Indium Corporation’s Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee, Vice President of Technology, will chair the professional development course, Materials Considerations for Achieving High Reliability Lead-Free Soldering, at the Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), on May 31-June 3 in Las Vegas, Nev.

The professional development course will explore the detailed material considerations required for achieving high reliability in lead-free solder joints. Topics will include understanding the factors related to various failure modes, and how to select proper solder alloys and surface finishes. The course will be presented at the morning session on May 31.

Dr. Lee is a world-renowned soldering expert and an SMTA Member of Distinction. He has extensive experience in the development of high-temperature polymers, encapsulates for microelectronics, underfills, and adhesives. His current research interests include advanced materials for interconnects, and packaging for electronics and optoelectronics applications, with an emphasis on both high-performance and low cost of ownership.

Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, thin-film, thermal management, and solar markets. Products include solders and fluxes; brazes; thermal interface materials; sputtering targets; indium, gallium, germanium, and tin metals and inorganic compounds; and NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium has global technical support and factories located in China, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA.

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