Daniel Brown

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Daniel Brown
Ph.D., Laser Physics, B.S., Physics, University of New England, New South Wales, Australia
Vice President
Technology Development


Daniel Brown, Ph.D., is Vice President of Technology Development since completion of Cymer’s merger with ASML Holding, Ltd., in May 2013. Brown served as Vice President and Technology Development Officer for Cymer, Inc. from 2010-2013. Prior to 2010 he held the positions of Vice President, Technology Development and Vice President, Engineering within the Deep-Ultraviolet Product Group at Cymer. Brown is chartered with overseeing the technology activities for the company’s EUV light source development and deep-ultraviolet light source products to meet the demands of the semiconductor marketplace.

Prior to joining Cymer in 2000, Brown served for over 11 years in various Australian Research Council Fellow positions at Macquarie University (located in Sydney, Australia) including Australian Senior Research Fellow and Australian Research Fellow, responsible for development of novel high-power ultraviolet laser sources based on nonlinear frequency conversion of high-pulse-rate laser systems. Dr. Brown holds a Doctorate degree in Physics and a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of New England in Australia.

SDSU Affiliations:

  • College of Engineering – Advisory Board