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2017 Society Awards - Your Help Needed
Nomination Deadline: August 1, 2017

by David Seeger
IMAPS First Past President and 2017 Awards Chairman


Awards Nomination Form

Past Award Winners:
Daniel C. Hughes, Jr. Award
| William D. Ashman Award | John A. Wagnon Award | Fellow of the Society Award |
Corporate Recognition Award | Sidney J. Stein International Award
| Lifetime Achievement Award | Outstanding Educator Award |
President's Award
| Founder's Award

IMAPS has many deserving members who have given their time, energy, and expertise to ensure our industry has a robust future.  Every year IMAPS members are asked to point out those Society’s members who have done such notable work that they deserve the distinction of the Society’s awards to publicly acknowledge their accomplishments.   The awards presentation will be on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, during a special award ceremony.

You can make sure these deserving members are recognized by nominating them for one of our prestigious awards!  The 2017 Awards Nominating Committee is actively seeking nominations for these awards.  Nominees for each award are evaluated by their respective Selection Committee. The Award Committees are chaired by the First Past President.

The seven awards presented annually are: the Daniel D. Hughes, Jr. Memorial Award; the William D. Ashman Achievement Award; the John A. Wagnon Technical Achievement Award; the Fellow of the Society Award; the Corporate Recognition Award; the International Award; and the Outstanding Educator Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award is also an individual award, but will be awarded only occasionally when a deserving individual is identified and nominated.

Criteria for each award are as follows:

The Daniel C. Hughes, Jr. Memorial Award is the highest, most prestigious annual honor, and is awarded to the individual who, in the opinion of the Daniel C. Hughes, Jr. Memorial Award Selection Committee, has the greatest combination of technical achievements related to microelectronics, combined with outstanding contributions supporting the microelectronics industry, academic achievement, or support and service to IMAPS. One must be an IMAPS member in good standing for a minimum of five years to qualify for this Award. Recipients of this award automatically become Life Members and Fellows of the Society.

The William D. Ashman Achievement Award recognizes an individual who, in the opinion of the William D. Ashman Achievement Award Selection Committee, has provided significant technical contributions to the electronics packaging industry, while participating and demonstrating support of activities to enhance the electronics packaging profession as a member. Recipients of this award automatically become Life Members and Fellows of the Society.

The John A. Wagnon Technical Achievement Award is given to a member of the Society who, in the opinion of the John A. Wagnon Technical Achievement Award Selection Committee, has made outstanding technical contributions related to microelectronics technology. The award may be given for a specific accomplishment, for a number of accomplishments over a period of years, or for general overall contributions to the microelectronics industry.

The Fellow of the Society Award honors and recognizes those who, in the opinion of the Fellow of the Society Award Selection Committee, have made significant and continuing contributions to IMAPS over the years at any level – local or national. A nominee must have been an IMAPS member for five (5) consecutive years. Examples of the nomination criteria usually considered for this award are: (1) service as an officer of a local chapter or in a national office; (2) service as a member of a local, regional, or national committee or task force; and/or (3) presentation of papers or conducting of short courses at local, regional, or national symposia. Recipients of this award automatically become Life Members of the Society.

The Corporate Recognition Award honors and recognizes a corporation (or the appropriate division or department of a corporation) that in the opinion of the Corporate Recognition Award Selection Committee has made significant technical contributions to the microelectronics industry, while demonstrating support of IMAPS through participation in such activities as Organizational and Regular Memberships, promoting member participation in IMAPS-sponsored activities, sponsorships, Educational Foundation contributions, and by exhibiting at the Annual Symposium.

The Sidney J. Stein International Award recognizes an individual who, in the opinion of the Sidney J. Stein International Awards Selection Committee, has provided significant international technical and/or leadership contributions to the microelectronics packaging industry, while participating and demonstrating support of IMAPS International activities to enhance the electronics packaging profession. A minimum of 5 years service with an International IMAPS chapter is a pre-requisite. The following points should be delineated in the nomination form.

Personal capacity:

  • Has a good overview of a considerable part of IMAPS' technology palate and has a good understanding of the technical dissemination process.
  • Has minimum 4 years of professional experience in these fields.
  • Has tirelessly spent his/her own resources for the good of the organization.

Personal achievement:

  • Patent OR New technology OR Paper award OR Business success that is related to the IMAPS portfolio of technologies.

IMAPS activity:

  • Contributed considerably to bringing IMAPS Chapters together in some big event or on a continuous basis or both.
  • Contributed to the international cross border spirit even when collaboration has been uneasy.
  • Has presented paper(s) or tutorials at IMAPS conference(s) outside his/her home organization.

The IMAPS Outstanding Educator Award recognizes an individual who, in the opinion of the IMAPS Outstanding Educator Selection Committee, has provided significant contributions to education for the electronics packaging industry and/or to the advancement of IMAPS Student Chapters. Note that this does not have to be restricted exclusively to academic education.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a member of the Society who, in the opinion of the Lifetime Achievement Awards Selection Committee, has made exceptional, visible, and sustained impact on the microelectronics packaging industry in technology, business or both. Because this award recognizes long term and exceptional impact on the greater microelectronics industry, candidates may be nominated only by senior members, life members, or previous recipients of either the Fellow or Technical Achievement awards. Recipients of this award automatically become Life Members and Fellows of the Society.

Nominations and supporting materials must be received by August 1, 2017. Award nominations must be submitted online. Contact Shelby Moirano, Membership Adminstrator, at 919-293-5000 or smoirano@imaps.org if you have problems or questions.

There are few things we each value more than the recognition of our peers. This is your chance to recognize a deserving member with the prestige of an award – and only you, the membership, can do that. You have the keys to a vital part of our professional network – and your actions in recognizing other members’ accomplishments are key to making IMAPS much more valuable to us all!

David Seeger

IMAPS First Past President and 2017 Awards Chairman

Nomination Deadline: August 1, 2017


Awards Nomination Form

Past Award Winners:
Daniel C. Hughes, Jr. Award
| William D. Ashman Award | John A. Wagnon Award | Fellow of the Society Award |
Corporate Recognition Award | Sidney J. Stein International Award
| Lifetime Achievement Award | Outstanding Educator Award | President's Award



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