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Ronald D. Rossi
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I am an Principal Technical Staff Member with Globalfoundries in Essex Junction, Vermont. I work in ASIC Customer Quality and am responsible for issues related to Shipped Product Quality Level (SPQL). This has me doing a great deal of trouble shooting and interfacing with our customers. I started with IBM in 1985 and have a significant and broad work history having transitioned to Globalfoundries in 2015 with their acquisition of the IBM ASIC business and fabs.

  • Test Generation and Diagnostics
  • Physical Failure Analysis
  • Circuit Design and Layout
  • Manufacturing Test and Burnin
  • Customer Applications
  • Lab Test and Characterization
  • Process Engineering
  • Field Application Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Tactical Marketing
Office: (720) 342-4249  E-mail: kk1l AT comcast DOT net 

I share three patents in the fields of SRAM design, Test, and Process Engineering..

My greatest passions are my wife, family, and the Catholic Faith. Following a pretty close second is Amateur Radio, specifically contesting. I am a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. My wife and I are certified teachers of Natural Family Planning. We also volunteer as a Pre-Cana teaching couple. I have been volunteering in EMS as an EMT since 1986. I currently volunteer with Essex Rescue.

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