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AE Elects Trung T. Doan to Board of Directors

Fort Collins, Colorado, November 23, 2005—Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEIS) today announced the election of Trung T. Doan, 47, to its Board of Directors. Mr. Doan previously served as a director of Advanced Energy’s Board from July 2000 until January 2004. In September 2003, Mr. Doan began a position as Corporate Vice President, Applied Global Services at Applied Materials, Advanced Energy’s largest customer.


Mr. Doan currently serves as chairman and chief executive officer of SemiLEDs Corporation, a manufacturer of high brightness light emitting diodes (LEDs) for commercial lighting applications. His career experience spans over 20 years in the semiconductor and high-technology industries. Mr. Doan was Vice President of Process Development from 1997 to 2003 at Micron Technology, Inc., which he joined in 1988 serving a variety of management and executive positions. During 2003, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Jusung Engineering, a semiconductor/LCD equipment company based in Korea. Mr. Doan also held positions at Honeywell and Intel prior to joining Micron.

Hans Betz, president and chief executive officer of Advanced Energy, said, “We are pleased to welcome Trung back to the Board of Directors. His executive and technological expertise in semiconductor end user and semiconductor equipment industries provided strategic direction as a board member in the past. Trung’s current position in Taiwan will further complement the Board’s insight into Asian markets for semiconductor and related technologies, and we value the contributions he will make going forward.”

About Advanced Energy
Advanced Energy is a global leader in the development and support of technologies critical to high-technology, high-growth manufacturing processes used in the production of semiconductors, flat panel displays, data storage products, solar cells, architectural glass, and other advanced product applications.

Leveraging a diverse product portfolio and technology leadership, Advanced Energy creates solutions that maximize process impact, improve productivity and lower the cost of ownership for its customers. This portfolio includes a comprehensive line of technology solutions in power, flow, thermal management, and plasma and ion beam sources for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and end-users around the world.

Advanced Energy operates in regional centers in North America, Asia and Europe and offers global sales and support through direct offices, representatives, and distributors. Founded in 1981, Advanced Energy is a publicly held company traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol AEIS. For more information, please visit our corporate website: