SMTA expands corporate advisory council

Soldering & Surface Mount Technology

ISSN: 0954-0911

Article publication date: 1 August 2003



(2003), "SMTA expands corporate advisory council", Soldering & Surface Mount Technology, Vol. 15 No. 2.



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SMTA expands corporate advisory council

SMTA expands corporate advisory council

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The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is pleased to announce that Alan Rae, Vice President of technology for Cookson Electronics, has joined the association's Corporate Advisory Council. Alan holds a BSc with Honors in Chemistry from the University of Aberdeen, and a PhD in Metallurgy and Engineering Materials, as well as an MBA, from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has been awarded the Savile Shaw Medal by the Society of Chemical Engineering and has been active in NEMI, as well as the IPC. Alan is also Chair of the Optoelectronics TIG and an active participant in the Roadmap.

Alan joins Council representatives Dr Hans- Juergen Albrecht, Sr Principal Research Scientist, Siemens Berlin; Alec Babiarz, Senior Vice President, Asymtek; Jim Blankenhorn, President, SMT Plus; Craig Brown, G.M. and Vice President, DEK; Kim Hyland, Director of Engineering, Solectron; Jeff Kennedy, Director of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturers' Services Ltd; Irene Lee, Executive Director, Seagate Singapore; Roger Savage, President, Kester Northrop; Dr Hari Srihari, Binghamton University Professor; and Chris Tanner, Senior Principal Research Engineer, Nortel UK.