SEMI-THERM Annual Awards

The 2018 Harvey Rosten Award

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Best Paper Award SEMI-THERM 34

Awarded to Michael Gaynes, Universal Instruments Corporation 
Using Electrical Capacitance and Mechanically Representative Hardware to Evaluate the Thermal Mechanical Stability of Thermal Interface Materials

Michael Gaynes 1, Lauren Boston 2, Andrew Yu 2
1.Universal Instruments Corporation
2.Binghamton University

Thermal Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 – Bob Simons, IBM (retired)
2017 – Robert Moffat, Stanford University (Emeritus)
2018 – Bernie Siegal

Past Winners of the THERMI Award

1991 – Robert Moffat, Stanford University (Emeritus)
1993 – Bernie Siegal, Thermal Engineering Associates
1994 – Allan Kraus, Naval Postgraduate School
1995 – Bob Simons, IBM
1996 – Gordon Ellison, Thermal Computations, Inc.
1997 – Avram Bar-Cohen, Univ. of Minnesota (now, U. Maryland)
1998 – Harvey Rosten*, Flomerics
1999 – Richard Chu, IBM
2000 – Kaveh Azar, Lucent Technologies 2001 – Clemens J. M. Lasance, Philips Research Labs
2002 – Al Ortega, University of Arizona
2003 – Micahel M. Yovanovich, University of Waterloo
2004 – Roger R. Schmidt, IBM
2005 – Thomas S. Tarter, Neophotonics
2006 – Wataru Nakayama, ThermTech International
2007 – David L. Blackburn, NIST
2008 – Dereje Agonafer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor, MIT
2009 – Yogendra Joshi, School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
2010 – Bruce Guenin, Sun Microsystems
2011 – James S. Wilson, Raytheon
2012 – Dr. Bahgat G. Sammakia
2013 – Kenneth E. Goodson, PhD
2014 – Ali Shakouri, PhD
2015 – Christian Belady, General Manager, Data Center Services Microsoft Global Foundation Services
2016 –¬†Dr. Ravi-Mahajan, Intel
2017 – Chandrakant D. Patel, HP Senior Fellow and Chief Engineer, HP Inc
2018 – Dr. Bruno Michel, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory