Chemical Engineer (with Matt Templin)

What does a chemical engineer do interview with Matt Templin

In today’s episode I interview my stepbrother, Matt Templin.  Matt, as you will hear, is smart as a whip, and undertakes the difficult task of trying to explain some really complex chemical engineering concepts to us.  Grab a pen, paper, and a cup of coffee, and get ready to learn.

Interview Contents

2:30 - The 3 major fields of engineering explained.
4:00 - Manipulating energy.
5:30 - What Matt’s company does.
6:20 - Semiconductors.
10:00 - Doping.
18:30 - Deciding how much to dope something.
20:00 - P-type and N-type substrates.
23:00 - Diodes.
29:00 - What happens when you stop powering a semiconductor?
31:00 - Matt’s job as a process engineer.
34:20 - Why do we need people to process control machines?
41:45 - The other parts of Matt’s job.
43:30 - What is Matt looking at when trying to develop new processes.
46:30 - Background on Matt and advice.

Links

How Semiconductors Work

How Transistors Work

THIS EPISODE WAS MADE WITH THE SUPPORT OF

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Roxanna

Michelle & Jim Wortner

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