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Sammy Shina

Sammy Shina
Sammy G ShinaProfessor, Director - Engineering Management Program
  • CollegeFrancis College of Engineering
  • DepartmentMechanical Engineering
  • Phone(978) 934-2590
  • Emailsammy_shina@uml.edu

Research Interests

Electronic manufacturing, six sigma applications, design of experiments, collaborative engineering, quality & product design

Education

  • Ph D: Mechanical Engineering, (1998), Tufts University - Medford, MA
  • MS: Computer Science, (1972), Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA
  • BS: Electrical Engineering, (1966), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA
  • BS: Industrial Management, (1966), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA

Awards and Honors

  • Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in Mechanical Engineering (2010), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Regional EPA 2006 Business, Industry and Professional Organizations Environmental Merit Awards (2006) - New England Lead Free Consortium
  • Professor of the Year, ME Department (1997), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation, for Dedication and Service (1995) - Lowell High School (year; 1995)
  • Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation, for Dedication and Service during the 1995 School Year (1995), Service, Community - Lowell High School, Lowell, MA
  • "Excellence in Design" Award, HP Waltham Waste Water Treatment plant (1982) - Metropolitan District Commission of Massachusetts

Publications

  • Shina, S.G. () "Hewlett Packard PC Assembly Process Guidelines,"
  • Shina, S.G. () "Hewlett Packard PC Assembly Workmanship Guidelines,"
  • Shina, S.G. () "Hewlett Packard PC Automatic Component Insertion Guidelines,"
  • Shina, S.G. () "Hewlett Packard PC Design and layout Guidelines,"
  • Shina, S.G. () "Hewlett Packard PC Design for Manufacurability Guideline,"
  • Shina, S.G. () "Hewlett Packard PC Pin/Receptacle system Guidelines,"
  • Shina, S.G. () "“Lead Free Conversion Analysis for Multiple PWB/Component Materials and Finishes using Quality and Reliability Testing”," Chomdan Publishing Company
  • Azhar, F., Tite, K., Johnston, S.P., Hansen, C.J., Shina, S.G., Schiano, A.M., Willis, D.J. (2016) "Hands-on made 4 ME: Deploying, using, developing and evaluating desktop computer numerical controlled (CNC) systems in the engineering classroom," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings 2016-June:
  • Vaillant, J.J., Hansen, C.J., Stolk, J., Johnston, S.P., Shina, S.G., Willis, D.J. (2015) "Design and implementation of an inexpensive laboratory for providing hands-on design prototyping and manufacturing experiences to engineering students," American Society for Engineering Education 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society:
  • Vaillant, J.J., Hansen, C.J., Stolk, J.D., Johnston, S.P., Shina, S.G., Willis, D.J. (2014) "Hands on made4me: Hands-on machining, analysis and design experiences for mechanical engineers," 121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
  • Shina, S.G. (2013) "“Engineering Project Management”," McGraw Hill professional series
  • Shina, S.G. (2013) "“Lead-free Nanosolders and Nanowire Joining for Microelectronics/Nanoelectronics Assembly and Packaging"," APEX conference
  • Gao, F., Gu, Z., Shina, S.G. (2013) "663-680 Lead-free nanosolders and nanowire joining for microelectronics/ nanoelectronics assembly and packaging," IPC APEX EXPO Conference and Exhibition 2013, APEX EXPO 2013 1: pp. 663-680
  • Morose, G., Shina, S.G., Farrell, R. (2011) "Supply chain collaboration to achieve toxics use reduction," Journal of Cleaner Production 19:5 pp. 397-407
  • Shina, S.G. (2011) "“Investigation of Lead-free Nanosolder Reflow and Wettability Property for Electronics/Nanoelectronics Assembly and Packaging"," Nanotech 2011 Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2010) ""Synthesis and Development of Lead Free Nano Solder for Electronics/Micro Electronics Assembly and Packaging"," IMAPS New England Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2010) "“Failure Analysis Results for Evaluating the Long Term Reliability of Test Vehicles Assembled with Lead Free Materials”," IMAPS New England Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2010) "“Quality and Reliability Analysis of Lead Free PCBS in simulated Production Conditions and Long term Use"," Pan Pacific Conference
