Published: Jun 25, 2008 11:35:57 AM
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Pradeep Lall, Thomas Walter Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the associate director of the NSF Center for Advanced Vehicle Electronics (CAVE) at Auburn University, has been selected as a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a designation that recognizes significant achievements in and contributions to the engineering profession. Lall has ten years of industry experience, previously working with Motorola's Wireless Technology Center. Prior to joining Motorola, he served as assistant director of the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering's Electronic Packaging Center.
"It is an honor for me to receive a recognition like this," said Lall. "Becoming a fellow represents ASME's acknowledgement of the work that I have done throughout my career." Lall is credited with significant contributions to the field of electronic packaging with emphasis on reliability, prognostics, modeling and predictive techniques.
Lall holds several patents and is a Six-Sigma Black-Belt in statistics. He received the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering Senior Faculty Research Award in 2007, three Motorola Outstanding Innovation Awards, five engineering awards and eleven best paper awards.
Lall has authored and co-authored more than 200 technical papers and 11 book-chapters. He is lead author of the book, "Influence of Temperature on Microelectronic and System Reliability" and co-author of, "Mechanical Design of Electronic Systems." Lall serves as the associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, IEEE Transactions on Manufacturing and ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging.