DIU grants contracts under a joint OTA and a parallel process called commercial solutions opening. Most of the five DIU focus areas depend on electronics: artificial intelligence (AI), autonomy, cyber, human systems, and space. At the end of 2018, DIU had funded 104 contracts with a total value of $354 million and brought in 87 non-traditional DoD vendors, including 43 contracting with DoD for the first time.
Mike Hill has been in the PWB fabrication industry for over 40 years. Throughout his career, he has been a member of IPC and participated in specification writing for both IPC and the military. Within IPC, he has received the President's Award, General Chairmanship, Committee Chairmanship, and many other recognitions. In his columns, Mike will help you better understand the requirements and how-to's for MIL-PRF-31032 certification for PWB fabrication.
CA Design of Santa Rosa, California, is one of the country’s leading—and the most interesting—independent design service bureaus that I know. Owners Bob Chandler and his partner Robin Reynolds have worked together...
DIU grants contracts under a joint OTA and a parallel process called commercial solutions opening. Most of the five DIU focus areas depend on electronics: artificial intelligence (AI), autonomy, cyber, human systems, and space. At the...
Obtaining Nadcap certification can be an overwhelming endeavor for suppliers that don’t have proper guidance. In this column, Alfred Macha provides guidelines that companies have used in the past to successfully achieve Nadcap...
Is It Time to Shake Up Materials Standards? interview with Mark Goodman and Alun Morgan
Using Industry Standards as Another PWB Manufacturing Tool by Marc Carter
Standards: Why We Have Them and Live by Them by Alifiya Arastu, Jeffery Beauchamp Harry Kennedy and Ruben Contreras
Understanding the Fine Print by Todd Kolmodin
The Future of ‘Substances and Materials in Products’ Data Exchange Formats as Standards by Jean-Pierre Theret
The Past 15 Years: Changes to MIL-PRF-31032 Certification, Part 2 by Mike Hill
To Improve the Standards Process, Get Involved Interview with Jan Pedersen and Ray Prasad
The Convergence: IPC Merging CFX With IPC-12581 Interview with Gary Carter and Michael Ford
The Long Road to a New Standard Interview with Gary Carter and Michael Ford
Standards Through Time: Changing to Stay the Same by Nolan Johnson
Reliability by the Book by Eric Camden
The Ecosystem of Industry Standards Interviews with Dave Bergman, Marc Benowitz, Scott Miller, and Wilfried Bair
How Standards Impact You and Your Company by Ray Prasad
Explaining the QSFP-DD Data Center Interconnect Standard by Scott Sommers
Welcome to Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Show & Tell by Nolan Johnson
Electronics Industry Comes Together at IPC APEX EXPO 2019 by Dr. John Mitchell
Real Time with… IPC APEX EXPO 2019 Video Showcase and Library
Happy’s Highlights by Happy Holden
Leo Lambert, IPC’s 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee by Patty Goldman
Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders: IPC STEM Student Outreach Program by Patty Goldman
A STEM Student on FIRST Robotics and Career Opportunities by Barry Matties