  • Morose, G., Shina, S., Farrell, B., Bodmer, P., Degan, K., Pinsky, D., Ebner, K., Sarkhel, A., Anderson, R., Pasquito, H., Miller, M., Feinstein, L., Fragoza, D., Ren, E., Benson, R., Bickford, C. (2009) "Long term reliability analysis of lead free and halogen free electronic assemblies," IPC APEX Expo 2009 1: pp. 547-608
  • Shina, S.G. (2009) "“Long Term Reliability Analysis of Lead-Free and Halogen-Free Electronics Assemblies”," IPC Printed Circuits Expo, APEX and the Designers Summit
  • Shina, S.G. (2009) "“Quality And Reliability Testing Of Circuit Boards Assembled With Lead Free Components, Finishes, Soldering Materials And Processes In Simulated Production Conditions”," PAN PAC conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2008) "SMTA Toolbox: Knowledgeable green transition management," SMT Surface Mount Technology Magazine 22:5
  • Shina, S.G. (2008) ""SMTA Toolbox: Knowledgeable green transition management"," SMT Surface Mount Technology Magazine 22:5
  • Shina, S.G. (2008) "“Green Design and Manufacturing”," McGraw Hill professional series
  • Duffy, J.a b c d e, ., Barrington, L.f., West, C.g., McKelliget, J.a h i j, ., Niemi, E.h., Shina, S.h., Sun, H.h., Niezrecki, C.h., Parkin, R.h., Charmchi, M.h., Avitabile, P.j l m n o, . (2007) "Service-learning in core courses throughout a mechanical engineering curriculum," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
  • Shina, S.G. (2007) "The use of six sigma principles for successful RoHS implementation," Printed Circuit Design and Manufacture 24:4 pp. 28-32
  • Morose, G., Harriman, L., Shina, S., Anderson, R., Pasquito, H., Wilkish, G., Bodmer, P., Farrell, B., Goulet, J., Lauziere, P., Brinkman, J., Longworth, D., Boger, W., Buck, T., Degan, K., Lockard, D., Abbott, D., Pinsky, D., Ebner, K., Sarkhel, A., Quealy, M., Benson, R., Ballas, J., Lizotte, R. (2006) "Visual and reliability testing results of circuit boards assembled with lead free components, soldering materials and processes in a simulated production environment," IPC - Printed Circuits Expo, Apex, and the Designers Summit 2006: Perfectly Cutting Edge 2: pp. 728-739
  • Shina, S.G. (2006) "“The use of Six Sigma principles for successful ROHS Implementation”," Printed Circuit Design and Manufacture
  • Shina, S.G. (2006) "“Visual and Reliability Testing Results of Surface Mounted Lead Free Soldering Materials and Processes in a Simulated Production Environment”," IPC Printed Circuits Expo, APEX and the Designers Summit
  • Shina, S.G. (2006) "“Summary of New England Lead Free Consortium Implementation Plan of High Volume Assembly of Printed Wiring Boards”," Pan Pacific Symposium
  • Shina, S.G., Morose, G. (2005) "How surface finish and solder paste affect lead-free conversions," SMT Surface Mount Technology Magazine 19:2 pp. 62-66
  • Shina, S., Harriman, L., Morose, G., Anderson, R., Pasquito, H., Wilkish, G., Farrell, B., Goulet, J., Lauzier, P., Lombardo, R., Buck, T., Longworth, D., Degan, K., Abbott, D., Pinsky, D., Sarkhel, A., Quealy, M., Dimock, F., Dimatteo, R., Benson, R., Walters, K., Ballas, J., Ulmer, C. (2005) "Reliability testing results of surface mounted lead free soldering materials and processes," IPC - Electronic Circuits World Convention, Printed Circuits Expo, Apex, and the Designers Summit 2005, ECWC 10: The Perfect Fit 3: pp. 1737-1747
  • Shina, S.G., Morose, G. (2005) "“Transitioning to Lead-Free Electronics: Now a Business Necessity”," New England Environmental Journal,
  • Shina, S.G. (2005) "“Lead Free Consortium Update for Process Conversion”," IPC/JEDEC 8th International Conference on Lead Free Electronic Assemblies and Components
  • Shina, S.G. (2005) "“Analysis of Testing Results of Surface Mounted Lead Free Soldering Materials and Processes”," Pan Pacific Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2005) "“Lead Free Conversion Analysis for Multiple PWB/Component Materials and Finishes using Quality and Reliability Testing”," APEX conference
