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Designing the Future of Additive Manufactured Electronics – Online Workshop Report

The EPSRC supported Design for Additive Manufacturing Network and IMAPS-UK organised Designing the Future of Additive Manufactured Electronics Workshop held on 21st and 22nd April 2021 featured state of the art presentations and interactive sessions to identify the main challenges faced in introducing additive manufacturing within the electronics sector.

Download the Designing the Future of Additive Manufactured Electronics Workshop Event Report (148 downloads) .

Please click on the links in the Report to access the presentation videos on You Tube.

If you need any further information, please contact Design for AM Network or IMAPS-UK Office

Research Showcase: Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics – 11-12 January 2021 – Downloads

The IMAPS-UK Research Showcase – Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics addressed several of the key issues critical to the increased adoption of Wide Bandgap (WBG) Semiconductors within the growing power electronics industry.

This event was supported by The Centre for Power Electronics and sponsored by Inseto Ltd.

Programme Literature

Download the Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics (184 downloads)

Conference Presentations

If you require copies of the presentations, you can download here (click on presentation title):

Day One: Monday 11 January 2021

Day Two: Tuesday 12 January 2021

A recording of Day 1 is available. Please click on the link below.

Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics Day 1 – 2 hours 19 mins (You Tube)

A recording of Day 2 is available. Please click on the link below.

Recent Advances on Reliability and Gate Driving of WBG Power Electronics Day 2 – 2 hours 24 mins (You Tube)

For further information, please contact IMAPS-UK Office

Committee Member

David  King
Alter Technology
Kirkton Campus
EH54 7DQ

Role Description


David King (Sales and marketing Director) joined Optocap in 2017 bringing a wealth of experience in high reliability microelectronics packaging technologies having worked in the industry for over 25 years. He began his career in engineering gaining 15 years’ technical experience in design and product development before moving into sales and business development. He has held roles with responsibilities for high-reliability microelectronics and optoelectronics projects in the UK, Europe and the USA for demanding applications such as aerospace & defence, space, medical, oil & gas & power. David holds a BSc in Electronics & Physics from the Open University.

Summary of IMAPS-UK Activities:
– 2019 Joined the IMAPS-UK committee

Committee Member

Hassan Akhtar
Coventry CV7 9JU

Role Description


Liam received a BEng (Hons) in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Liverpool in 2005. Soon after graduating he joined TT Electronics where roles in Quality, Power Module design and R&D provided the foundation to a career in semiconductor packaging during his 13 years with the company. Technical developments were focused on materials and assembly processes for high temperature electronics and improving reliability of solder joints and wirebonds for Power Electronics for harsh environments, primarily focused on Aerospace applications. He has managed numerous UK/EU funded programs working collaboratively with a wide range of academic and industrial partners. He left TT Electronics in November 2018 and is now working across a broad range of electronics manufacturing research topics ranging from micro and power electronics assemblies to novel circuit board assembly processes for all market sectors at the MTC.

Summary of IMAPS-UK Activities:
– 2019 Joined the IMAPS-UK committee

MicroTech 2019 – Downloads

“MT19″ – MicroTech 2019 Annual Conference”Power in Packaging” – Presentation Downloads

IMAPS-UK Information:
0-IMAPS-UK-–-introduction-Apr-2019.pdf (2 downloads)
6-IMAPS-UK-AGM-2019-presentations_v2.pdf (3 downloads)

1-Trends-Challenges-TWI.pdf (4 downloads)
2-High-Power-Modules-Dynex-Neil-Sellars.pdf (4 downloads)
3-Powertrains-WDDrury-Ricardo.pdf (3 downloads)
4-3D-Printable-Electrical-Interconnects-DZP.pdf (2 downloads)
5-Additive-Manufacturing-Lboro-Uni.pdf (3 downloads)
7-Liquid-Thermal-Interface-Scheugenpflug.pdf (5 downloads)
8-Dow-silicones.pdf (2 downloads)
9-LTCC-Via.pdf (3 downloads)
10-Wirebonding-KS.pdf (2 downloads)
11-Vacuum-pressure-reflow-SST.pdf (2 downloads)
12-Battery-Bond-applications-Hesse.pdf (3 downloads)

Attendees List
MicroTech-2019-Attendee-list.pdf (5 downloads)

Job Vacancies at API Technologies

Role:Product Design Engineers – Packaging and/or Optics

IMAPS-UK corporate member,API Technologies is looking to recruit a number of Product Design Engineers  in Packaging and Optics

They are looking for a talented Product Design Engineer to join their Engineering Team where you will provide technical design and layout expertise for both customer and internal released and development products.
Your main responsibilities and duties will include:
 – To define, design and develop Opto electronic products for harsh environment applications
 – Define and develop Opto electronics manufacturing processes
 – Define and develop Opto electronics testing systems & methods
 – Define and develop optical fibre interconnects
 – Manufacture of prototype products
 – Perform and report verification testing of prototype product
 – Transfer products from NPI to Manufacture
 – Undertake identified aspects of the design and development of new products
 – Actively improve or optimise aspects of design, function or processing of existing key products
 – Support other departments with urgent issues relating to existing designs or testing, and to formulate effective solutions

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Michael Larkins, HR Officer, API Technologies Corp.

Download the vacancy details HERE:

Strictly No Agencies


21 January 2019

Job Vacancy for a Sales Manager – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

Role:Sales Manager – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

IMAPS-UK corporate member, Inseto is looking to recruit a specialist full time Sales Manager to develop and grow the Company’s Semiconductor manufacturing equipment and material sales throughout the UK, Ireland and Nordic regions.

The products include wafers, mask aligners, coaters, developers, wafer bonders, metrology systems, plasma systems, probe stations and furnaces etc. The successful candidate would ideally have previous sales experience of high precision equipment used in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

This role will involve extensive travel to customers throughout the UK, Ireland & Nordic region, plus visits to our global supply chain for customer demonstrations, training and other meetings etc.

The successful candidate should be a self-motivated, conscientious and professional individual, who will complement our team and further enhance the Company’s profile.

The position has a competitive salary and benefits package, plus the potential to develop within the Company.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Download the vacancy details HERE

Strictly No Agencies


December 2018