Short Course Instructors | Gary S. Ash

Gary S. Ash

Gary S. Ash is President of Castle Brook Corporation, Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The company provides technical and management consulting services for the vacuum and cryogenics industry. He has had more than 35 years of experience in vacuum systems, pumps and other components, deposition processes ranging from evaporation to sputtering to molecular beam epitaxy. Engineering experience includes equipment and process design, manufacturing process development, materials and failure analysis, and applications support. In addition, he has had extensive experience in product strategy, development, and manufacturing planning for industrial products and services. He was previously employed by the CTI-Cryogenics division of Helix Technology Corporation, ASTeX, RIBER division of Instruments SA, Optical Coating Laboratory Inc., Spectrum Systems division of Barnes Engineering Co., AAI Corporation, and American Electronic Laboratories. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in optical physics from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.


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