SwRI's Silvus Awarded EDFAS' Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Recognition.
The lifetime achievement distinction recognizes "exceptional volunteer service in providing opportunities for professional development within the microelectronics failure analysis community." Silvus has served EDFAS since it was organized, and he is on the editorial committee for Electronic Device Failure Analysis, the quarterly magazine published by EDFAS. For many years, he has been involved in the International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (ISTFA) conference series, which is now sponsored by EDFAS.
At SwRI, Silvus has designed and evaluated electronic and electromechanical systems. His expertise in design, development, and evaluation of electronic circuits and electromechanical devices for control and instrumentation applications has resulted in seven patents.
Since 1978, he has been responsible for planning construction-analysis and failure-analysis protocols, analyzing and interpreting technical data, and supervising lab personnel and equipment.
Silvus holds bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University. He is a charter member of EDFAS and a life member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas.
Editors: A photo to accompany this story is available at http://www.swri.org/press/2007/silvus.htm.
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