Joanne Fahey | November 21, 2014
Gary Bernstein, Frank Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering and Associate Director of Notre Dame’s Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NDnano), was awarded the inaugural Indiana Master of Innovation Award from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Forbes, Inc. for his work on the development of Quilt Packaging (QP) technology.
The award ceremony took place as part of the Forbes Reinventing America: The Innovation Summit, held November 13th, 2014 in Indianapolis, at which Bernstein was a speaker. Victor Smith, Indiana Secretary of Commerce, presented the award to Bernstein in front of the invitation-only crowd of 200, which included venture capitalists, a breadth of industry representatives, and many high-profile guests and attendees, such as Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Mr. Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media.
Bernstein, who, along with Jason Kulick, co-founded Indiana Integrated Circuits, LLC to commercialize the QP technology that he invented, said, “I am thrilled to have been named the first Indiana Master of Innovation by the IEDC and Forbes. This recognition is great additional validation of the importance of Quilt Packaging technology in addressing significant advanced semiconductor packaging challenges and the fantastic business opportunity that it represents for Indiana.”
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