USAID-STRIDE conducted an Industry Lecture seminar on “Materials Science in the Semiconductor Industry” at the Engineering Conference Hall last September 23, 2016 (Friday).

The said seminar focused on innovation of creating products, solving problems, and semiconductor industry. Engr. Charles Odegard, Ph. D., a graduate from University of Notre Dame and from SC Quality and Packaging Development Texas Instruments (Dallas), served as speaker and talked about TI microchips, FA techniques, X-ray inspection, SEM, EDX Analysis and more material science-related ideas.

After the talk, an open forum was held wherein the students and professors raised their inquiries and concerns. The program was closed by Mr. Richard M. Abendan, Manager of Research and Industry Partnership STRIDE Program.

Written by: Dana Pineda (Thomasian Engineer – The Official Student Publication of the Faculty of Engineering)

Photos: Alsace Nicole Cablar