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welcome to the home page of the IEEE-CPMT Phoenix chapter. The purpose of this page is to provide information about the meetings and events we sponsor. We attempt to have (i) a monthly seminar (ii) one technical tutorial per year and (iii) a workshop in participation with the WAD chapter.

We welcome and invite participation from speaker across the valley. Please contact us for suggestions about speakers/seminar & tutorial topics. Contact!


  Title Speaker / Affiliation
29-Sep Flexible Printed Electronics (Macroelectronics) Dr. Robert Reuss, Consultant
25-Aug Package Benchmarking and Key Trends Mr. Joe Barrett, Director, ATTD Industry Intelligence and Analysis, Intel Corporation
18-Mar System Integration using Fan-out Wafer Level Package Scott Hayes, Packaging Technology Manager, Freescale Semiconductor
23-Jun The Semblant Plasma Finish for Printed Circuit Boards Mr. Greg Thomas, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Customer Service, Semblant, Inc., Chandler, Arizona 85286-1574

  Title Speaker / Affiliation
4-Nov Microelectronics Packaging Research and Education at ASU Prof. Amaneh Tasooji, Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical, and Materials Engineering Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
22-Jul Tailoring nanostructures towards developing portable diagnostics tools for clinical applications Dr. Shalini Prasad, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, Biomedical Engineering Department, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR and Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Portland State University
17-Jun Film-Bulk-Acoustic-Resonator for Sensing Biological / Chemical Molecules Dr. Junseok Chae, PhD, Assistant Professor,
Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 
20-May Translational Nanoengineering for Medicine Dr. Pak Kin Wong, PhD, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering & Bio5 Institute,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
22-Apr Intellectual Property in Today’s World Mr. Ed Mischen, Founder and Director, In-Source International Consulting Services, 4400 East Ridgewood Lane, Gilbert, AZ – 85298
18-Mar Design and Development of Microwaver Connectors. How mm Waver connectors differe from RF connectors? Mr. David H. Shaff, General Manager, Microwave Product Division, Southwest Microwave, Inc. (Tempe, AZ)
11-Feb Optimizing Return on Investment Through Effective Project Management Structure and Processes Mr. Mike McCloskey, Project Management Office, RF Division , Freescale Semiconductor, Tempe, AZ 85284

  Title Speaker / Affiliation
10-Dec ITRS Assembly & Packaging Roadmap Mr. Debendra Mallik, Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona
8-Oct Electronics in Space System Applications Mr. Rajul Parekh, Supplier Program Manager, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Chandler, Arizona
17-Sep Characterization of Nano Devices and Nano Characterization of Materials Dr. Dieter K. Schroder, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Center for Solid State Electronics Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-5706
27-Aug High-Bandwidth Microprocessor Packaging: Trends, Solutions, and Issues Dr. Henning Braunisch, Process Technology Development Engineer, Component Research, Intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona
13-Aug Overview of FA Methodologies for Integrated Circuits Mr. Ryan Ross, Senior Failure Analysis Engineer, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., Tempe, Arizona
25-Jun MEMS Sensors and Packaging Dr. Junseok Chae, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
14-May Nano and Micro Technology-Based Next-Generation Electronics Cooling Dr. Ravi S. Prasher, Intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona
27-Feb Confidentiality Agreements: What you Need to Know Mr. Fredric D. Bellamy, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Phoenix, Arizona.
30-Jan Materials Challenges for High Density Microprocessor Packaging Dr. Gans Ganesan, Senior Staff Packaging Engineer, Intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona.

Past Seminars

March, 2007 Technical Seminar AnnouncementWednesday, March 21st, 2007
Topic: Role of Materials in Microelectronics: Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Dr. Subhash Mahajan, Regents' Professor and Director, School of Materials, Arizona State University , Tempe , Arizona
Click [here] to download the details.