Twenty Two Years at Nova and Still Going Strong
Her mother was a pediatrician who chose to prioritize time with her children over her career. Tamar Kam decided to take a more balanced approach in her career, family, and life choices.
How does a young woman passionate about art from western India, become a nanoscale engineer in the Silicon Valley? Dr. Madhulika Korde’s story is one of self-motivation, a love of technology, and an inquisitive, innovative mind that sees the impossible as a starting point and thrives on challenge.
Dora Kholmiansy, an algorithm developer at Nova, took a deep breath before calling who she hoped would be her future manager, Kobi Barkan, Nova’s Algorithms Group Manager. She was already deep into the hiring process, which had taken place during the Covid-19 pandemic. All interviews had been done via Zoom, and nobody noticed she was pregnant.
One of the biggest challenges for nanoscale fabrication is how to measure devices on such a minute scale. As the semiconductor industry demands ever smaller devices, the need for reliable, robust measurements for quality control and process optimization increases.
Dov Jerichover is Nova's commercial lawyer. In his free time, he loves to take trips with his family. He is also well known for his cooking and baking talent. Here is his personal story of him showing empathy at work to make work from home experience much more effective.
Dr. Daphna Peimer is an algorithm developer at Nova since 2015. Had she not turned to engineering, she would probably have been a dancer. Still, she chose the academic route, leading to a Ph.D., based on extensive research of a new and long-lived elementary particle.
Over the recent years, a revolution is brewing in the semiconductor industry. The long-standing trend of transistor density increase and performance-per-watt improvements, described by Moore’s law and Dennard scaling, are now facing fundamental physical limits.
“If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room." says Daniel Fishman product marketing manager at Nova, in charge of the Nova ELIPSON product line. Daniel Walks us through some of his professional and personal highlights.
We were lucky to sit down with Dr. Shay Wolfling, CTO and Zohar Gil, Chief Marketing and Business Develop Officer at Nova, for a conversation about digitalization, how it’s taking the world by storm, and what that means for Nova and the semiconductor industry.
We always hear how Nova is all about the people, and this is even more true since COVID entered our lives. So, we sat down with Sharon Dayan, Chief Human Resources Officer at Nova, for a conversation about COVID, people and everything in-between.