General Director

Was born in Minsk in 1955.
In 1977 he graduated from the Minsk Institute of Radio Engineering, where his speciality was: automatic control systems.

Sergei Avakov began his career at KBTEM (Planar Corporation) in 1984 and has been working on development of the equipment for automatic inspection of planar structures layout.

He held positions of chief designer, head of laboratory, head of department, assistant chief engineer for electronics at KBTEM-OMO, technical director for Planar Corporation, chief designer of the inspection and measurement equipment at KBTEM-OMO.

He has been director of the company since 2007; in his post he supervises development of the automatic inspection systems.

In 2001 he was awarded the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus for the work on development and adoption in production of a competitive suite of precise equipment used for manufacture of high-precision master patterns of the electronics products.

In 2008 Sergei Avakov defended his thesis on "Automatic inspection of submicron planar structures layout used in the microelectronics production" and received his Doctor of Engineering in "Technology and equipment for semiconductors, materials and electronic device manufacture".

The author of over 100 publications, including 15 monographs, over 48 articles in scientific journals, 7 patents of the Republic of Belarus (2 copyright certificates).

From September 2019, he is holding the position General Director of Planar JSC.

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