Mentor Graphics had issued a call-for-entries for their PCB Technology Leadership Awards competition. The electronic design automation (EDA) competition recognizes engineers and computer aided design (CAD) designers who use Mentor’s technology to address complex printed circuit board systems design challenges, such as small form factor, high-speed content, design team collaboration, advanced PCB fabrication technologies, and design-cycle time reduction. The timeframe for submitting entries is from July 15 – September 24, 2010. Winners will be announced November 9th.
PCB Technology Leadership Awards Categories
- Consumer electronics and handheld
- Industrial control, instrumentation, security and medical
- Military and aerospace
- Computers, blade and servers, memory systems
- Telecom, network controllers, line cards
- Transportation and automotive
Winners will be named for each category as well as a Best Overall Design recipient. The timeframe for submitting entries is from July 15 – September 24, 2010.
Prominent experts in the PCB industry will judge the contest, including: Happy Holden, vice president and chief technical officer, Foxconn Advanced Technology Group; Gary Ferrari, technical support director, FTG Circuits; Pete Waddell, president of UP Media, publisher of Printed Circuit Design and Fab/Circuits Assembly Magazine; Andy Kowalewski, senior interconnect designer, AdvantagePCB; and Rick Hartley, senior principal engineer, L-3 Communications, Avionics Systems, Inc.
More information: Mentor Graphics PCB Technology Leadership Awards