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NextFlex Honors Several Dedicated Individuals Contributing to FHE Industry

March 1, 2017

Fellow Award recognizes those helping to accelerate flexible hybrid electronics in America.

NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, announced the launch of its NextFlex Fellow Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of individuals across industry, government and academia for their remarkable contributions to accelerating the NextFlex mission and the FHE industry in the US.
 
The winners of the inaugural award were honored at NextFlex’s headquarters during a technical council meeting, which kicks off a two-day workshop focused on FHE Impact on Health and Safety of the Future (March 1-2).
 
The Fellow Award winners are:
• Azar Alizadeh, senior material scientist, GE Global Research
• Daniel Gamota, VP, engineering, Jabil
• Robert Smith, senior quality engineer, The Boeing Company
• Daniel Hines, scientist, Laboratory for Physical Sciences
• Mark D. Poliks, professor and director, Binghamton University
• Anwar Mohammed, senior director, Flex
• Homer Antoniadis, head, Silicon Valley Technology Center, DuPont
 
“As a prelude to our upcoming workshop, I can’t think of a more appropriate time to launch this award, which recognizes some of the talented trailblazers who have helped shape our industry and get NextFlex to where it is today,” said Dr. Malcolm Thompson, executive director for NextFlex. “The seven initial recipients of our award truly reflect and embrace our organization’s charter and what we have set out to do—to bring FHE mainstream. We applaud the outstanding achievements that these true FHE pioneers have, and are making, with respect to transforming FHE into a commercially viable industry of technological innovation that will have a major impact in nearly every aspect of our lives.”