  • Shina, S.G., Morose, G. (2005) "“Lead Free Conversion Analysis for multiple PWB materials and processes”," SMT Journal
  • Shina, S.G. (2004) "“Design Of Experiments For Lead Free Materials, Surface Finishes And Manufacturing Processes Of Printed Wiring Boards”," Hong Kong SMT Society Annual Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2004) "“Process and Material Selection for zero defects and superior adhesion Lead Free SMT soldering”," Hong Kong SMT society
  • Shina, S.G. (2004) "“Summary of Visual and Reliability Testing Results of Surface Mounted Lead Free Soldering Materials and Processes”," 7th International IPC/JEDEC conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2004) "“Analysis of Testing Results of Surface Mounted Lead Free Solders and Materials in Production Environments”," SMTI International
  • Shina, S.G., MacFadden, T. (2004) "“Lead Free Conversion issues in Component and PWB Surface Finishes”," SMT Journal pp. 73
  • Shina, S.G. (2004) "“Lead Free Conversion Analysis for Multiple PWB/Component Materials and Finishes using Quality and Reliability Testing”," APEX conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2004) "“Lead Free Conversion Analysis for Multiple PWB/Component Materials and Finishes using Quality and Reliability Testing”," APEX conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2003) "“A Comparative Analysis of Lead Free Materials and Processes Using Design of Experiments Techniques”," SMTI International
  • Shina, S.G. (2003) "“Testing Results for Lead-Free PWB’s by the Massachusetts Lead-Free Electronics Research Consortium”," IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment (ISEE)
  • Shina, S.G. (2003) "“Materials and Processes for Surface Mount Lead Free Soldering”," APEX Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2002) "“A Cpk-Based Toolkit for Tolerance Analysis and Design”," Engineering Design Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2002) "“Six Sigma for Electronics Design and Manufacturing”," McGraw Hill
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) "“Design Of Experiments”," Electrochemical Publications Ltd
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) ""Manufacturing Costs for electronic Products”," Elesevier Press pp. 2727-2735
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) "“Process and Material Selection for zero defects and superior adhesion Lead Free SMT soldering”," SMTA International Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) ""Reliability Testing Techniques for Lead Free Soldering Of SMT Technology”," Japanese Journal ANBE, SMT
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) "“Design Of Experiments For Lead Free Materials, Surface Finishes And Manufacturing Processes Of Printed Wiring Boards”," Chinese Electronics Association Journal
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) ""Reliability Testing Techniques for Lead Free Soldering Of SMT Technology”," ETRONIX Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (2001) "“Selecting Material and Process Parameters for Lead Free SMT Soldering Using Design of Experiments Techniques”," Apex Conference
  • Shina, S.G., Saigal, A. (2000) "Using C pk as a design tool for new system development," Quality Engineering 12:4 pp. 551-560
  • Shina, S.G., Saigal, A. (2000) "Using Cpk as a design tool for new system development," Quality Engineering 12:4 pp. 551-560
  • Shina, S.G. (2000) "“Design Of Experiments For Lead Free Materials, Surface Finishes And Manufacturing Processes Of Printed Wiring Boards”," SMTA International Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1999) "Contract manufacturing at work: How to avoid the pitfalls of outsourcing in a global economy," American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering Division, MED 10: pp. 557-562
  • Grover, M., Shina, S.G. (1999) "Developing vias for additive technologies in Printed Wiring Board fabrication," National Electronic Packaging and Production Conference-Proceedings of the Technical Program (West and East) FEB. pp. 77-83
  • Shina, S.G. (1999) "“When Global Manufacturing Does not Work”," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE)
