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PCB Technology Leadership Awards Winners

The votes are in, the plaques have been engraved--the 2012 TLA winners have been announced!

2012 Winners

Category: Best Overall Design

  • Company: Selex Galileo, UK
  • Design team: Simon Hawkes, Mark Butt, Kelly Perryman
  • Using: Expedition Enterprise

Category: Computers, Blade & Servers, Memory Systems

  • 1st place: Fujitsu Technology Solutions, Germany
    • Design team: Andreas Schaefer, Peter Kastl, Andreas Neumann, Mario Lanteri, Markus Wicher, Andreas Titz, Peter Bräu, Benjamin Zeller, George Emanuel Valceanu
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • 2nd place: Samsung Electronics, South Korea
    • Design team: MiKyoung Nam, Sungho Jung, Myung-Hwa Jung, Chunglyol Lee
    • Using: Board Station XE

Category: Consumer Electronics & Handhelds

  • 1st place: Qualcomm, USA
    • Design team: Larry Paul, Byron Coleman, Brad Davis, Bruce Fischer, Andy Lejman
    • Using: Board Station XE
  • 2nd place: TP Vision Singapore
    • Design team: Richard Hoong, Looi Lai Yin, Tan Li Li, Ng Kim Yan
    • Using: Board Station XE

Category: Industrial Control, Instrumentation, Security & Medical

  • 1st place: Emerson Control Techniques, USA
    • Design team: Michael Weinberg, Robert Cottell
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • 2nd place: CiBoard Electronic, Germany
    • Design team: Michael Schwitzer, Thomas Blasko
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise

Category: Military & Aerospace

  • 1st place: Aselsan, Turkey
    • Design team: Sefika Ozkal Piroglu, Murat Karadeniz, Inanc Dogru, Hakan Cimen, Serkan Ozyurek, Halil Ibrahim Yaslak
    • Using: Board Station XE
  • 2nd place: IAI Elta, Israel
    • Design team: Benny Lazar, Haouji Jean-Pierr
    • Using: Board Station XE

Category: Telecom, Network Controllers, Line Cards

  • 1st place: Alcatel-Lucent, USA
    • Design team: Ramfis Rivera-Colon, Rick Mctee, Greg Martin, Bob Novonty, Jeff Bridgett, Conrad Herse, Ken Krueger, Joseph Gomez, Jay Kreminski, Sergio Olmos
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • 2nd place: Tellabs, Finland
    • Design team: Peter Kokko, Juha Ahvenainen, Sami Jokinen, Sauli Kunnas, Jyrki Nyyssönen, Matti Pulkkinen, Jukka Raappana, Hannu Saarikoski, Kimmo Valkonen, Päivi Vallin, Ilari Veki, Jyrki Vuorinen
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise

Category: Transportation & Automotive

  • 1st place: Johnson Controls, USA
    • Design team: Scott Smith, Petar Slavov, Krzysztof Russa
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • 2nd place: Huizhou Desay, China
    • Designer: Tan Baichuan
    • Using: Expedition Enterprise

2011 Winners

Category: Best Overall Design

Company: Wipro Technologies, India
Design team: Rakesh Raju Nadimetla, Radesh Gupta
Using: Board Station RE, XtremePCB, HyperLynx SI/PI

Category: Consumer Electronics & Handhelds

1st place: LG Electronics, South Korea
Design team: Junhyeok Lee, Inmu Kim, Kun Joo
Using: Expedition Enterprise

2nd place: Avolites, UK
Design team: Alwyn Fernandes
Using: PADS

Category: Computers, Blade & Servers, Memory Systems

1st place: GE Intelligent Platforms, UK
Design team: Mike Tapp, Rob Savage, Bryan Ledger, Stuart Connolly
Using: Expedition PCB, HyperLynx SI/PI

2nd place: PFU, Japan
Design team: Junichi Nakagawa, Yuusuke Amakata, Seiji Yoshinaga, Yasuhide Chigawa
Using: PCB, CES, XtremePCB, HyperLynx SI/PI

Category: Industrial Control, Instrumentation, Security & Medical

1st place: Verigy, Germany
Design team: Oliver Knitterscheidt
Using: Board Station, HyperLynx PI

2nd place: Agilent, China
Design team: Bo Yao
Using: Expedition PCB

Category: Military & Aerospace

1st place: GE Intelligent Platforms, UK
Design team: Jim Rose, Michael Brewin, David Hart
Using: Expedition PCB, HyperLynx SI/PI

2nd place: SELEX Galileo S.p.A., Italy
Design team: Maurizio Pagani, Matteo Seminari, Aldo Boschiroli, Gregorio Vitale
Using: Enterprise, HyperLynx

Category: Telecom, Network Controllers, Line Cards

1st place: Alcatel-Lucent, USA
Design team: Mei Wong, Carboy Zhang Li Bo, Mark Darby, Aydin Cokoyoglu
Using: Board Station RE

