com and Solid State Technology.
Dick graduated in 1971 with a M.Sc. in Microelectronics and Semiconductor Devices from the University of Southampton in England, and a B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry from the University of Salford. He has over 45 years of experience in process development, design, manufacturing, packaging and reverse engineering of semiconductor devices.