  • Shina, S.G. (1999) ""Using Cpk as Design Tool for New System Development,"," International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED) 1: pp. 357-360
  • Shina, S.G. (1999) "“Developing Vias For Additive Technologies In Printed Wiring Board Fabrication”," NEPCON East pp. 77-83
  • Shina, S.G., Saigal, A. (1998) "A quality-based cost model for new electronic systems and products," JOM 50:4 pp. 29-33
  • Shina, S.G., Saigal, A. (1998) "Technology cost modeling for the manufacture of printed circuit boards in new electronic products," Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME 120:2 pp. 368-375
  • Shina, S.G. (1998) ""Additive Technologies: An Examination of Polymer Film Technology in Comparison to Etched Copper Circuitry"," NEPCON East pp. 11-17
  • Shina, S.G. (1998) ""Methodology for Applying Specifications in Electronics Manufacturing Equipment"," NEPCON East pp. 3-10
  • Shina, S.G. (1998) ""Technology Based Cost Modeling of Printed Circuit Boards","
  • Shina, S.G., Saigal, A. (1997) "A cost model of new electronic products for use during the design and development phases," American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Design Engineering Division (Publication) DE 94: pp. 67-74
  • Carvalho, V., Phommovath, V., Shina, S. (1997) "Evaluation of SMT screen printing stencil technologies," National Electronic Packaging and Production Conference-Proceedings of the Technical Program (West and East) 3: pp. 1719-1735
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) "Paperless system for manufacturing assembly automation," National Electronic Packaging and Production Conference-Proceedings of the Technical Program (West and East) pp. 35-48
  • Mickela, B., Marshall, J., Rich, S., Patel, C., Shina, S.G. (1997) "Paste qualification for SMT processes," National Electronic Packaging and Production Conference-Proceedings of the Technical Program (West and East) pp. 23-33
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""A Design Cost Model for New Products Development"," ASME Winter Annual Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""A Design Cost Model for New Products Development"," American Society of Metals Annual Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""Paperless Tooling System for PCB Fabrication"," NEPCON East 1997 pp. 33-48
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""Paste Qualification for SMT process"," NEPCON East 1997 pp. 23-25
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""Process Changes Face Industry"," Mass High Tech
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""UMASS Lowell Students team with Business"," Mass High Tech
  • Shina, S.G. (1997) ""Evaluation of SMT Paste and Stencil Technologies"," NEPCON WEST 97
  • Shina, S.G., Saigal, A. (1996) "Concurrent engineering and the virtual factory: Developing products with supply chains," American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Design Engineering Division (Publication) DE 89: pp. 47-55
  • Gagne, D., Quaglia, M., Shina, S.G. (1996) "Method for paste selection and process optimisation for fine-pitch SMT," Soldering and Surface Mount Technology 24 pp. 9-11
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""An Algorithm for selecting the electronic design implementation in Printed Circuit Board Fabrication based on cost factors"," ASME Winter Annual Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""Concurrent Engineering and the Virtual Factory: Developing Products with Contract Manufacturers"," ASME Winter Annual Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""Design For Manufacture of Electronic Products"," Arab School of Science and Technology Conference on Concurrent Product and Process Design and Development pp. 79-100
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""Product Realization Process in a Global Environment"," Arab School of Science and Technology Conference on Concurrent Product and Process Design and Development pp. 79-100
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""Process Development for SMT Stencil Adhesive Application”," NEPCON East 1996
