Dr. Ahmed Nejim obtained his PhD in 1990 in Ion-Solid interaction. A wide experience in semiconductor processing was obtained in 17 years of research in material science, semiconductor physics and microelectronic design. Experience in lecturing, mentoring and facility management. 15 years of technical project management, European multinational projects, Liaison research fellow of a UK national research facility in contact with national industry and national and international academia. Since 2001 he has been working at Silvaco supporting TCAD software users and developing collaborative projects. He acts as the EU R&D Project Director for Silvaco.