Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Michael Bixenman (aka Dr. Mike) is known to many as the world’s leading expert in cleaning electronic circuit assemblies and advanced packages. He is also one of the industry’s leading authorities on the design of electronic assembly, cleaning materials and process integration. In fact, Dr. Mike literally wrote the book on electronics manufacturing process cleaning standards (Cleaning & Contamination Process Guide).
A much sought-after presenter and global speaker, “Dr. Mike” has been featured on the cover of SMT Magazine and has published hundreds of industry white papers and cleaning hand books that are used around the world as today’s leading applications references.
Despite all of Dr. Mike’s hard-to-achieve industry recognition and demand, he is always approachable and ready to help engineers and technicians who need to improve their cleaning processes.
Dr. Mike’ contributions to the electronic assembly industry have lead to multiple professional honors and recognitions, including the IPC President’s Award and chairmanship of the IPC/SMTA Cleaning Symposium. Currently, he is chair of the IPC Cleaning Handbook Task Group. In addition to a Doctorate in Business Administration, Dr. Bixenman holds three other earned degrees.