Society News

Society News

ISTFA 2018 

ISTFA 2018 Plan today to attend ISTFA 2018!  This year’s theme is Failures Worth Analyzing. We will soon be accepting papers for the technical program of the 44th International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (ISTFA).  Paper selection is based entirely on information submitted in abstracts and will be evaluated on novelty, completeness, quality, and benefit to the FA community. Submit your minimum two-page abstract including images, figures, and references.

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Call for Papers

The call for Papers is now open! 

Submit your abstract by April 21, 2018 to be considered for the ISTFA 2018 technical program.    

Share your experiences and advance the industry and your career at the 44th International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis (ISTFA), the premier event for the microelectronics failure analysis community. We invite you to submit your work for publication and to present to the industry in Phoenix, Arizona for the 44th year of ISTFA.

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EDFAS is Seeking Board Nominations

EDFAS is soliciting nominations for candidates for the EDFAS Board of Directors.  Nominations are for member-at-large board positions for three-year terms beginning October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2021.  There are expected to be up to three (3) positions open for nomination and any member of EDFAS in good standing is encouraged to nominate themselves or another member for one of these positions.  The Incumbents may also seek re-appointment by notifying the Awards and Nominations Committee Chair, Cheryl Hartfield (

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EDFAS is Seeking Student Board Members

The ASM Electronic Device Failure Analysis Society (EDFAS) is seeking applicants for its student board member position. Students must be a registered undergraduate or graduate during the 2018-2019 academic year and must be studying or involved in research in an area closely related to failure analysis. Application deadline is to April 1, 2018.

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EDFAS Society Awards

EDFAS is seeking nominations for two awards to recognize the accomplishments of its members! The EDFAS Lifetime Achievement Award and the EDFAS President's Award are given annually with the first presentations made at ISTFA 2017. Nominate a worthy colleague today!

EDFAS Lifetime Achievement Award

EDFAS President's Award

Nomination deadline for both awards is March 1 each year.

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