2024 iNEMI Recognition Program Winners


iNEMI is a membership organization, driven by our members for our members. The positive impact that iNEMI achieves along the electronics manufacturing value chain is due to the high level of member engagement and collaboration in all aspects of the consortium. iNEMI recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions made by our members in electronics manufacturing through our annual Awards & Recognition Program. Below is a brief description of each award along with a list of the 2024 recipients for each category.

For more details about the recipients, please click the link on the category name (below).

Project Leadership Award — a team award that recognizes the individual team members of completed iNEMI projects that deliver superior performance of electronics manufacturing practices, superior technology and business results and/or positive impacts to the electronics manufacturing value chain and its ecosystem. The 2024 winner is:

  • mmWave Permittivity Reference Material Development Project

iNEMI Dedicated Service Award — this award honors uncommon dedicated voluntary service to iNEMI marked by outstanding performance, effective leadership, and committed service to the consortium. This year’s recipients are:

  • Mostafa Aghazadeh, Intel
  • Marc Benowitz, Nokia Bell Labs and iNEMI (retired)
  • Ed Kelley, Four Peaks Innovation (previously with Isola Group)
  • Ed Tinsley, Dell (retired)

iNEMI Fellow — the Fellow designation recognizes individuals whose engineering achievements have had a positive impact on iNEMI as well as the electronics manufacturing value chain. The 2024 iNEMI Fellows are:

  • Tatiana Berdinskikh, Novophotonics Consulting (working with Senko Advanced Components) and previously with Celestica
  • Tom Okrasinski, Nokia Bell Labs