The Micro/Nano Fabrication Center at the University of Arizona



Omid Mahdavi |

Facility Manager- Omid has a solid management experience in R&D as well as manufacturing. He was a former Sr. technologist at Motorola, Burr Brown, & Texas Instruments Inc. prior to joining the Center as a Manager. He has been a consultant to industry on process & quality improvements. He has authored/co-authored a number of publications in semiconductor processing & nano fabrication. He has a degree in Engineering Management, as well as Master's degrees in Chemical Engineering & in Biomedical Engineering.

Phone: (520) 621-9849, Fax: (520) 626-7877


Steve Orozco |

Research Engineer- Steve operates & maintains most of the Center's equipment with special expertise in precision dicing. He has a solid processing background and assists clients with their complex processing needs. He is also in charge of the day-to-day operations & maintenance of our UHP water as well as the waste treatement facilities. He is the Risk Management safety coordinator.Steve has a degree in Electrical Engineering

Phone: (520) 626-1524, Fax: (520) 626-7877



Gregg Cure |

Maintenance Supervisor- Recipient of the 2009 Staff Excellence award. Gregg brings 25 years of industry experience. Before joining the Center, he was the site coordinator for SpeedFam-IPEC for both domestic and Southeast Asia operations. He is an avid scuba-diver and vacuum tube audiophile.

Phone: (520) 626-1987, Fax: (520) 626-7877



Peter Munz |

Process Intern- Peter has a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arizona. He has prior industrial experience working for Siemens in Europe. He supports the Center with process improvement, maintenance, & mechanical design.




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