CALCE Completes 20th Failure Analysis Short Course

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CALCE completed its 20th Failure Analysis Short Course for Electronics on November 22, 2019, led by Dr. Michael Azarian, with support from CALCE faculty and staff, including Dr. Michael Osterman and Dr. Robert Utter. The three-and-a-half day Failure Analysis Short Course combines classroom instruction, case studies, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratory training.

The course covers topics ranging from failure mechanisms in electronics to physics of failure, reliability, root cause analysis methodology, specimen preparation, and materials analysis techniques. Over the past dozen years, CALCE has provided training to more than 300 individuals from a wide cross-section of electronics manufacturers and government agencies including Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Collins Aerospace, General Electric, Moog, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Lutron, Northrop Grumman, Sandia National Laboratories, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the US Army and the US Navy. 

The course will be offered again in November 2020. For specific dates and registration information, check the CALCE Professional Development Courses and the CALCE Newsletter. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Osterman.

Published January 16, 2020