Vandana V Mukherjee  Vandana V Mukherjee photo         

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Academy of Technology LogoResearch Manager, Medical Imaging Solutions and Genomics, Healthcare Life Sciences
Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  American Chemical Society  |  AMIA  |  SPIE  |  Women in Technology (WIT)  |  Women in Technology International (WITI)


Currently working as a Research Manager in the area of AI and Cognitive Software focussing on developing innovative solutions in medical imaging, natural language processing, knowledge curation, genomics, studying microbial life in understanding diseases tied to genomics and metagenomics. Focused on developing research elements which lead to new products in IBM Watson Health Imaging Business Unit. Focused on delivery of new products involving multimodal clinical decision support for healthcare via biomedical imaging and text analytics, machine learning and deep learning.

Previous Experience:

Senior Manager with 15+ years of leadership and management experience in semiconductor research, development and manufacturing. Specialization in Photolithography Process, Process Controls, Defectivity, Immersion Lithography, Analytical Characterization and Physical Failure Analysis.

Experienced in strategic planning and operational execution, Manufacturing startup and operations, capital planning and budget management, matrix management, supplier and customer relations.

Proven track record in NPI and delivering advanced semiconductor technologies into manufacturing with quality.

Currently managing a global Memory/Flash/SSD development team responsible for delivering memory subsystem solutions across power and mainframe systems in 22nm technology..

Specialties: Semiconductor development and manufacturing, Manufacturing yield learning,
Vendor and Supplier management, Photo lithography, Physical Failure Analysis, Characterization, Process analysis and troubleshooting, Memory Subsystem development, Strategic Planning and Operational Execution, Operations Start-Up, Capital Planning and Budget, Change Management, Team Building and leadership, Matrix Management and Cross Collaboration