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Technical Advisory Committee

The distinguished SMTA International Technical Advisory Committee includes electronics manufacturing and packaging experts representing all facets of the industry. The Committee designed the conference program to ensure that today's latest trends and developments are fully addressed. They are an important component of the SMTA Brain Trust™.

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Raiyo Aspandiar, Ph.D.

Intel Corporation

Co-Conference Director


Richard Coyle, Ph.D.

Nokia Bell Labs

Co-Conference Director


Julie Silk

Keysight Technologies

VP of Technical Programs

Technical Committee Members

Colette Anctil, Collins Aersospace
Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology - TI Track Director
Babak Arfaei, Ph.D., Juniper Networks
Raiyo Aspandiar, Ph.D., Intel Corporation - LTS Track Director
Nilesh Badwe, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Jasbir Bath, Bath Consultancy
Andy Behr, Panasonic
Elizabeth Benedetto, HP Inc.
Mike Bixenman, DBA, MBA, KYZEN Corporation
Lars Boettcher, Fraunhofer IZM Berlin
Robert Boguski, Datest Corporation - INS Track Co-Director
Richard Brooks, Spartronics
Keith Bryant, KB Consultancy - INS Track Co-Director
Kevin Byrd, Intel Corporation
Bill Capen, Honeywell FM&T
Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc.
Burton Carpenter, NXP Semiconductors - APT Track Director
Srinivas Chada, Ph.D., Project Kuiper-Amazon
Lenora Clark, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions - HPR Track Co-Director
Jean-Paul Clech, EPSI, Inc.
Marie Cole, IBM Corporation (retired)
William Cooper, John Deere Electronics Solutions Inc.
Eric Cotts, Ph.D., Binghamton University
Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs - IRR Track Director
Priyanka Dobriyal, Ph.D., Intel Corporation - WLP Director

Chloe Feng, Nokia Bell Labs
Michael Ford, Aegis Software
Trevor Galbraith, Global SMT & Packaging
James Elliott Fowler, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories
Jie Geng, Ph.D., Indium Corporation
Faramarz Hadian, Ph.D., Binghamton University
Sa'd Hamasha, Ph.D., Auburn University
Carol Handwerker, Ph.D., Purdue University
Md Hasnine, Ph.D., Qorvo, Inc.
David Hillman, Hillman Electronic Assembly Solutions
Jason Keeping, Celestica, Inc. - MAT Track Co-Director
Jeffrey Kennedy, ZESTRON Corporation - MFX Track Director
Robert Kinyanjui, Ph.D., John Deere Electronics Solutions Inc. - HPR Track Co-Director
Richard Kraszewski, Plexus Corp. - MAT Track Co-Director
Pradeep Lall, Ph.D., Auburn University
Dale Lee, Plexus Corp.
Tanya Martin, SMTA
Andrew Mawer, NXP Semiconductors
Tim Pearson, Collins Aerospace
Scott Priore, Cisco
Anto Raj, Medtronic
Chrys Shea, Shea Engineering Services
Rajen Sidhu, Ph.D., AMD
Julie Silk, Keysight Technologies
Gregory Vance, Rockwell Automation
Charles Woychik, Ph.D., Skywater Technologies

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