John Taddei is the Director of Process Engineering Development at Veeco Instruments’ Precision Surface Processing (PSP) business unit. Prior to his current position he was the Process Lab Director where he developed the advanced packaging toolsets and processes to assist PSP customers. Prior to joining Veeco he was a project manager in the Industrial Gas industry working in cryogenics and specialty gas applications, mainly related to the semiconductor industry. John holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Physics from Lebanon Valley College.