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""Laboratory Exercises to Support Manufacturing Engineering Curriculum"," International Conference on Education in Manufacturing,
  • Shina, S.G. (1996) ""Method for Paste Selection and Process Optimization for Fine Pitch SMT"," NEPCON WEST 1996 pp. 61-70
  • Shina, S.G. (1994) ""Successful Implementation of Concurrent Engineering Products and Processes"," Van Nostrand Reinhold N.Y., reprinted by Wiley Press
  • Shina, S.G. (1994) ""Technology Based Cost Modeling for Manufacturing and Material Selection in New Product Development"," ASME Winter Annual Meeting pp. 85-92
  • Shina, S.G. (1993) ""Achieving World Class Quality in PCB Manufacturing through Concurrent Engineering"," Proceeding of the Technical Program, NEPCON WEST 1993 pp. 1818-1826
  • Shina, S.G. (1992) ""Performance Improvements: Application to Aerospace Rivets Installation"," Winter Annual Meeting of the ASME
  • Shina, S.G. (1992) ""Tuning a Large Data base Using Robust Design Techniques"," Winter Annual Meeting of the ASME
  • Shina, S.G. (1992) "Putting Quality Tools to Good Use, A Practical Approach"," Printed Circuit Fabrication 15:10 pp. 36-39
  • Shina, S.G. (1991) ""Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacture of Electronic Products"," Van Nostrand Reinhold N.Y., Reprinted by Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Shina, S.G. (1991) "Concurrent engineering: New rules for world-class companies," IEEE Spectrum 28:7 pp. 22-26
  • Shina, S.G. (1991) ""Optimizing Surface Mount Technology Soldering"," Surface Mount International Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1991) ""Optimized Soldering processes using the Taguchi Method"," British Electronics Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1990) ""Using the Taguchi Method to optimize Solder Processing"," IPC Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1990) ""Optimized Processing and Cleaning of Hybrid Integrated Circuits"," NEPCON EAST Conference Proceedings pp. 931-940
  • Shina, S.G. (1989) ""Quality Improvement Methods for Printed Circuit Fabrication & Assembly"," NEPCON SOUTHEAST Conference Professional Advancement
  • Shina, S.G. (1989) ""Optimizing the new HOLLIS wave solder machine"," American Supplier Institute Seventh Symposium Proceedings pp. 101-115
  • Shina, S.G. (1989) ""Reducing Defects in a Printed Circuit Wave Soldering Process using the Taguchi Method"," NEPCON EAST Conference Proceedings pp. 205-224
  • Shina, S.G. (1989) ""An Algorithm for selecting soldering flux for cleaning and surface conductivity"," NEPCON WEST Conference Proceedings pp. 1064-1070
  • Shina, S.G. (1988) ""Reducing Solder Wave defects in a Printed Circuit Board Wave Soldering Process"," American Supplier Institute's Sixth Symposium Proceedings pp. 123-144
  • Shina, S.G. (1986) ""Benefits of Concurrent Product/Process Development"," HP Corporation Executive Conferences
  • Shina, S.G. (1986) ""Mechanical Engineers go CAD"," HP Monitor Magazine
  • Shina, S.G. (1985) ""Mechanical Design and Test"," HP engineering Symposium
  • Shina, S.G. (1985) ""A PIP of a Process"," HP Engineer
  • Shina, S.G. (1984) ""CAD/CAM, A revolutionary way of the future"," HP Monitor Magazine
  • Shina, S.G. (1984) ""The Technologist"," Keeping Pace with Change, The Challenge for Engineers pp. 103-108
  • Shina, S.G. (1982) ""Trendshot Release, A Bold Change for the 1980's"," HP Monitor Magazine
  • Shina, S.G. (1977) ""Water Purification Project at MED"," HP Monitor Magazine
  • Shina, S.G. (1977) ""Justification for Dry-Film Photoresist Process"," American Electroplater's Society Sixth Annual PC Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1976) ""Automatic Insertion of Components"," IEEE Manufacturing Technology Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1975) ""Automatic Testing at HP Medical"," IEEE Manufacturing Technology Conference
  • Shina, S.G. (1974) ""Cleaning PC Boards"," Circuits Manufacturing
  • Shina, S.G. (1974) ""Manufacturing technology at MED"," HP Monitor Magazine
  • Shina, S.G. (1972) ""Microprogramming, Design Considerations","
  • Shina, S.G. (1967) ""Simulation of the Massachusetts Transportation Authority (MTA) System","

