A partnership to advance the nanoscience and nanoengineering environment in the Indian semiconductor industry
ASM-HHV Engineering Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between ASM Technologies Ltd, a Global Technology Engineering provider focused on semiconductor engineering and related industries and Hind High Vacuum (HHV), a leading vacuum technology manufacturer, has announced that it has joined the Industry Affiliate Program (IAP) of the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE), Indian Institute of Science (IISc).
The Centre for Nano Science and Engineering at IISc believes in taking “Science to Systems to Society”. CeNSE aims at developing products from their cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and technological innovations, and help commercialise them successfully. The Industry Affiliate Program (IAP) at CeNSE helps establish collaborations between faculty and industry for skill development, student recruitment, and access to research facilities at CeNSE.
From left to right: Dr Arindam Sarkar, CTO – ASM-HHV Engineering; Mr Prasanth Sakhamuri, Director – ASM-HHV Engineering; Prof Srinivas Raghavan, Chairperson, CeNSE, IISc; and Mr Seshadri, GM-ASM Technologies
“The relationship between ASM-HHV Engineering and CeNSE, IISc Bengaluru will be the harbinger of many engineering ecosystems that will be built up to provide indigenous capability in semiconductor and sub-system manufacturing environment. We at ASM-HHV Engineering are highly enthusiastic with this relationship and look forward to this support from CeNSE,” said Prasanth Sakhamuri, Director, ASM-HHV Engineering.
“We are excited to join hands with ASM-HHV Engineering Pvt Ltd, as our Industry Affiliate. This partnership will provide an ideal opportunity to exchange expertise and knowledge that could aid in expanding the growing Indian semiconductor ecosystem. This affiliation will enable ASM-HHV Engineering with facility usage, training, and student hiring,” said Prof Srinivasan Raghavan, Chairperson, CeNSE, IISc.
About ASM-HHV Engineering:
ASM-HHV Engineering is a joint venture between ASM Technologies Ltd and the HHV Group. With over 60 years of experience in design, engineering, and manufacturing, ASM and HHV have partnered and established India’s first semiconductor focused equipment manufacturing facility. ASM and HHV have expertise in designing and manufacturing semiconductor tools, sub-systems, systems components and providing field support.
About CeNSE, IISc:
The Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE) was established in 2010 to pursue interdisciplinary research on the nanoscale. Current topics of interest include, but are not limited to materials, electronics, MEMS/NEMS, photonics, biotechnology, and solar cells. CeNSE has a state-of-the art national nanofabrication centre (NNfC) with 14000 square feet of class 100/1000 clean room. It also houses a comprehensive micro nano characterization facility (MNCF) to conduct virtually any type of electrical, optical, mechanical and material characterization. CeNSE faculty has 18 core members and 8 associate members from various IISc departments. CeNSE has made concerted efforts for industrial collaborations through the Industry Affiliate Program. CeNSE has also been consciously translating nanotechnology ideas into products for societal impact by incubating various nanotechnology and deep science startups.