NCCAVS - Officers/Contacts

Advancing the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing

The NCCAVS is a volunteer-driven organization. If you are looking for opportunities to make a difference in the science and technology community, then please consider getting involved in the numerous activities within the AVS. Contact anyone on the roster and ask how you can get involved.

Chapter Officers

Chapter Chair
Susan Felch
Susan Felch Consulting
27975 Roble Alto Avenue
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Tel: 650-575-8747

Program Chair
Sean Seefeld
390 Reed St.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Tel: 408-961-9305

Past Chair
Michael Oye
2370 Winepol Loop
San Jose, CA 95125
Tel: 408-826-4882

Randy Mundt
4820 Wingate Dr.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Tel: 925-846-0744

Brett Cruden
NASA Ames Research Center
MS 230-2
Moffett Field, CA 94022
Tel: 650-604-1933


Executive Committee Voting Members

Cesar Clavero
Intermolecuar, Inc.
3011 North First Street 
San Jose, CA 95134

Michael Current
Current Scientific
1729 Comstock Way
San Jose, CA 95124-1700
Tel: 408-455-3159

David Hansen
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
2253 Harvard Street
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Tel: 650-813-0624

Chris Malocsay
UC Components Inc
POB 430
Morgan Hill, CA 95038
Tel: 510-506-5894

Kamatchi Subramanian
428 Escobar Street
Fremont,, CA 94539
Tel: 845-337-7175

Dave Webb
Vacua Techniques Co
181 Easy St
Alamo, CA 94507-1309
Tel: 925-939-0501

Committee Chairs

Education Committee
Randy Mundt
4820 Wingate Dr.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Tel: 925-846-0744


User Group Chairs

Chemical Mechanical Planarization Users Group (CMPUG)
Gautam Banerjee

Junction Technology Group (JTG)
Michael Current

Plasma Applications Group (PAG)
Kamatchi Subramanian

Thin Films Users Group (TFUG)
Michael Oye


AVS West
110 Yellowstone Drive, Suite 120
Chico, CA 95973
Tel: 530-896-0477
Fax: 530-896-0487
Della Miller,
Heather Korff,



We are thankful to the following individuals and organizations for their support of AVS and their contributions to the AVS Leadership Fund:

John M. Baker

Samuel D. Bader
John Baker
Timothy S. Barge
Victor Bermudez
Dawn Bonnell
Nancy Burnham
Lap S. Chan
Benjamin B. Dayton
Hugh L. Garvin
David Hoffman
John R. Noonan
Clifford G. Olson
Cedric Powell
David Simons
Michael Trenary
Gwo-Ching Wang
Cara Weitzsacker
Robert M. Willis
Yip-Wah Chung
Paula Grunthaner
Michael Grunze
Marsbed Hablanian
Michael Kottke
James M. Lafferty
Theodore E. Madey
Buddy Ratner
William R. Wheeler
James S. Murday
Stephen J. Pearton
Rudolf Dobrozemsky
Helix Technology
Paul Holloway
Walter M. McCain
Gary W. Rubloff
Rey Whetten

"Feeling connected to the larger scientific community is very important. An award is the nicest kind of connection, saying that your work is appreciated by your peers."

Dr. Jerry Tersoff, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
[on receiving the 2007 AVS Medard W. Welch Award]