Joe Draina is the director of International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI).
In this role, he oversees operations management and technical strategic planning for the division.
Prior to ISMI, Draina worked at IBM for over 25 years where most recently managed Equipment Engineering at IBM in East Fishkill, NY.
had responsibility for factory start up of 300mm equipment implementation, including ramp-up methodology and qualification, resolution management of process equipment issues, equipment productivity improvement, reliability, and costs.
has managed various programs in areas of equipment improvement, design, maintainability and process modeling; including plasma systems, electrostatic chuck design, optical emission spectroscopy (OES) usage in plasma diagnostics, OES signal pattern recognition software development for end-point trigger, in-situ wafer temperature measurement, ion implant design, lithography systems, plasma CVD systems, ECR plasma sources, diffusion furnaces, rapid thermal processing systems, metrology measurement equipment and more.
Draina received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from Columbia University.