Puneet Gupta, DSc
Chief Technology Officer, Samsung MEMC Polysilicon
Contact Gupta
Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory
Brauer Hall, Campus Box 1180, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63130
Phone:             (314) 935-5548

Academic background
  • B. Tech., Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1990-1994)
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis (1994-1996)
  • D.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis (1994 2002)
  • MBA, Businees Adminstration, University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business (2010-2010)
  • Executive, General Management Program, Harvard Business School (2010)

  • Director, Polysilicon R&D, MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (Feb 2008-Jan 2012)
  • Associate Fellow, MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (Dec 2006-Feb 2008)
  • Research Scientist, MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (Dec 2003-Nov 2006)
  • Hydrostatic Pads for Double Sided Grinding, patented technology for large throughput wafer-annealing process
  • Senior Chemical Engineer, Eastman Chemical Company (May 2003-Nov 2003)
  • Senior Staff Engineer, Kohler Company (Oct 2001-May 2003)
  • Staff Engineer, Kohler Company (May 2000-Sep 2001)
  • Summer Intern, MEMC Electronic Materials (1995)

Work Experience