Academic Research Capabilities at SEMI-THERM 2010

Eight Noted Professors To Present Summaries Of Their Current Research

Jan 07, 2010, 06:00 ET from SEMI-THERM

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The SEMI-THERM 26th Annual Semiconductor Thermal Measurement, Modeling and Management Symposium announced today that eight noted professors will be summarizing their current research projects at the SEMI-THERM Conference, on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 6:30PM. This special session provides a unique opportunity for engineers, managers and decision makers to gain an insight into thermal-oriented electronics research ongoing at the academic level. SEMI-THERM 26 takes place at the Santa Clara Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Santa Clara, CA from February 21 through February 25, 2010.

The following is a list of the Professors and the schools which they represent:

Robert J. Moffat, Ph.D., Session Chairman, Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Emeritus), Stanford University

Yogendra Joshi, Ph.D., G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Alfonso (Al) Ortega, Ph.D., College of Engineering, Villanova University

Ken Goodson, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Stanford University

Dereje Agonafer, Ph.D., Director Electronics, MEMS & Nanoelectronics, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dept., Univ. of Texas at Arlington

Peter E. Raad, Ph.D., P.E., Director Mechanical Engineering Department, Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University

Van P. Carey, Ph.D., Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Director, Energy and Information Technologies Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

Kazuaki Yazawa Ph.D., Project Scientist, Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz

"For the first time, SEMI-THERM has tapped notable researchers in the field of thermal measurement, management, and modeling," said SEMI-THERM Steering Committee Chairman, Bernie Siegal, President of Thermal Engineering Associates, "and we are fortunate to have an outstanding slate of researchers from universities that are leaders in our field."

This presentation will be free of charge to all registered SEMI-THERM symposium and exhibit-only registrants.


SEMI-THERM is the world's largest symposium for the thermal measurement, modeling and management field and is held annually. 2010 is the 26th year for SEMI-THERM and it is being held at the Hyatt Regency and Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA.

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