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  • 2020 ASME EPPD Awards: Call for Nominations

    2020 ASME EPPD Awards: Call for Nominations

    Deadline:   Sunday, July 19, 2020

     

    ASME’s Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division (EPPD) is soliciting nominations for the following annual division awards:

    1. EPPD Excellence in Mechanics Award
    2. EPPD Women Engineer Award
    3. EPPD Early Career Engineer Award
    4. EPPD Student Member of the Year Award

     

    Complete nominations should be submitted by email to both SB Park (sbpark@binghamton.edu) and Koneru Ramakrishna (rama@ieee.org), Chair & Co-Chair of the 2020 EPPD Awards Committee, and are due by Sunday, July 19, 2020. Please include the words “Nomination for EPPD Award: category” in the subject line of your email. The following items are required in each nomination packet:

    1. Nomination letter summarizing Nominee’s qualifications and accomplishments
    2. Nominee’s CV/Bio (50 pages or less).
    3. Up to 3 letters of support.
    4. Nominee’s ASME membership status and primary/secondary membership in EPPD. Adding ASME membership numbers helps, but, not required.
    5. State nominee’s current ASME membership status, ASME member number, and the primary Division the nominee is associated with.

     

    The nominations will be evaluated by the EPPD Awards Committee, which consists of past senior members of EPPD and some of the past winners. The awards will be announced in prior to 2020 ASME InterPACK and will be presented during the Conference.

     

    Details of the Awards follow.

    1. 1.    Excellence in Mechanics Award
      1. The award is to recognize outstanding contributions to the applications of engineering mechanics in the field of electronic and/or photonic packaging, including stress analysis, reliability study, experimental methods and computational modeling.
      2. Emphasis will be placed on seminal work and product innovation and product development demonstrated through technical publications and patents.

     

    1. 2.    EPPD Women Engineer Award
      1. The award is to recognize a woman engineer with significant technical achievements in the area of electronic and photonic packaging demonstrated through papers, patents, or product development.
      2. Contributions to EPPD activities (conferences, committees, Journal of Electronic Packaging, K16 etc.) are also important considerations.
      3. Nominee must be a primary or a secondary member of EPPD for at least last 1 year prior to nomination, or has demonstrated active involvement and outstanding contributions to InterPACK conference for the past 3 consecutive years.

     

    1. 3.    EPPD Early Career Engineer Award
      1. The award is to recognize a young engineer with significant technical achievements in the career in the area of electronic and photonic packaging demonstrated through papers, patents, or product development.
      2. Contributions to EPPD activities (conferences, committees, Journal of Electronic Packaging, K16 etc.) are very important.
      3. Nominee must be a primary or a secondary member of EPPD for at least last 1 year prior to nomination, or has demonstrated active involvement and outstanding contributions to InterPACK conference for the past 3 consecutive years.
      4. Nominee must be within 10 years since the last degree received before December 31, 2020 (the year of the award).

     

    1. 4.    EPPD Student Member of the Year Award
      1. Nominee must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student conducting research in the area of electronic and photonic packaging.
      2. The award is to recognize a current student, who has excelled in research and has shown demonstrated strong contributions to the field of electronic and photonic packaging.
      3. Must demonstrate active participation in conferences such as EPPD’s InterPACK, IMECE, ITherm and such.

     

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  • 2020 Call for Nominations: Member-at-Large, EPPD Executive Committee

    Call for Nominations: Member-at-Large, EPPD Executive Committee 

    Deadline: July 25, 2020

    The Executive Committee of the Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division (EPPD) is seeking nominations for a new member-at-large committee member.

    According to the EPPD Rules of Operation, "Each year, an open nomination shall be conducted within the Division to elect the new Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee. The Member-at-Large elect shall commit to serve for a five-year term with annual rotation through the following seniority ladder: Member-at-Large to Secretary to Treasurer to Vice Chair to Chair." Main duties of the member-at-large during the first year include participating in and contributing to the EPPD Executive Committee decision making process, updating and maintaining (working with ASME staff) the EPPD webpage, and carrying out special tasks assigned by the Executive Committee from time to time.  In keeping with the rotation between industry and academia, the 2020 member-at-large should be from academia or a National Lab. Every member of EPPD in good standing (primary or secondary) is eligible to submit nominations (including self-nominations) to the Chair of the Nominating Committee.  The nominee should already be (or be willing to become) an EPPD member.

    Please send nominations to the Nominating Committee Chair, Mehdi Asheghi (masheghi@stanford.edu) by July 25, 2020. The nomination should include the following material:

    1.   Nomination letter (Maximum 2 pages)

    2.   Copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae highlighting specific involvement in ASME activities in general and EPPD in particular. These activities may include conference/journal publications, patents, session or topic organization, membership on journal editorial board(s), journal and/or conference papers reviewed (Maximum 2 pages)

    The nomination letter should clearly state:

    1.    the nominee's qualifications

    2.    experience in engaging the electronic and photonic packaging communities,

    3.    interest in working with the EPPD, and record of sustained professional services.

    It is assumed that the nominator has already received concurrence from the nominee that she/he is willing to serve if elected.

    Thank you

    Mehdi Asheghi

    Adjunct Professor

    Stanford University

    Mechanical Engineering Department

     

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  • EPPD Awards: 2020 Call for Nominations

    ASME’s Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division (EPPD) is soliciting nominations for the following annual division awards:


    1. EPPD Excellence in Mechanics Award
    2. EPPD Women Engineer Award
    3. EPPD Early Career Engineer Award
    4. EPPD Student Member of the Year Award

    Complete nominations should be submitted by email to both SB Park (sbpark@binghamton.edu) and Koneru Ramakrishna (rama@ieee.org), Chair & Co-Chair of the 2020 EPPD Awards Committee, and are due by Sunday, July 5, 2020.

    Click here for more information. 

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