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Do you recall a personal interaction or anecdote about Avi Bar-Cohen?  If so, we invite you to outline your story for a special section in this summer’s EPS NEWSLETTER, where a number of them will be published.  Editing these recollections will be Paul Wesling; you can communicate directly with him (p.wesling@ieee.org), or outline your ideas here:


If you did not have the opportunity to attend the 4th Annual HIR Symposium & Workshop (February 24 – 26, 2021), you can view recordings of the presentations here.

To expand the opportunity for comment and discussion, we have scheduled two one-hour Q&A sessions where several Roadmap experts will field your questions and suggestions.  Register, to get the Zoom link.  Details:

Q&A And Discussion Sessions: Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap Symposium Webcasts
Panelists: Bill Chen and Bill Bottoms (HIR co-chairs), Ravi Mahajan, Amr Helmy and others

Date: Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16 at 8:00 PM EDT

(in Asia, these will be the mornings of March 16 and March 17)

For those who register, you will receive the Zoom link that allows you to attend either, or both. It will be emailed to you a day or two before the first session.

Cost: none

Location: via Zoom

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EPEPS is the premier international conference on advanced and emerging issues in electrical modeling, measurement, analysis, synthesis, and design of electronic interconnections, packages, and systems. It also focuses on new methodologies and CAD/design techniques for evaluating signal, power, and thermal integrity and ensuring performance in highspeed, RF, and wireless designs. EPEPS is jointly sponsored by IEEE Electronics Packaging Society, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society and IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society.

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IEEE EPS Israel in collaboration with the Chamber of Engineers invites you to the first online Israeli conference on 3D printing of electronics (Additive Manufacturing of Electronics). At the conference we will get acquainted with the basic concepts in the field of AME, we will get to know technologies, materials and some of the leading players in the field in Israel and around the world.

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Authors: Yasumitsu Orii and Atsushi Takahashi


The amount of compute used in the largest AI training runs has been increasing exponentially with a 3.4-month doubling time. It would be hard to sustain this growth if the AI chip development depends solely on the semiconductor process advancement since Moore’s Law has a 2-year doubling period and there is concern it is reaching its physical limit. The question this is how do we improve the computer hardware performance? The Von Neumann bottleneck is always the issue and Heterogenous Integration can provide good solution paths. And in recent years, chiplets, which allow us to achieve efficient high-performance computing better than ever before, have become the focus of the industry in response to the concern that Moore’s Law scaling is nearing its end. Another approach to resolve the Von Neumann bottleneck is to implement a neuromorphic device. We will discuss the key interconnection technologies such as high-density substrate, wafer level fan-out and Bridge to support chiplets and Neuromorphic devices.

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We invite technologists from around the world to visit the SCV Chapter’s website (www.ieee.org/scveps) and sign up for the webinars that interest you:

Additively-Printed Multilayer Flexible Substrates with Z-axis Interconnects (Pradeep Lall) — aerosol-jet, inkjet, direct-write, screen print, multi-layer, process factors, performance

March 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT/3:00 pm EDT

Sustainable Electronics – From Dumped e-Waste to a Circular Economy: What is Needed?(Mervi Kröckel) — legislation, EU targets, recycling steps, applied ecodesign, carbon neutrality, case studies …

April 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT/3:00 pm EDT

Packaging and Interconnect Technologies for Cryogenic and Quantum Systems(Michael Hamilton) — thin-film, multi-conductor, flexible, superconducting cables, low insertion loss …

April 22, 2021at 12:00 pm PDT/3:00 pm EDT

Results of Low-Temperature Polyimide Processing for Interconnect RDL in Next-Generation 3D Advanced IC Backend Applications(Zia Karim) — faster cure, lower temperatures, vacuum, thermal stability, properties …

May 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm PDT/3:00 pm EDT

You can join the EPS SCV Chapter email list from their home page

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Title: "3D System Integration" 

Speaker: Dr. Jaber Derakhshandeh, IMEC 

Date: March 31, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT 

Registration Link


Title: Emerging 2.5D and 3D Heterogeneous Integration Architectures for the Next Phase of Moore’s Law 

Speaker: Prof. Muhannad S. Bakir 

Date: April 13, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT

Registration Link

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