SMTA Training Committee


The mission of the SMTA Online Training Program is to establish, review, maintain, and continuously improve affordable and accessible training materials, topics, content, and trainee focus accounting for current and emerging SMT and packaging technologies. View courses currently available.

Meeting Information: Annual meeting held during SMTA International with monthly teleconferences throughout the year (11).

Volunteer time required: 20 hours annually.

Committee Members:

Martin Anselm
Committee Chair
Assistant Prof.
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Mulugeta Abtew
Vice President
Sanmina Corporation
Daniel Baldwin
Engent, Inc.
Mike Bixenman
Chief Technology Officer
KYZEN Corporation
Charles Brown
Director of Operations
Donald Burr
Principal Manufacturing Engineer
Global Traffic Technologies
Srinivas Chada
Sr. Principal Engineer
Miguel Colomer
Product Application Manager
Yamaha Motor Corporation USA
Ryan Flaherty
Director of Communications
Michael Kaminsky
Applications Support Engineer
Kester LLC
Robert Kinyanjui
Staff Product Engineer
Deere & Company
Mark Ogden
Marketing Manager
ASM Assembly Systems
Viswanadham Puligandla
Retired Scientist
Nokia (Retired)
S. Manian Ramkumar
Department Chair & Director
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Carlos Tafoya
Intl. Technical Applications Director
AIM Solder

Join the Committee:

To join this committee, please contact the current committee chair listed here.

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