Nordson ASYMTEK recently announced that Steven J. Adamson, marketing specialist, received the Daniel C. Hughes, Jr. Memorial Award, which is presented by IMPAS to those who have made the greatest contribution to IMAPS and the microelectronics packaging industry, including technical and service contributions. IMAPS (International Microelectronics and Packaging Society) is the largest society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging. The award was presented during the IMAPS conference in October in Long Beach, CA.

Adamson has been an active member of IMAPS for many years. He was chairman of the San Diego chapter for two years, general chairman of the 2006 International Symposium on Microelectronics, and served as president in 2008. In 2009, Adamson volunteered to be chairman of the IMAPS Microelectronic Foundation. This organization is devoted to helping students and academia participate in IMAPS activities through grants and awards. In 2010, Adamson received the IMAPS President’s Award in recognition of his lifelong efforts for the organization.

“This is the most prestigious award given by IMAPS,” said Howard Imhof, manager, Advanced Coatings division, Metalor Technologies USA and IMAPS first past president 2011. “We appreciate Steve’s continued contributions to IMAPS and the Foundation. This recognition is well deserved.”

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