Xperi Corporation (NASDAQ: XPER) (“Xperi”) today announced that Dr. Belgacem Haba, senior fellow and vice president for Xperi’s Invensas business, has been awarded his 500th U.S. patent and now holds more than 1,000 patents and patent applications worldwide. Dr. Haba’s latest patent includes the development of 3D semiconductor and integration technologies for mobile, consumer electronics, computing, data center, automotive, industrial, and scientific applications.
“We congratulate Dr. Haba on this outstanding achievement. His prolific contributions to the semiconductor space have helped create the foundation of innovative technology that enables extraordinary experiences for people around the world,” said Jon Kirchner, chief executive officer of Xperi. “Bel embodies the culture of imaginative, creative thinking that drives Xperi’s innovative spirit, and we are grateful for his ongoing success and dedication to advancements that continue to shape the future of smart technology and its application.”
Dr. Haba has made substantive contributions to the global innovation community throughout his career and is widely regarded as one of the top inventors in the world. He has authored numerous technical publications and regularly participates in top innovation-focused global conferences. Dr. Haba’s work has received numerous accolades, including a Frost & Sullivan Award and recognition by R&D Magazine’s prestigious R&D 100 awards. In 2017, he opened the Haba Institute in Algeria to help young entrepreneurs in Algeria and other countries in Africa.
In addition to his 20-plus years at Xperi, Dr. Haba was a senior staff member at Google’s data center platform division. Dr. Haba also co-founded SiliconPipe Inc., a high-speed interconnects company that was acquired by Samsung, managed the advanced packaging R&D division at Rambus, worked for the NEC Central Research Laboratories in Tokyo Japan, and for IBM Watson Research Center in New York on the applications of lasers in microelectronics.
Dr. Haba holds a doctorate degree in materials science and engineering from Stanford University, as well as two Master of Science degrees in applied physics, and materials science and engineering from Stanford, in addition to a Bachelor of Science in physics from the University of USTHB Bab-Ezzouar, Algeria.
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