Indium Corporation announces that Jian-Guo (Jeff) Luo has been hired as a research metallurgist.

Luo is responsible for researching and developing lead-free low-melting solder alloys. This includes alloy formulation; the improvement of mechanical strength, ductility, and solderability; and soldering life reliability testing.

Luo has more than 12 years of experience in product development, process improvement, and quality control with companies, including Epistone Comp-Semi Materials Co., Ltd. and American Xtal Technology, Inc. His expertise includes semiconductor, photovoltaic, photoelectronic, and electronics assembly technologies.

Luo earned a master’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the Central South University of Technology in China. He earned his Ph.D. in materials science from the University of Alabama.

Indium Corporation is a premier materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin-film, and thermal management 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.

For more information about Indium Corporation, visit www.indium.com or email abrown@indium.com.