Steven Kosier is responsible for the technology platform offerings at SkyWater, partnering with companies to align SkyWater’s process flows, PDK, and IP offerings to customer end-market applications. He is also responsible for forming and managing strategic technology partnerships and alliances, developing the company’s technology roadmap and IP strategy, enhancing corporate technical vitality, and growing the value of the company’s technology portfolio.
His background includes 25 years of experience and successive growth in technical, marketing and business leadership positions. A founding member of PolarFab and Polar Semiconductor wafer foundries, he has developed and transferred to volume production many generations of analog, mixed-signal, and high-voltage technologies for automotive and industrial end markets. Most recently, Kosier was president at Kanomax FMT, a nanoparticle measurement instrumentation start-up with industry-leading resolution down to 2 nm.
Kosier is an adjunct professor of electrical engineering at Vanderbilt University, where his research interests include radiation effects on microelectronics and semiconductor device reliability physics.
He holds 14 U.S. patents and has authored or co-authored more than 30 publications in the areas of radiation effects, high voltage and power devices, integrated magnetic sensors and nanoparticle measurement solutions.
Kosier holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Science and doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona.