Sheau Sheng Chen, Ph.D.
Chairman and C.E.O.
Sheau Sheng Chen is our Founder and has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since June 2000. In addition to these roles, Dr. Chen is currently our Chairman and C.E.O. Prior to joining WaveSplitter, he led the management buyout of XMR Corporation from Amoco, its parent company, in December 1991. After the acquisition, Dr. Chen served as Chairman of XMR Corporation, from December 1991 to December 1999. While at XMR Corporation, he pioneered research in several excimer laser process development works, including metal recrystallization, metal reflow for submicron semiconductor device development, laser crystallization of a-Si for poly-Si TFT development in SRAM and flat panel display applications. Prior to XMR, Dr. Chen worked at Intel on Intel 386 microprocessor technology development. Later, he joined the flash memory technology development group, working on metallization systems for sub-micron devices. Dr. Sheau Chen received his B.S. degree in chemistry from National Tsing-Hua University, in Hsin-Chu, Taiwan and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Texas A&M University.