Dr. Dongkai Shangguan

About Dr. Dongkai

About Dr. Dongkai

Dr. Shangguan, IEEE Fellow and IMAPS Fellow, is President of Thermal Engineering Associates (TEA) and a Strategic Advisor to innovative companies in the global semiconductor and electronics industry. Previously, he served as Corporate Vice President for Advanced Technology & Engineering at Flex (formerly Flextronics), and as Chief Marketing Officer at STATSChipPAC (currently JCET). Early in his career, Dr. Shangguan spent 10 years with Ford Motor Co. and Visteon Corporation where he held various technical and management responsibilities in automotive electronics.

Dr. Shangguan has served on the iNEMI Board of Directors, the IEEE EPS Board of Governors, and the IPC Board of Directors. He has received a number of recognitions for his contributions to the industry, including the Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award from IEEE EPS, the William D. Ashman Achievement Award from IMAPS, the President’s Award from IPC, and the Total Excellence in Electronics Manufacturing Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).

Dr. Shangguan has published two books, authored/co-authored over 300 technical papers and articles, and has been issued over 30 U.S. patents. He has given numerous presentations and keynotes at international conferences.

Dr. Shangguan received his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, MBA degree from San Jose State University, and Ph.D. in Materials from the University of Oxford, U.K. He conducted post-doctoral teaching and research at the University of Cambridge and The University of Alabama.

Dr. Shangguan lives in San Jose, CA, and travels globally in support of the industry.

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