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Kathy Yan

  • TSMC
  • Director, NTSI (New Technology & System Integration Division)
  • Biography

Kathy Yan, currently Director of New Technology & System Integration, Advance Packaging and Test at TSMC. She is now in charge of new CoWoS-R organic interposer technology RD development for high speed HPC application, advanced packaging mechanical and thermal simulation & validation. She has been also managing new product co-development projects for system customers, across multiple packaging architecture including InFO POP, InFO-SOW, CoWoS-S and CoWoS-R. In addition She is the key player in TSMC 3D Fabric Alliance as the Memory Eco-system program owner. Prior to joining TSMC, she spend most of her career at Intel Advanced packaging RD and Medtronic technology Center in Arizona, US. She has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Master in Material Science from Auburn University.

  • Presentation

3DFabric Advanced Packaging Technology Innovations for AI/HPC

The focus of this presentation is on the latest 3DFabric technology innovations for AI and high-performance computing.

The development trends and future applications will be introduced, along with the integrated challenges faced by advanced packages. These challenges include CPI challenges with evolved advanced Si technology, large CoWoS® integrated challenges, design standard and testing integration, and 3DFabric manufacturing complexity.

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  • Company Profile


TSMC pioneered the pure-play foundry business model when it was founded in 1987 and has been the world’s leading dedicated semiconductor foundry ever since. The Company supports a thriving ecosystem of global customers and partners with the industry’s leading process technologies and portfolio of design enablement solutions to unleash innovation for the global semiconductor industry. With global operations spanning Asia, Europe, and North America, TSMC serves as a committed corporate citizen around the world.

TSMC deployed 281 distinct process technologies and manufactured 11,617 products for 510 customers in 2020 by providing broadest range of advanced, specialty and advanced packaging technology services. TSMC is the first foundry to provide 3-nanometer production capabilities, the most advanced semiconductor process technology available in the world. The Company is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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