Technical Talk By Steve Roux

The Wits Optics Student Chapter is hosting a technical talk by Research Director of ASML, Steve Roux. The talk will focus on an introduction to ASML, lithography and Moore’s law and will cover some recent advances in this field. The talk will be held virtually and is free for those interested to attend. Please contact us on any of our social media platforms should you require more information.

Steve Roux has worked at ASML for more than twenty years, primarily on the most advanced Lithography tool designs. He currently manages a small Research Team in the Wilton Connecticut branch of ASML. He has worked as a mechanical design engineer, in mechatronics design, systems engineering, as well as various management positions. Prior to ASML Steve worked for IBM at the T. J. Watson Research Centre as a technician and later as a mechanical engineer. He holds a MSME from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is named as an inventor on more than 35 US patents. Steve is originally from South Africa. As a young man he spent 12 years on various ships before immigrating to the USA where he started his Engineering career. He is active in sports car racing and lives with his wife and pets in the woods in Connecticut.