SMTA Webinar: Assessment of Electronic Part Supply Chain, Distributors, and Test Laboratories for Counterfeit Avoidance

SMTA Webinar


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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
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SMTA Webinar:
Assessment of Electronic Part Supply Chain, Distributors, and Test Laboratories for Counterfeit Avoidance

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
1:00pm to 2:30pm Eastern
Presented by: Diganta Das, Ph.D., CALCE



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This Webinar will take you through industry efforts on standardization to help the supply chain address the issues of counterfeiting. Some additional efforts have occurred outside standardization and collaborative industry efforts will also be covered. Dr. Das will bring you up to date with the current status of standardization documents and show you how to utilize the results of such efforts for the benefit of your organization as well as reduce overall supply chain risks.

Topics Covered:

  • Standards related to part distributor assessment from SAE and others
  • JEDEC standard on “counterfeit” parts
  • Updates to SAE 5553 and related ARP, definitions documents
  • Process change notices
  • AS6171 Counterfeit part detection techniques
  • SAE AS6174 Counterfeit Materiel Standard

About the Presenter:

Dr. Diganta Das is a member of the research staff at the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering. Dr. Das is the organizer of the most trusted event in fighting counterfeit electronics in the United States and with SMTA he had organized 10 conferences with large participation of industry, government, law enforcement, test laboratories and standards development organizations. He is a group leader for the SAE G-19 counterfeit detection standards group and has a leading role in developing the standards. He has organized sessions in SAE’s Aerospace Conference on counterfeit electronics. He has developed and taught courses on counterfeit electronics and helped develop training material related to counterfeit electronics. He is the recipient of SMTA’s member of Technical Distinction Award in 2014 for his effort on counterfeit electronics prevention. He is the foremost expert on electronic part tagging and tracking including authentication methods like DNA. He has worked with the US Department of Defense in developing material characteristics based detection of counterfeit electronics. He works closely with the US law enforcement community in awareness training for the industry. His other research interests include electronic parts supply chain, part recycling and reuse, LED failure mechanisms, and power electronics reliability. Dr. Das has published more than 100 articles on these subjects.

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