Omkaram (Om) Nalamasu

Senior Vice President and CTO

Applied Materials, Inc.

President, Applied Ventures, LLC

A world-renowned expert in materials science and technology and one of the industry’s respected forward thinkers, Dr Nalamasu has championed a renewed focus on the company’s innovation culture through various internal development programs and open innovation methods. He has strengthened Applied Materials’ strategic relationships with universities and research institutes around the world including IIT Bombay.


Dr Nalamasu has made seminal contributions to the fields of optical lithography and polymeric materials science and technology. He has received numerous awards, authored more than 180 papers, review articles and books, and holds more than 35 patents.