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Inchu Chang

Senior Staff Reliability/System Engineer - EUV HPSS Project

San Jose, CA

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Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Senior Staff Reliability/System Engineer - EUV HPSS Project

NEWPORT CORPORATION
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Irvine, CA
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October 2013 to 2015

Successfully serve as Project Lead in both creating a System Reliability Block Diagram and comprehensive DFMEA activities, which form part of the light source project of next generation high-power photo lithography semiconductor equipment for chipmakers. 
• Collaborate with the Engineering team in Design and Manufacturing meetings, which has resulted in product reliability (DFR), serviceability, and manufacturability. 
• Frequently utilize ReliaSoft on Weibull analysis, Reliability Block Diagram (BlockSim) modeling, and Reliability Growth (RGA) plan. 
• Utilize MTBF, MTTR, and Availability metrics to administer reliability programs, which has resulted in enhanced reliability and multi-million dollars in potential cost savings. 
• Minimized cost by improving high-risk components in partnership with the Engineering teams. 
Laser Module Project 
• Spearhead laser diode trade off study of laser diodes technology consisting of FP, DFB, and VCSEL 
• Developed and executed test plans, and produced sample size, testing, and time estimations on laser diode and module life testing. 
• Led laser diode suppliers in all aspects of failure analysis, and played an integral role in improving the product on vendor and internal product line.

Senior Reliability Engineer

CHARGEPOINT INC
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Campbell, CA
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June 2012 to June 2013

Electrical Car Charge System 
• Effectively directed reliability program to qualify Power PCB Boards and Electromechanical Charge Systems, while overseeing resource management and implementing the test plan. 
 
ANDREW "INCHU" CHANG, 
4130 Piper Dr, San Jose, CA 95117, Phone: (949)812-2068 ♦ Email: chuinchang@yahoo.com 
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ) 
CHARGEPOINT INC., 
Senior Reliability Engineer - Electrical Car Charge System 
• Determined infant mortality failures and latent defects by applying extreme stress factors consisting of HALT, Humidity, Salt Spray, and UV to ensure product robustness. 
• Established reliability tests in component level including LCD monitors, retractors, and electro-mechanical switches. 
• Oversaw On Going Reliability Test (ORT) plan, and designed associated fixtures, and authored manufacturing execution procedures.

Senior Reliability Engineer

SORAA INC
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Fremont, CA
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2010 to 2011

Responsible for leading the set-up of reliability test laboratories and plans for single chip LED and LED array, which included the full engineering to manufacturing product lifecycle. 
• Contributed expertise in conducting Engineering qualification tests consisting of HTOL, WHTOL, PTMCL, TMCL, TMSK, mechanical shock and vibration, and solderability in alignment with the JEDEC standard. 
Key Contributions 
• Improved testing capacity and design test vehicle in collaboration with the Engineering team.

Staff R&D Engineer - Back End of Line

APPLIED MATERIALS/SOLAR BUSINESS GROUP
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Santa Clara, CA
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2008 to 2010

Conducted evaluation of Polymeric and dielectric materials, including encapsulants, pottants, sealants, and isolation tapes for next generation solar panel components. 
• Defined materials selection guidelines for engineer team based on optical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties data from suppliers and testing. 
• Analyzed new Barrier Layer soldering material, as well as next generation Buss wire technology. 
• Performed environmental tests, IV tests, hot spot, and wet insulation tests (WIR) for solar panels. 
Key Contributions 
• Established and executed component and module level qualification test plans based on evaluation of past failures. 
• Assessed and created surface treatment process with the use of the Dyne pen and contact, which enhanced performance and minimized costs. 
• Proactively addressed production issues, which included Soldering Marks, Hot spots, Lamination, yellowing, and washer. 
• Launched and led UL Certification program from the planning to qualification of PV modules. 
• Appointed to spearhead FA activities at the Santa Clara site, and lead training of the FA technician.

Senior R&D Engineer - Reliability

PROTEUS BIOMEDICAL INC
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Redwood City, CA
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2006 to 2008

Oversaw the reliability program to surpass previous milestones, which resulted in more than 2.5 million contracts. 
• Served as the lead engineer charged with performing qualification tests for new product that featured MEMS/CMOS chips. 
• Conducted in-vitro reliability tests, and qualified Phase I milestones for pacemaker leads.. 
Key Contributions 
• Achieved ten years of product lifetime with 95% reliability with 95% lower confidence level. 
• Correctly estimated Weibull, Kaplan-Meier, and exponential failure rate distribution through close analysis of test data. 
 
ANDREW "INCHU" CHANG, 
4130 Piper Dr, San Jose, CA 95117, Phone: (949)812-2068 ♦ Email: chuinchang@yahoo.com 
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ) 
PROTEUS BIOMEDICAL, 
• Introduced Accelerated Life Test (ALT) plan to confirm acceleration factors, which consisted of sample size, sample allocation, and testing time for Phase II reliability tests. 
• Created polishing and dissecting tools for SEM inspection, and conducted SEM, IR microscope, and liquid crystal to identify defects, micro-XRD and EMMI 
• Optimized reliability test parameters through Design of Experiments (DOE), which controlled corrosion processes by using the Taguchi Design Model. 
EARLIER CAREER

Senior System Engineer - Reliability

TYCO HEALTH CORP
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Pleasanton, CA
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2006 to 2006

Senior Quality/Reliability Engineer

ONETTA/BOOKHAM
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Sunnyvale, CA
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2003 to 2005

NPI Test Engineer Manager/QA Manager

APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC
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Sugar Land, TX
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2002 to 2003

Sr. Manufacturing/Process Engineer, Sr. QA Engineer

JDS UNIPHASE CORP. (E-TEK)
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San Jose, CA
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1999 to 2002

Senior Manufacturing, Process/Failure Analysis Engineer (NPI)

APPLIED MAGNETICS CORPORATION
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Goleta, CA
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1996 to 1999

Education

Ph.D. in Physics

University of California at Davis -
Davis, CA

Bachelor of Science in Electrophysics

National ChiaoTung University

Additional Information

AREAS OF EXPERTISE 
 
Reliability Engineering ● Project Leadership ● DFR, DFM & DFQ Tools ● Materials Characterization 
● (P/D)FMEA ● MTTF (FIT) Modeling & Prediction ● System Availability Prediction ● FA & RMA, CAPA, 8D Approach ● FRACA System ● Environmental Stress Tests ● SPC Multidisciplinary Collaboration 
● Semiconductor, Telecom, LD, LED, Hard Drive, Solar, and Medical Device Industries 
TESTING & TECHNICAL SKILLS 
 
• DVT, EVT, Environmental Stress Tests, ESD, HAST, HALT/HASS/HASA, Reliability Demonstration Test (RDT), Accelerated Life Test (ALT), and Ongoing Reliability Test 
• Instron tester, SEM, TEM, AFM, EDX, XRD, XPS, EMMI, EL, and IR Microscopes. 
• GR, MIL-STD, JEDEC, CE, IEC […] […] UL1703 
• Software Tools: Minitab, Relex, ReliaSoft (Weibull, Alta, BlockSim, RGA), Lab. View, JMP, and Agile.