Dr. Eugene Meieran has served on several government and industry[[BR]]panels dealing with manufacturing technology and policy issues, such[[BR]]as the Coalition for Intelligent Manufacturing Systems and the Next[[BR]]Generation Manufacturing Systems Advanced Manufacturing Systems[[BR]]board. He has made extensive contributions in the areas of materials[[BR]]analysis techniques, semiconductor processing, semiconductor device[[BR]]reliability, statistical quality control and industrial leadership.[[BR]]Dr. Meieran has been at Intel since 1973 and has been responsible for[[BR]]introducing advanced technologies and applications into Intel’s[[BR]]component manufacturing facilities to help improve manufacturing[[BR]]performance. Additionally, Dr. Meieran has been heavily involved in[[BR]]numerous external manufacturing technology and policy programs. He[[BR]]received a B.S. from Purdue University and an M.S. and Sc.D. from[[BR]]MIT, all in materials science. He was elected as Distinguished[[BR]]Engineering Alumnus in 1987 and an Honorary Doctorate in 2004, Purdue[[BR]]University, he served on the NRC Committee for Visionary[[BR]]Manufacturing Challenges in 1996-1998, and he has been on the[[BR]]Scientific and Education Advisory Board for Lawrence Berkeley Labs.[[BR]]He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He was[[BR]]Director of Research for MIT's Leaders for Manufacturing Program from[[BR]]1996 to 2000.