Eashwer Kollata is a Senior Design Engineer at Kateeva Inc. with over 12 years of experience in the semiconductor and alternative energy industries. He has fulfilled various critical roles in the development and design of cutting-edge equipment used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices. Many of his endeavors involved bringing up products from idea conception to the production stage. He has been a critical member of teams that built world-class reactors. Mr. Kollata has contributed to several patents in the area of Chemical Mechanical Planarization. He received his master’s degree in mechanical design engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA and a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee in India.