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Dr. John U. KnickerbockerDistinguished Engineer and IBM Research ManagerIBM

Dr. Knickerbocker is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Academy member and IBM manager within the Healthcare and Life Sciences organization at IBM Research.  His focus is on precision diagnostics and sensing devices.

He received his PhD degree in 1982 from the University of Illinois studying Materials Science & Engineering.

He has 20 years experience at IBM Microelectronics in packaging development and technology transfer into manufacturing for IBM and client products.   He has 16 years experience at IBM Research leading next generations of packaging technology including: 2.5D and 3D technology, healthcare precision sensors and precision diagnostic technology, developing miniaturization technology, integration & testing technology and integrated micro-systems & solutions.

Dr. Knickerbocker has authored or co-authored over 300 patents / patent applications and more than 85 technical papers, presentations and publications

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