Dr. Ashutosh Bhabhe is the co-founder and CEO of 14Si Solutions, offering expertise in contamination control in process liquids and gases for semiconductor manufacturing. Previous to founding this company, Bhabhe worked as a Wet Etch and Cleans Applications Manager at Entegris Corporation in the Micro Contamination Control Division. He was responsible for development of leading-edge liquid filtration and purification solutions for semiconductor fabs in North America and across the world in wet etch and cleans applications and development of new analytical methods to aid development of filters. He has 7 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, with focus on Photolithography and Wet Etch and Cleans. He received his PhD and M.S in Chemical Engineering from the Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. He has co-authored ten publications in peer reviewed scientific journals/conference proceedings.