About the Journal

The Journal of SMT is a peer-reviewed, open access, technical publication of articles related to electronics manufacturing technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations. 

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Vol. 37 No. 1 (2024): Journal of Surface Mount Technology
Journal of Surface Mount Technology Volume 37 Issue 1

The first article in this issue is a compilation paper that lays out the various criteria used in solder alloy adoption. The second paper tests conformal coating in various testing environments. The last paper investigates solder joint reliability in conjunction with matte-Sn electroplating.

Published: 2024-04-26

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About the Journal Committee


Committee Mission Statement

The mission of the SMTA Journal Committee is to select and review papers for publication in the Journal of SMT, ensuring a high standard of quality for each issue and ensuring article content best serves SMTA membership and the electronics industry as a whole.


Committee Members

Srinivas Chada, Ph.D., General Dynamics, Committee Chair

Kola Akinade, Ph.D., Cisco Systems (Retired)

Babak Arfaei, Ph.D., Binghamton University

Raiyo Aspandiar, Ph.D., Intel Corporation

Nilesh Badwe, Ph.D., IIT Kanpur

Tom Borkes, The Jefferson Project

Rich Brooks, Spartronics

Jean-Paul Clech, Ph.D., EPSI, Inc.

Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs

Gary Freedman, Colab Engineering, LLC

Reza Ghaffarian, Ph.D., Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Prasad Godavarti, Ph.D., Blue Origin (Retired)

David Hillman, Collins Aerospace (Retired)

Amol Kane, SLB

Pradeep Lall, Ph.D., M.B.A., Auburn University

Tae-Kyu Lee, Ph.D., Cisco Systems, Inc.

Luu Nguyen, Ph.D., Psi Quantum

Anthony Primavera, Ph.D., Micro Systems Engineering, Inc.

Viswanadham Puligandla, Ph.D., Nokia (Retired)

Paul Vianco, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories (Retired)


About SMTA

SMTA is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in Electronics Manufacturing (EM), including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.

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