DuPont’s Young Bae Elected to Semiconductor Climate Consortium Governing Council 

Press Release | Feb, 08 2023
Press Release
DuPont's Young Bae Elected to Semiconductor Climate Consortium Governing Council

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 8, 2023– – DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced that Young Bae, Ph.D., has been elected to the Semiconductor Climate Consortium (SCC) Governing Council.

The SCC is a newly formed group that emerged from the SEMI Sustainability Initiative, and is the first global, ecosystem-wide effort to advance the semiconductor industry’s response to the challenge of climate change. DuPont joined the SCC as a founding member in November 2022.

The Consortium recently completed an election to determine its inaugural Governing Council, and DuPont’s Bae was elected alongside six other industry leaders, effective immediately. Council members will guide the SCC in achieving its mission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the global semiconductor value chain, including setting priorities based on a member survey and forming working groups and their objectives.

Bae is the Global Business Director for Advanced Cleans Technologies in DuPont Electronics & Industrial. Advanced Cleans Technologies is a leader in specialty materials for precision cleaning and surface preparation in semiconductor fabrication processes, including front- and back-end-of-line wafer processes, packaging and assembly. Bae brings more than 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry in product development, technology leadership, account management, regional leadership, and business oversight to this role. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a Ph.D. in chemistry and polymer science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He completed a postdoctorate in materials science and engineering at Cornell University.

“I am honored to serve on the Semiconductor Climate Consortium’s inaugural Governing Council and look forward to being actively involved in advancing the Consortium’s mission,” said Young Bae, Global Business Director, Advanced Cleans Technologies, DuPont Electronics & Industrial. “As a leading semiconductor materials supplier, DuPont can offer insights into the role of materials in the semiconductor value chain, and I am pleased to be able to bring this perspective as we collaboratively work to drive climate progress.”  

Young Bae, Ph.D., is Global Business Director, Advanced Cleans Technologies, DuPont Electronics & Industrial.


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