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Dr. Jennie S. Hwang will deliver a professional development course on “Preventing Manufacturing Defects and Product Failure” at the virtual SMTAI conference on October 5 (11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.). For more information, click here.
Dr. Hwang will also deliver two courses at the virtual IMAPS International Microelectronics and Packaging Symposium on October 7 (3:00–5:00 p.m.) and October 8 (1:00–3:00 p.m.) on “Packaging/Board Integrity and Solder Joint Reliability” and “Prevent Product Failure: Tin Whisker and Intermetallic Compounds,” respectively.
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Further, Dr. Hwang was recently appointed to the Board on Army RDT&E, Systems Acquisition, and Logistics (BARSL), which was recently established to advise the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASA[ALT]), the U.S. Department of Defense, on national security, engineering, technological, operational, management, and logistical issues.
The Board focuses on helping the operations of the nation’s primary land force and the Joint Force maintain overmatch against adversaries by deploying the most advanced capabilities and embracing advanced artificial intelligence, autonomy, big data analytics, hardened network across all operating domains and in cyberspace, electronic warfare and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Concurrently, Dr. Hwang continues to serve as the Chairman of both the Assessment Board of Army Research Laboratory and the Army Research Program Review and Analysis Committee. She also serves on the Committee on Technical Programs of the National Institute of Standards and Technology of the Department of Commerce and the National Laboratory Assessments Board.
To read Dr. Hwang's SMT columns, click here.