Dr. Mackie is the Principal Engineer and Manager for Indium Corporation's Thermal Interface Materials Applications. He is an electronics industry expert with a technical background in in physical chemistry, surface chemistry, rheology, and semiconductor fabrication and assembly materials and processes. Andy’s professional experience covers all aspects of electronics manufacturing from wafer fabrication to semiconductor packaging and SMT/electronics assembly. Dr. Mackie also has responsibility for development of Indium Corporation’s Applied Technology Roadmap. In his current role, he is focused on identifying thermal material needs and trends for various high-performance applications, as well as the development and testing of innovative solutions to meet the emerging thermal interface material requirements.
Chris joined Indium Corporation in 2005. He has authored several process and technical guidelines and has presented at numerous industry forums and conferences. He is a member of the SMTA and participates in the occasional IPC standards development committee.
Chris has bachelor’s degree from Clarkson University. He is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt from Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering and is a Certified SMT Process Engineer