IPC Inducts Prasad, Fullwood into Hall of Fame PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Friday, 22 February 2013 15:43

SAN DIEGO – In recognition of their contributions to IPC and the electronic interconnect industry, Ray Prasad, Ray Prasad Consultancy Group, and Lionel Fullwood, WKK Distribution, were honored with the IPC Raymond E. Pritchard Hall of Fame Award at IPC Apex Expo.

Prasad has worked with IPC since 1981, when he presented a paper on hand soldering. He later set up the SMT Round Table, then the Surface Mount and Reflow Technology (SMART) conference. In addition, he led the 5-21 Ball Grid Array Task Group and co-chaired the 5-21h Bottom Termination Components Task Group.

Lionel Fullwood has worked with IPC since 1964. He helped steer the publication of the IPC Guide for Microvia Formation in the late ‘90s. Currently, he is the technical director for WKK Distribution in Hong Kong and has been working in Asia since 1982. Fullwood has championed the needs of the developing interconnect industry there.

The Hall of Fame Award represents IPC’s highest level of volunteer recognition.

 

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