Benjamin Gross, Ph.D.

Dr. Gross is a Chemist and Systems Engineer with the Design for Sustainability Center of Excellence at Applied Materials, where he works in close partnership with the product engineering groups to reduce energy and chemical use in our process equipment. He supports Applied’s 3 x 30 initiative and is responsible for the metrics used to monitor progress toward our efficiency improvement goals. Ben has 14 years combined experience in strategic consulting and technical supply chain development. He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley, both in chemistry.