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68 The PCB Design Magazine • October 2015 1 Mentor Graphics' Wally Rhines Recognized with 2015 Phil Kaufman Award A member of the eDAC Board of Directors since 1994, Dr. rhines served an unprecedented five two-year terms as eDAC's chairman over a 16-year period from 1996 to 2012. "Dr. rhines has helped drive eDAC to a position of leadership, creating a mechanism for the eDA industry to grow and ad- dress common issues," remarks robert P. Smith, executive director of eDAC. 2 Failure Mode: Hole Wall Pullaway This column is based on my experience in test re- liability of interconnect stress test (iST) coupons. i am addressing hWPA that features moderate to severe outgassing. There may be hWPA due to thermal stressing of the board without any signifi- cant outgassing, but this type of hWPA is subtle, and it presents as a dark line between the plat- ing and the dielectric of the hole wall. This type of hWPA is rarely detected. 3 Intercept unveils Enhancements to Pantheon Ink Resistor Technology "enhancements to Pantheon's ink resistor func- tionality combine the power of Pantheon's PCB/ hybrid/rF design flow with the intuitive setup and modification of complex ink resistor shapes for the highest advancements in design layout and geom- etry creation," said Dale hanzelka, director of sales and marketing at intercept. 4 The Reindustrialization of Europe With an inquisitive mind and a head for challeng- es, besides the ability to think outside the box and the courage to dare to be different and strive to be first, Spirit Circuits MD Steve Driver can be relied upon to grab the attention of an audience of PCB professionals. As keynote speaker at the institute of Circuit Technology hayling island Seminar, he lived up to his reputation with a motivational pre- sentation, the two themes of which exemplified his latest entrepreneurial venture. TOp Ten Recent Highlights from PCBDesign007 68 The PCB Design Magazine • October 2015

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