The new members are Raiyomand F. Aspandiar, Intel Corporation; Steve Bezuk, Ph.D., Qualcomm; Lars Boettcher, Fraunhofer IZM Berlin; Denis Jean, Plexus Corp.; Matthew Kelly P. Eng., MBA,IBM Corporation; Heather McCormick, Celestica Inc.; Charles Mitchell , Harris Corporation; Charles G. Woychik Ph.D., GE Global Research; and Bob Willis, ASKbobwillis.com.
Led by Rob Rowland of RadiSys Corporation, the new members will be joining existing technical committee members Gerald Adams, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics; Dan Baldwin, Ph.D., Engent, Inc.; Donald Banks, Banks Consulting; Bill Barthel, Plexus; Mike Buetow, UPMedia Group / Circuits Assembly Magazine; Srinivas Chada, Ph.D., Medtronic; John Evans, Ph.D., Auburn University; Gail Stout Flower, Pennwell Publishing / SMT Magazine; Rich Freiberger, ZF Array Technology; Reza Ghaffarian, Ph.D., Jet Propulsion Labs; Steve Greathouse, Plexus Corp.; Jeff Kennedy, Celestica; Andrew Mawer, Freescale Semiconductor; Ajit Triverdi, IBM Corporation (Retired); and Paul Vianco, Ph.D., Sandia National Labs.
The SMTA International Technical Committee invites you to submit an abstract for the 2009 conference. Short course descriptions are also being solicited. Papers should describe significant results from experiments, emphasize new techniques, and contain technical, economic or appropriate test data. Materials should be original, unpublished and non-commercial in nature. Please visit the Call for Papers page for more information and to submit an abstract online. http://www.smta.org/smtai/call_for_papers.cfm
The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.