Helder Fonseca

Facility Manager
Micro and Nanofabrication Facility 

Helder Fonseca is a Research engineer at INL since 2009, His tasks are mainly dedicated to microfabrication processing where he is responsible for the systematic development, monitoring and maintenance of several dry etching and chemical vapor deposition tools and processes.

Working on INL since its beginning, he was involved in the selection, installation and acceptance of new nanofabrication tools and in the area of RIE and CVD.

In the past, he worked at Portuguese Technological Centre for Textile Industries where he participated in several product development projects and provided technical consulting to companies. He received a Degree and Master in Materials Engineering from University of Minho in 2005, where he developed research work in the field of thin films deposition by PVD.