General Plasma (GPI) has appointed Dr. Troy Shangguan as its chief technology officer (CTO). Shangguan comes to GPI from Applied Materials, where he worked at the director of advanced technology.
John Madocks, president of GPI said, “We are delighted to have Troy at GPI. His unmatched thin film process knowledge and experience will greatly enable GPI’s disruptive large area plasma source technology. We are excited about our future in providing superior, cost effective solutions to solar and other large area coating industries.”
Shangguan commented, “GPI is focused on aggressively developing the next generation plasma process technology and equipment for flat panel displays, solar, and semiconductor manufacturing that will dramatically improve performance and reduce cost. I am excited to be taking on this new and challenging role.”