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Indium Corporation’s Dr. Ron Lasky to Present InSIDER Series Webinar on SMTA Certification

April 15, 2022

Indium Corporation’s Dr. Ron Lasky will share his insight on SMTA certification as part of the company’s popular InSIDER Series of webinars. The presentation, Are You a Candidate for SMTA Certification?, will take place on Tuesday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m. San Francisco/1:30 p.m. New York/6:30 p.m. London/7:30 p.m. Germany.

In this webinar Dr. Lasky, a co-founder of the SMTA Certification Program, will review some of the topics that are covered in the certification process. The webinar will start with a review of 10 short-answer questions that certification candidates are expected to know coming into the exam preparation course. At the end of webinar, a review of the exam preparation course will be given and attendees will have a sense of what the exam preparation course and the exam itself are like. Click here to register.

Dr. Ron Lasky is a senior technologist at Indium Corporation, as well as a professor of engineering at Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., U.S. He has more than 30 years of experience in electronics and optoelectronics packaging at IBM, Universal Instruments, and Cookson Electronics. He has authored six books and contributed to nine others on science, electronics, and optoelectronics; he has authored numerous technical papers. Additionally, he has served as an adjunct professor at several colleges, teaching more than 20 different courses on topics such as electronics packaging, materials science, physics, mechanical engineering, and science and religion.

Dr. Lasky holds numerous patent disclosures and is the developer of several SMT processing software products relating to cost estimating, line balancing, and process optimization. He is the co-creator of engineering certification exams that set standards in the electronics assembly industry worldwide. Dr. Lasky was awarded the Surface Mount Technology Association’s (SMTA) Technical Distinction Award in 2021 for his “significant and continuing technical contributions to the SMTA.” He was also awarded SMTA’s prestigious Founder’s Award in 2003.

About Indium Corporation

Indium Corporation is a premier materials refiner, smelter, manufacturer, and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, 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, the company has global technical support and factories located in China, Germany, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.

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About InSIDER Series

Indium Corporation’s free webinar program designed for professional development, launched in April 2020, has included more than 30 topics presented to thousands of industry professionals via its live sessions and recordings archive. Click here to learn more.

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