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88 SMT007 MAGAZINE I AUGUST 2020 1 Zulki's PCB Nuggets: Soft Electronics Pose PCB Micro- electronics Assembly Challenges E Zulki Khan explains how PCBs have moved from tra- ditional large rigid boards to considerably smaller rigid and combinations of rigid and flex circuit boards, even to the point that bare chips and wire bonding are used during the PCB microelec- tronics assembly of these tiny boards. 2 Foundations of the Future: Student Representative on IPC Board of Directors E Charlene Gunter du Plessis describes how IPC's Board of Directors recently added a full voting board seat to an IPC student member, including introducing the student liai- son and sharing an interview with Dr. John Mitchell and Shane Whiteside. 3 Catching Up With Fane Friberg: Supply Chain Management Expert E Dan Beaulieu recently spoke with Fane Friberg, principal at CEPHAS and a supply chain management expert, about how he started his company, as well as current market challenges he sees and what he thinks the future holds for com- panies—especially post-pandemic. 4 The Government Circuit: Renewed Focus on Worldwide Supply Chain Amid COVID-19 E One of the key takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic is that in times of crisis, sophisti- cated global supply chains can break down. Chris Mitchell explains how as the pandemic continues to play out, IPC is actively engaged in promoting global trade and the regionalization of supply chains. Editor's Picks from Gunter du Plessis Chris Mitchell Zulki Khan Fane Friberg

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