Dr. Yuen-Shung Chieh Joins Fairchild Imaging as Vice President of Engineering

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Dr. Yuen-Shung Chieh brings his ten years of CMOS image sensor and camera engineering and management expertise to Fairchild Imaging. Shung bolsters the company's growing CMOS image sensor design capabilities and strengthens the company's vanguard position in high performance imaging.

Fairchild Imaging, a leading manufacturer of high performance CCD and CMOS image sensors and cameras, announces that Dr. Yuen-Shung Chieh has joined the Company as Vice President of Engineering. Dr. Chieh will report directly to Mr. Charles Arduini, President and CEO. As part of its commitment to develop advanced CCD and CMOS imaging products for the aerospace, defense, dental, industrial, medical and scientific markets, Fairchild Imaging continues to assemble world class design and management talent in all fields relating to digital imaging.

Arduini says, "Dr. Chieh's addition to our team will accelerate our development of advanced imaging devices and systems. His management and engineering experience - particularly in the design of CMOS image sensors will be a great addition to our team. For the past four years we have invested significantly in our CMOS image sensor design capabilities and today our expertise in this area rivals that of our more well-known CCD prowess. Shung will be a key participant as we continue to develop our next generation of novel devices and technologies."

Dr. Chieh brings to Fairchild Imaging a decade of management and engineering experience in sensor, image processing and semiconductor fabrication. Most recently Shung was an R&D Director at Micron Technology where he led his engineering team in the development of CMOS mobile imaging sensors. Prior to that, he held various technical and management roles, including R&D manager, for the CMOS imaging business in Agilent Technologies and later Avago Technologies.

Dr. Chieh earned his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University. He also holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Chieh has numerous refereed journal publications, conference publications and patent awards.

About Fairchild Imaging, Inc.
Fairchild Imaging is a designer and manufacturer of CCD and CMOS image sensors and cameras for aerospace, industrial, medical and scientific imaging. Located in Milpitas, CA, Fairchild Imaging is a privately held corporation whose major investors include The Carlyle Group, BAE Systems, and management. Information about Fairchild Imaging is available on the worldwide web at http://www.fairchildimaging.com


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