Society News

Seeking Nominations for EDFAS Board Members

The ASM Electronic Device Failure Analysis Society (EDFAS) is seeking applications for two board member positions.

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Seeking Applications for EDFAS Student Board Members

The ASM Electronic Device Failure Analysis Society (EDFAS) is seeking applications for its student board member position. Students must be a registered undergraduate or graduate during the 2022-2023 academic year and must be studying or involved in research in an area closely related to electronic device failure analysis. Applications deadline is February 15.

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EDFAS Lifetime Achievement Award

EDFAS Lifetime Achievement Award was established by the EDFAS Board of Directors in 2015 to recognize leaders in the EDFAS community who have devoted their time, knowledge and abilities towards the advancement of the electronic device failure analysis industry. The 2020 awardee is Philippe Perdu, senior expert, ANADEF / CNES, France

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EDFAS President's Award

The EDFAS President's Award shall recognize exceptional service to the EDFAS and the electronic device failure analysis community. Examples of such service includes, but are not limited to, committee service, service on the Board of Directors, organization of conferences or symposia, development of education courses, student and general public outreach. While any member of EDFAS is expected to further the Society's goals through service, this Award shall recognize those who provided an exceptional amount of effort in their service to the Society. The 2020 Awardee is Cheryl Hartfield, FASM, solutions manager, x-ray microscopy, Zeiss

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2021 ASM Award Program Recipients

The ASM International Board of Trustees has named award program recipients for 2021. The awards program recognizes achievements of members of the materials science and engineering community.

2021 Class of Fellows

In 1969, ASM established the Fellow of the Society honor to provide recognition to members for their distinguished contributions to materials science and engineering and to develop a broadly based forum of technical and professional leaders to serve as advisors to the society. Following are the members recognized by their colleagues for 2021. Additional Fellows may be elected to this distinguished body in subsequent years. The solicited guidance, which the Fellows will provide, will enhance the capability of ASM as a technical community of materials science and engineering in the years ahead. 

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Ed Cole's tribute to Larry Wagner in EDFA magazine

It is my pleasure and privilege to recognize one of the founders of what EDFAS has been and has become. Lawrence C. Wagner, FASM, will be leaving the EDFA Editorial Board with this issue, and the rest of the board thought his contributions should be celebrated. Larry has been a member of the EDFA board since its inception in 1998, but he has meant so much more to EDFAS and to EDFA magazine.Nominations Sought for EDFAS Board

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