This presentation focuses on three major areas of defects in SMT: design, assembly and the quality of incoming materials including surface finishes, reflow and some of the unsettled issues in lead free wave soldering and their root causes. You are also encouraged to bring the photos/slides of your pesky defects for discussion and root cause analysis.
Systronix, Inc. will be providing factory tours to a select group of attendees. We hope you can attend this special evening with Ray Prasad, keep your skills up to date, and enjoy the networking opportunities with others in our industry. We extend a special invitation to students for this event. We are in the process of forming an SMTA student chapter and welcome those who would like to participate in the formation process.
Mr. Prasad is the recipient of SMTA's Member of Distinction Award and IPC President's award for his contribution to the advancement of electronics industry and recipient of Intel's highest award � Intel Achievement Award. He is a columnist for the SMT magazine and also serves on its advisory board.
Mr. Prasad received his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the Regional Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur in India and MS in Materials Science and Engineering and MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He is a registered Professional Metallurgical Engineer.