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White Symposium Shows How Engineers Make Electronics More Reliable for Military, Energy, Medical Uses

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MEDIA ADVISORY  November 1, 2011


Melissa Corley
301 405 6501

WHAT: "Promoting the Health of Electronics"--The 2011 Charles and Helen White Symposium on Engineering Innovation at the A. James Clark School of Engineering--will show how engineers are improving the reliability and safety of sophisticated electronic devices used by the military, car manufacturers, energy companies, and healthcare providers.

WHO: Speakers include:
- Dennis Hoffman, president, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Reliability Society
- James Streilein, executive director, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command
- Ed Tinsley, director of reliability engineering for client systems, Dell, Inc.
- Michael Pecht, director, University of Maryland Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering and George E. Dieter Professor of Mechanical Engineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering
- Moderator: Clark School Dean Darryll Pines

WHEN: November 3, 2011
5 to 6 p.m. (immediately following the induction of Michael Pecht into the Clark School's Innovation Hall of Fame)

WHERE: Kim Engineering Building Lecture Hall (Room 1110)
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland College Park Campus, College Park, MD 20742.