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|StaffName = Kelly McKenzie
|StaffName = Kelly McKenzie
|StaffPhoto = McKenzie_Kelly_2.jpg
|StaffPhoto = McKenzie_Kelly_2.jpg
|JobTitle = Laboratory Technician
|JobTitle = Plasma Process Engineer
|AreasResponsibility = General Lab Support
|AreasResponsibility = Etch and Deposition
|CaltechID = kmmckenz
|CaltechID = kmmckenz
|Phone = 626-395-5732 (office)
|Phone = 626-395-5732 (office)
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===== Role in the KNI =====
===== Role in the KNI =====


Kelly is the Laboratory Technician for the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology. In her roll she supports the technical staff team across the labs in areas such as maintenance, equipment upkeep, walkthroughs, and supplies. She also works on process development and is a resource for users with lab-related questions.
Kelly is the Plasma Process Engineer for the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology. Kelly manages the KNI's suite of plasma etch and chemical vapor deposition systems, as well as the tools for wet and dry oxidation and annealing. In her roll, Kelly trains new researchers to operate the equipment and provides technical support for helping users carry out their projects' objectives.
Kelly joined Caltech in 2017 as a graduate student in the Atwater research group in the Applied Physics & Materials Science department where she completed her master's. She returned in July 2021 in her current role at the KNI.
   
   
Kelly joined Caltech in 2017 as a graduate student in the Atwater research group in the Applied Physics & Materials Science department where she completed her master's. She returned in July 2021 as the laboratory technician for the KNI.
===== Education =====
===== Education =====
   
   
Kelly received her M.S. in Materials Science from Caltech and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
Kelly received her M.S. in Materials Science from Caltech and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
===== Managed Equipment =====
Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)
* [[FlexAL II: Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) | Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD): Oxford Instruments FlexAL II]]
* [[Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) | Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD): Oxford Instruments System 100]]
Dry Etching
* [[DRIE: Bosch & Cryo ICP-RIE for Silicon | Silicon Etcher: Oxford Instruments DRIE System 100 Bosch & Cryo ICP-RIE]]
* [[ICP-RIE: III-V, Metal & Silicon Etcher | III-V Material, Metal & Silicon Etcher: Oxford Instruments System 100 ICP-RIE]]
* [[ICP-RIE: Dielectric Etcher | Dielectric Material Etcher: Oxford Instruments Dielectric System 100 ICP-RIE]]
* [[Dual Chamber RIE: Silicon, III-V Material & Organics Etcher | Silicon, III-V Material & Organics Etcher: Plasma-Therm Dual Chamber RIE]]
* [[Tergeo Plus ICP- & CCP-RIE: Oxygen & Argon Plasma Cleaner | Oxygen & Argon Plasma Cleaner: PIE Scientific Tergeo Plus ICP- & CCP-RIE]]
* [[XeF2 Etcher for Silicon | XeF<sub>2</sub> Etcher for Silicon]]
Thermal Processing
* [[Tube Furnaces for Wet & Dry Processing | Tube Furnaces: Tystar Tytan 1 & 2 (Wet & Dry Oxidation and Annealing)]]

Latest revision as of 19:44, 16 February 2022

Kelly McKenzie
McKenzie Kelly 2.jpg
Title Plasma Process Engineer
Responsibilities Etch and Deposition
Email kmmckenz@caltech.edu
Phone 626-395-5732 (office)
Office 130 Steele

About

Role in the KNI

Kelly is the Plasma Process Engineer for the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology. Kelly manages the KNI's suite of plasma etch and chemical vapor deposition systems, as well as the tools for wet and dry oxidation and annealing. In her roll, Kelly trains new researchers to operate the equipment and provides technical support for helping users carry out their projects' objectives.

Kelly joined Caltech in 2017 as a graduate student in the Atwater research group in the Applied Physics & Materials Science department where she completed her master's. She returned in July 2021 as the laboratory technician for the KNI.

Education

Kelly received her M.S. in Materials Science from Caltech and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Managed Equipment

Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)

Dry Etching

Thermal Processing