ChEMS Professor Receives Prestigious IEEE Award for Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution

Frank Shi honored by IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Society

Frank Shi, Ph.D., professor of chemical engineering and materials science and electrical engineering and computer science, was given the prestigious 2010 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology (CPMT) Society Award for Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution.  Shi was honored "for his accomplishments in multiple fields including optoelectronic packaging technology development, device and packaging materials development, electronic packaging and manufacturing technology development, and his leadership in the technology transfer of these developments from a research environment to an industrial commercialization and production environment."

The IEEE-CPMT is the largest IEEE professional society.  The Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award, which is the Society’s highest technical honor, is given each year to recognize the outstanding sustained and continuing contributions of an individual to technology in fields encompassed by the CPMT Society. 

Shi received a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering and materials science from the California Institute of Technology in 1992.  His work spans more than 15 years, and includes more than 130 refereed publications in key industry journals, numerous presentations and conferences.