Stephen L. Stewart

Stephen L. Stewart

Instructional Support Technician
Department of Nanoscale Science & Engineering


NanoFab South 226
Stephen Stewart
Professional Background
  • Operates 200mm wafer facility process and inspection tools for CNSE (2001-present) as a Research Support Engineer
  • Instructs new students on cleanroom operations and safety as well as specialized training sessions for Duchess Community, Marist College, and area schools
  • Technical Training Specialist Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates (1995-2001)
  • BS (Management) 1999, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
  • Leading Quality Assurance Supervisor Naval Submarine Support Facility - New London, CT (1992-1995)
  • Quality Assurance Supervisor Submarine Squadron 10 - New London, CT (1990-1992)
  • Nuclear Reactor Operator United States Navy (1975-1990)

Equipment and Facilities Experience
  • Installed or constructed a variety of semiconductor equipment at CNSE's NanoFab South and CESTM
  • Nuclear Power Plant power unit installation, support and monitoring equipment installation, alignment, test, reactor initial start-up, testing and power operation
  • Administered U.S. Navy ISO 9000 Quality Assurance program
  • Maintained, improved, and operated high current ion implant tools
  • Conducted Field Service Engineer certification programs

Selected Achievements
  • Developed and constructed vacuum pump test stand and atomic layer deposition equipment
  • Developed and taught courses on ion implantation theory; equipment operation, maintenance, safety, and electronics to over 300 students from entry level to senior scientist positions in the United States, France, Scotland and Taiwan
  • US Naval Submarine Base Quality Assurance organization consistently ranked number one from 1992-1995
  • Number 1 VLSI Customer Service awards (1997-2000)