SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES:
  • Fellow, International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS) 
    • (largest international electronics packaging society) 
    • Founding Member, IMAPS Power Packaging Technical Committee, 1993 - 
    • Co-Chairman, IMAPS Power Packaging Technical Committee, 1997 - 
    • Founding Advisor, UB Student Chapter of the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS), 2003 - Present
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 
    • (largest international technical society) 
    • Member, Board of Governors, IEEE Components, Packaging and Mfgr. Technology Soc. 
    • Member, AdCom, IEEE Power Electrons Soc. 
      • Founder and Chairman, IEEE CPMT, Power Electronics Packaging Technical Committee, 1995 - 
      • Founder and Chairman, IEEE PELS, Power Electronics Packaging Technical Committee, 1994 - 
  • Board of Directors, Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA), 1995 - 1998;
    • Member of oversight committee; commissioned study on "PSiP2PSoC - Power Supply on Chip to Power Supply in Package" March 2007 - present. Phase-I study $40,000USD, Phase-II budgeted study $125,000USD
    • Member Energy Efficiency Committee, 2005- present
    • Founder and Chairman, Power Electronics Packaging Technical Committee, 1994 ? 2005
    • Member Power Electronics Packaging Technical Committee, 2005- present
    • Member Power Electronics Technology Road Map working committee, 2003
    • Chairman ? Scripting Committee for the 2002 Workshop on Silicon Integration
    • Committee founder; commissioned study on "Status of Power Electronics Packaging," 1999-2000. Budgeted study $50,000
  • Member, Sigma Xi 
  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu 
  • IEEE Binghamton NY Section
    • Power Engineering Soc. Chapter Chairman 2005 ? present
    • Section Treasurer 2003 ? 2005
    • Comp., Pkg. and Mfgr. Tech. Soc. Chapter Treasurer 2002
    • Power Engineering Society Chapter Treasurer 2002 ? present
    • Newsletter Editor, IEEE Binghamton Section 2001 ? present
    • Section Representative to region, 2001
    • Chairman, IEEE Binghamton Section 1998 - 2000
    • Vice Chairman, IEEE Binghamton Section 1995 - 1997 
    • Membership Chairman, IEEE Binghamton Section 1994 
  • IEEE Regional Activities Board
    • Region-I Western Area Chairman 2004 - 2007
    • Region-I Executive Committee Member 2004- 2007
    • Region I - Area D Chairman candidate, 2001
  • Journal Reviewer? 
    • ASME Journal of Electronics Packaging
    • IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging
    • IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems; 
    • IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging & Mfgr. Technology; 
    • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics; 
    • IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics 
    • IEE Journal on Circuits and Systems. 
  • Books Reviewed: 
    • Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, "Electron Devices-Thyristor", ed. J. G. Webster, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1998. 
    • Power Electronics and Motor Drives, K. R. Ramu, McGraw Hill, 1990. 
    • Design of Sold-State Power Supplies, 3rd ed., E. R. Hnatek, VanNostrand Reinhold, 1989, published 1990. 
    • Electronic Circuits and Applications, ---, VanNostrand Reinhold, 1985, not published. 
  • Standards Reviewer: 
    • IEEE P1515, Draft 1.0 Electronics Power Subsystems: Parameter Definitions, Test Conditions and Test Methods, May 1999.