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IMAPS 2012 - San Diego
45th International Symposium on Microelectronics
Bringing Together The Entire Microelectronics Supply Chain!

September 9 - 13, 2012
San Diego Town & Country Convention Center
San Diego, California, USA

IMAPS 2012 - San Diego

Conference and Exhibition:
September 11-13, 2012
Professional Development Courses:
September 9 - 10, 2012

Student Program

Dear IMAPS Academic Advisors and Students Members,

Please consider participating in the IMAPS 2012 Student Programs. IMAPS leaders have designed the programs listed below to provide students with technical information, industry insight, and valuable connections. Please see more conference information at or contact Steve Greene at for further benefits of participating.

2012 Student Activities Chair:

Ege Engin
San Diego State University

Professional Development Course (PDC) Monitor:

Students have the opportunity to serve as a PDC Monitor and attend the course free of charge. Monitor must be a full time student and are assigned on a first-come basis. Sign up early by e-mailing Brian Schieman ( with your top three choices no later than August 22.

Student Plant Tour -- Qualcomm:

Qualcomm will provide a valuable industry tour that will highlight two of their labs: the package & assembly lab and failure analysis lab. Students will have the opportunity to interact with Qualcomm senior engineers and business directors both during the tour and later in an informative presentation. Current Qualcomm research includes 3 3G, 4G, femtocells, repeaters, WLAN, WPAN, augmented reality, and core networks. The plant tour is set for Wednesday, October 12.

Students at the IMAPS 2007 Tour

Students enjoying a previous IMAPS plant tour

Welcome Reception:

The reception offers a good opportunity for students and advisors to talk with industry professionals in a relaxed setting to build relationships and gain valuable information..

Student Paper Competition:

Selected student authors can deliver paper presentations that will be evaluated on technical content, presentation skills, and the written manuscript. Winning students will receive cash prizes that total $3500 and recognition in IMAPS publications.

Student Chapter Booth Competition:

Highlight your academic research and programs at your student booth. Gain advice and recognition from industry leaders. Student booths will be evaluated by a panel of judges on various criteria. Winning chapter booths will receive cash prizes and IMAPS magazine recognition. Booth space is complimentary for IMAPS student members.

Please contact Steve Greene ( for more information or to reserve your complimentary booth. Booth judging will be on Tuesday, September 11, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (Tentative).

Student participating in the IMAPS 2007 Booth Competition

Student Chapter Meeting:

Gain more insight and share your success on increasing membership and producing better programs with other student chapter leaders.  Learn ways to gain more chapter funding. Join in on Tuesday, September 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm (Tentative).

Student Industry Panel/Reception:

The student-industry panel will provide good advice to students on job hunting, career development, and market insight. Industry leaders and professional engineers will describe and discuss how their education, expectations, and early career experiences led to their mid-level successful careers. A reception will immediately follow when students can talk directly with the industry panelists. Join us on Tuesday, September 11, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Tentative).

Employment Center:

Center staff will post job openings, collect resumes, and offer interview space. Hiring managers from many companies are invited to meet students and discuss open positions. Students should bring plenty of resumes and brief descriptions of the research and/or work.

Register On-Line



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