2nd place: F5 Networks, USA
Design team: Debra Bandimere, Jarom Daines, Eric Daines, Jerry Canterbury
Using: CES, Expedition PCB

Category: Transportation & Automotive

1st place: Johnson Controls, USA
Design team: Scott Smith, Siddesh Vishwanath, Krzysztof Russa
Using: Expedition PCB, CES

2nd place: Huizhou Desay, China
Design team: Tan Baichuan
Using: Expedition PCB

2010 Winners

Category: Best Overall Design

Winner

  • GE Intelligent Platforms (UK) – Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Design team: Paul Curran, Mike Tapp, Rob Savage, John Digby

Category: Consumer Electronics & Handhelds

Winner

  • Seagate (USA) – Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Design team: Diane Williams, Dave Williamson, Mark Roberts

Runner Up

  • Qualcomm Inc (USA) – Using Board Station XE
  • Design team: Larry Paul, Bryan Selby, Jason Yeo, Yongsheng Peng, Christine Henry, David Bahnemann, Andres March, Yang Zhang

Category: Industrial Control, Instrumentation, Security & Medical

Winner

  • NTC ELINS – JSC, Russia– Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Design team: Dmitry Belyaev, Vladimir Sikoev, Evgeniya Tevs

Runner Up

  • GE Intelligent Platforms (US) – Expedition Enterprise
  • Design team: Howard Donaldson, Jack Henslee, Matt Ferguson

Category: Military & Aerospace

Winner

  • General Dynamics (Canada) – Using: Board Station XE
  • Design team: Rene Allard, George Claridge, Kevin Fitzgerald, Cristian Filip, Luc Bouchard

Runner Up

  • Astrium (UK) – Expedition Enterprise
  • Design team: Mark Walker, Sean Manning, Bob Masterton, Stephen Williams, Jon Hill

Category: Computers, Blade & Servers, Memory Systems

Winner

  • ZTE, China - Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Design team: Zhang Meijuan, Guo Yonggang, Peng Shuifei, Chen Huifeng

Runner Up

  • Broadcom, USA - Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Designer: Rich Pitta

Category: Telecom, Network Controllers, Line Cards

Winner

  • Alcatel-Lucent (Italy) – Using: Board Station XE
  • Design team: Lugi Aldeghi, Fabrizio Crippa, Massimiliano Severi, Giuseppe Sorbara, Lucia Marta, Ivan Malaspina, Luigi Brambilla

Runners Up

  • SIENNA ECAD Technologies Pvt Ltd (India) – Using: PADS
    Design team: Srinivas R, Savita Rajesh
  • Alcatel-Lucent (Israel) – Using: Expedition Enterprise
    Design team: Elad Noach, Rafi Zalalihin, Tamir Hazan

Category: Transportation & Automotive

Winner

  • Huizhou-Desay Automotive (China) – Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Designer: Tan Baichuan

Runner Up

  • Huizhou-Desay Automotive (China) – Using: Expedition Enterprise
  • Designer: Huaquan Li

2009 Winners

Category: Best Overall Design

Tellabs, USA - Using Expedition® Enterprise
Design Team: Steven Everly, Stephen Mihal

Category: Consumer Electronics & Handhelds

Panasonic, Japan – Using Expedition Enterprise
Design Team: Takayuki Hinokidani, Shuhei Osako

  • Runner Up: Vestel Electronic, Turkey – Using Expedition Enterprise
    Designer: Aysen Sicimci Ozcan

Category: Industrial Control, Instrumentation, Security & Medical

CiBoard Electronic, Germany – Using PADS® and Expedition Enterprise
Designer: Michael Schwitzer

  • Runner Up: Oregano Systems, Austria – Using Expedition Enterprise
    Designer: Helmut Mayrhofer

Category: Military & Aerospace

GE Fanuc, UK – Using Expedition Enterprise
Design Team: Nigel Knighton, Dave Shield, Jim Rose, Stuart Connolly, Zeshan Hussein

  • Runners Up (tied)
    • General Dynamics, Canada – Using Board Station® XE
      Design Team: René Allard, Cristian Filip
    • DRS, Canada – Using Expedition Enterprise
      Design Team: Robert Turzo, Andre Demers

Category: Computers, Blade & Servers, Memory Systems

Kontron, Canada – Using Expedition Enterprise
Designer: Kontron Development Team

  • Runner Up: SiennaECAD, India – Using PADS
    Design Team: Savita Ganjigatti, Viveka MP, Dinesh GT

Category: Telecom, Network Controllers, Line cards

Alcatel-Lucent, US – Using Expedition Enterprise
Design Team: Susan Plul, Max Ko

  • Runners Up (tied):
    • RAD Data Comm, Israel – Using Expedition Enterprise
      Design Team: Dorit Leizer, Olga Goykhberg, Svetlana Zlotnik, Sharona Manasherov, Didier Halimi
    • Rancore Technologies, India – Using PADS
      Design team: Ruchi Johari, Anjan Roy, Ganesh Singh, Pramod Singh, Vishal Abrol

Technology Leadership Awards 2012

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