Short Courses and Conferences

2014 IEEE Conference on Reliability Science for Advanced Materials and Devices

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

September 7 - 9, 2014

Conference Description

This forum aims to stimulate a cross-technology discussion of ideas, expertise, and knowledge for improving the reliability of advanced materials and devices in energy technologies (photovoltaics, batteries, LED lighting, etc.); micro, wide-bandgap and power electronics; and Pb-free solders. Reliability in harsh environments is a topic of particular interest. The driving philosophy is that reliability science shares attributes common to all technologies, and that solutions and understanding developed in one technology may indeed be applicable to others. As such, the conference will provide dedicated time for educational lectures, peer-to-peer interactions through dynamic workshops, and contributed paper and poster presentations.

Conference Topics

A full listing of the topics to be presented and discussed at the conference is available.
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Call for Papers

Papers are being solicited for presentation at the conference. Submission deadline for abstracts is August 8, 2014. Learn more...

Student Awards

RSAMD student awards are intended to honor and encourage students' (both undergraduate and graduate) involvement and exposure to the field of reliability science. Learn more...


The conference will be held on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden (near Denver), Colorado USA. Learn more...

Fees and Registration

Registration for the conference is open now. Attendance is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available. Learn more...

Travel and Accommodations

Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.

Further Technical Information

For more information about the course content, please contact:

Carole Graas, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering - HH 309
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401

Phone: 802-310-4287

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