IMAPS Chesapeake Chapter
Wednesday, March 30
3:00 Registration, Networking, and Participant Introductions.
3:30 “Reliability of Printed Circuit Boards in Humid Environments.”
Michael Azarian, Research Scientist at the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering
(CALCE) of the University of Maryland
Dr. Azarian’s research on reliability of electronic products covers electrochemical migration, capacitor
reliability, prognostics, and tribology. He holds 5 U.S. patents for inventions in data storage and
contamination control. Before joining CALCE, he spent 13 years in the disk drive, advanced materials,
and fiber optics industries.
4:00 “Using Manifold Microchannel Coolers to Reduce the Power Electronics Thermal Stack.”
Ms. Lauren Boteler, Mechanical Engineer, Army Research Laboratory
Lauren Boteler has been working as a packaging and thermal management engineer at the Army
Research Laboratory for over five years. She has a Mechanical Engineering degree and is currently
finishing her PhD. Her packaging expertise focuses on power electronics and MEMS.
4:30 Break (beverages served)
4:45 “Reliability and Testing of Medical Devices, both Implanted and Non-implanted.”
William Regnault, Senior Materials Scientist, U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Dr. Regnault is the Senior Materials Scientist of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the FDA.
He joined the FDA in 1985 and has worked on numerous projects dealing with the effects of fabrication
processes and in-use service conditions on the long-term stability and reliability of biomaterials and medical
5:15 Event wrap-up. Ideas for next event. Elections logistics. Other business.
|Early registration ends on Mar 14, 2011.|
Regular registration starts on Mar 15, 2011 and ends on Mar 26, 2011.
Late registration starts on Mar 27, 2011.
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