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Shri Agarwal Participated in the Defense Logistics Agency Audit of Flip Chip International

December 10th, 2014

Shri Agarwal participated in the Defense Logistics Agency audit of Flip Chip International, FCI. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, FCI is a leading provider of wafer bumping foundry services. They are a critical link in the supply chain for space products offered by Aeroflex, Honeywell and other major microcircuit manufacturers.

Gustavo Jimenez, JPL’s Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) Representative, Attended the Annual GIDEP Training Conference in Long Beach

December 1st, 2014

Gustavo Jimenez (Electronic Parts Engineering), JPL’s Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) representative, attended the annual GIDEP training conference in Long Beach, which included a meeting and in-depth training session with GIDEP reps from other NASA centers.  Also presented were GIDEP’s offering of data including failure experience notices, Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS), […]

Dr. Jean Yang-Scharlotta Presented at the 2013 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IIRW)

November 5th, 2014

Dr. Jean Yang-Scharlotta attended the  2013 IEEE International Integrated Reliability Workshop (IIRW) at Fallen Leaf Lake California where she showed results from the resistive memory study entitled “Reliablity Characterization of a Commerical TaOx-based ReRAM.  The refereed paper was co-authored by Mark White, Doug Sheldon, Megan Fazio and Mehran Ambar, and will be available for download […]

Doug Sheldon visited i3 Electronics Technology in Endicott, New York

November 3rd, 2014

The OSMS Heterogeneous Packaging R&TD team (Doug Sheldon of Electronic Parts Engineering and Don Hunter, Don Schatzel, Peter Dillon, Jong-ook Suh, Fernando Aguirre and Greg Davis of ESD) visited i3 Electronics Technology in Endicott, New York to review the company’s advanced packaging technology capabilities.  The R&TD team is partnering with i3 to develop miniaturized versions […]

Shri Agarwal Participated in the JAXA-organized 27th Microelectronics Workshop in Tsukuba, Japan

November 3rd, 2014

Shri Agarwal participated in the JAXA-organized 27th Microelectronics Workshop in Tsukuba, Japan and gave an invited paper titled NASA’s Approach to Space Parts Miniaturization. The presentation was co-authored by Michael Sampson of GSFC.

Lori Risse Represented JPL at the Society of Women Engineers Career Fair

November 3rd, 2014

Lori Risse represented JPL at the Society of Women Engineers Career Fair on October 24.  Students and professionals interested in a career at JPL had a chance to speak with JPL employees and submit their resumes.

Chet Everline, Doug Sheldon, Jeffery Nunes, and Harald Schone Hosted the System Level Implications of Using COTS in Class B Spacecraft Workshop

October 10th, 2014

Chet Everline, Doug Sheldon, Jeffery Nunes, and Harald Schone hosted the System Level Implications of Using COTS in Class B Spacecraft Workshop as a follow-up to the COTS EEE Parts for Class B Missions Workshop held in July.  The workshop objective was to review the key risk drivers (both mission risks and implementation risks) stemming from the use […]

Doug Sheldon, Steve Guertin, Steve McClure, Leif Scheick, and Shri Agarwal Participated in the 2014 EEE Parts for Small Missions Workshop at Goddard Space Flight Center

October 10th, 2014

Doug Sheldon, Steve Guertin, Steve McClure, Leif Scheick and Shri Agarwal participated in the 2014 EEE Parts for Small Missions Workshop at Goddard Space Flight Center.  The workshop had over 150 attendees discussing a wide range of issues regarding electronic parts and the use in small missions.  Doug Sheldon presented a talk entitled “CubeSat Parts Database: […]

Karl Strauss Attended the SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference and Presented his Research Findings into the Risk of Using Devices that Have Been in Long-Term Storage

October 10th, 2014

Karl Strauss (Electronic Parts Engineering) attended the SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference in Cincinnati and presented his research findings into the risk of using devices that have been in Long-Term Storage. This talk, part of the Obsolescence Management track, was prominently featured on the conference main web page and has been nominated for “Best […]

Doug Sheldon, Chuck Barnes, Reza Ghaffarian, Peter Dillon, Jong-ook Suh, and Don Hunter Met with a Team from Boeing Satellite Development Center

October 10th, 2014

Doug Sheldon, Chuck Barnes, Reza Ghaffarian, Peter Dillon, Jong-ook Suh, and Don Hunter from JPL OSMS and ESD met with a team from Boeing Satellite Development Center to discuss the use of plastic ball grid array (PBGA) packages with large, high pin count and high power silicon devices like FPGAs and rad hard application-specific integrated […]