Hopkins receives IMAPS Outstanding Educator Award

November 19, 2013

Dr. Hopkins receiving the IMAPS Outstanding Educator Award 
Dr. Hopkins receiving the IMAPS Outstanding Educator Award

Dr. Doug Hopkins, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State University, has received the IMAPS Outstanding Educator Award. This award is presented by the Executive Council of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS).

IMAPS is the largest society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging. The society produces numerous publications, workshops, international conferences, professional development courses, and exhibitions bringing together the entire microelectronics supply chain. Their events and products focus on those technologies critical to the present and future of microelectronics: 3D Integration, MEMS, Flip Chip, Wafer Level Packaging,Thermal Management, Printed Electronics, Advanced Materials, Photonics, Modeling/Design and many others.

Dr. Hopkins has been a member of the IMAPS society for over 20 years. He was Student Chapter Advisor at the University at Buffalo for over 10 years and co-founded the IMAPS Power Packaging Committee. He plans to start a new student chapter here at NC State University.

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.

The award was presented at the Awards Ceremony at the "46th International Symposium on Microelectronics," this year in Orlando, FL.