Presentations

  • Lead Free Consortium Research - Meeting SMTA and IEEE Reliability Boston chapters, February 2011 - Nashua, NH
  • - Pan Pacific conference, January 2006 - Kona, HI
  • - American Society of Quality, February 2005 - Manchester NH
  • - Toronto Chapter of the SMTA, November 2004 - Toronto, Canada
  • - ME department technical forums, October 2004
  • - Boston Chapter of the SMTA, September 2003
  • - Lead Free Electronics Workshop, April 2002 - Wilmington, MA
  • - Lead Free Research Summary, TURA Coordinators Conference, April 2002 - Marlborough
  • - Lead Free UMASS Consortium, November 2001 - Boston MA
  • - Lead Free at UMASS Lowell, Workshop on Modeling and Data Needs for Lead-Free Solders, February 2001
  • - State of Massachusetts Legislative committee on education policy, May 2000
  • - Career and Skill Upgrade Seminar Leader on Design for Quality using Six Sigma and Cpk Methods, April 2000 - Cambridge, MA
  • - Lead Free Electronics Symposium, April 2000 - Lucent Corporation, Haverhill, MA
  • - Lead Free Electronics, TURI Planner continuing education conference, April 2000
  • - Havestan Technical Facility, August 1999 - Ankara, Turkey
  • - Mechanical Engineering Department, March 1999 - CapeTown, South Africa
  • - Applying SPC to the SMT Manufacturing ProcessÓ, November 1998
  • - American Loudspeaker Manufacturers Conference, Symposium Panelist, January 1998 - Las Vegas Nevada
  • - Electronics Industries Forum, May 1997
  • - Arab School of Science and Technology Conference on Concurrent Product and Process Design and Development, October 1996
  • - Globatronics Conference, October 1996
  • - NAFEM Association, January 1996 - Cincinnati, Ohio
  • recruiting for the SME - UMASS Lowell SME Student branch, February 1994
  • future employment opportunities - UMASS Lowell ASME Student branch, November 1993
  • - Mortorola Incorporated Six Sigma Institute Conference, October 1993
  • - Australian Surface Mount and Printed Circuit Board Association SM93 Conference, August 1993
  • - Concurrent Engineering: Innovation, Speed and Service, Western Regional Conference, February 1993 - Oxnard, California
  • Concurrent Engineering, January 1993 - Danbury, Connecticut
  • Concurrent Engineering, Advanced Technologies - Electronics Industry Conference, January 1993 - Tel Aviv, Israel
  • - Concurrent Engineering, Engineering faculty, October 1992 - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • - IEEE Guadalajara chapter, October 1992
  • - MEXICON 92 conference, October 1992 - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • - International Society for Hybrid Microelectronics (ISHIM), May 1992
  • - Concurrent Engineering, MSME program, November 1991
  • - Hong Kong Branch of SME on "Concurrent Engineering", November 1991
  • - Concurrent Engineering, IEEE Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, October 1991
  • "Robust Design" - Quality Conference, August 1991 - Columbia
  • - Concurrent Engineering, July 1991
  • - "Total Quality Management", April 1991 - Waltham
  • - Concurrent Engineering, March 1991
  • - "Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacture ", January 1991 - Minuteman Lexington High School
  • "University of Lowell Engineering Students' activities" - Leadership Conference, December 1990 - Ludlow, MA
  • - United Technologies; Hamilton Standard Division Program on Concurrent Engineering, December 1990 - Windsor Locks, Connecticut
  • - Design for Manufacture, November 1990
  • "Printed Circuit Design for Manufacture" - Valid Users Group Northeast Region Meeting, October 1990
  • Invited to critique - GENRAD Corporation Quality Program, September 1990
  • "Design for Manufacturing" - Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series, June 1990 - Gordon Institute
  • "Total Quality for the Manufacturing Enterprise" - Company Wide Quality Conference, April 1990
  • - Taguchi Methods, January 1990 - Nashua, NH
  • - Quality Methods, December 1989 - Lowell, MA
  • Quality Methods for Engineers and their Managers - Company Wide Quality Conference, November 1989
  • Quality and Productivity - Digital Equipment Corporation Senior Executives, November 1989
  • Taguchi Methods - Assurance Sciences and Technologies, Seminar Series, October 1989 - Lowell, MA
  • - Industry/Academic Corporation, joint meeting with Wang Incorporated, May 1989
  • "Design for Manufacturing" - Manufacturing Technology Conference, May 1989
  • - Taguchi Methods, November 1988

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Equipment and Software Grants (), Grant -
    Shina, S.
  • ñCollaborative Research: Investigation of Fundamental Properties of Lead-free Nanosolders for Nanoscaleî (2012), Grant - NSF
    Shina, S. (Co-Principal)
  • Nano Solder Research Fellowship (2011), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S. (Co-Principal)
  • Lead and Halogen Free Material Testing (2007), - EPA
    Shina, S.
  • Lead Free Solder Testing (2006), - EPA
    Shina, S.
  • Lead Free Solder Testing (2005), - EPA
    Shina, S.
  • Hands-on MADE 4 ME (Hands-on Machining, Analysis and Design Experiences for Mecha (2013), Grant -
    Shina, S.G. (Co-Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Investigation of Fundamental Properties of Lead-free Nano (2012), Grant -
    Shina, S.G. (Co-Principal)
  • Hands-on Machining, Analysis and Design Experiences for Mechanical Engineers (2013), Grant - NSF TUES program
    Johnston, S.P., Willis, D.J., Hansen, C.J., Shina, S.G.
  • New England Halogen Free Research Consortium Testing Project Long Term Reliabilit (2007), Grant -
    Shina, S.G. (Principal)
  • Income Account for Lead Free Consortium Schneider Automation, MACOM; and Analog Devices (2000), Grant -
    Shina, S.
  • Support for Lead Free Consortium (2002), - UML TURI
    Shina, S. (Principal)
  • Research Fellowships for Lead Free Soldering (1999), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S. (Principal)
  • Skills Training _ Machine Controls and XY Movement", Lucent Technology (2000), Grant - Corporate Education
    Shina, S.
  • Resin Technology, MFG. (Evaluation) (1999), Grant -
    Shina, S.
  • Parlex Corporation Student Interneship (1999), -
    Shina, S.
  • Coop and Internship Income Account (1998), -
    Shina, S.
  • MFG Research Fellowship for Sunny Grover, in Additive PCBÍs Build Up Vias (1998), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S. (Principal)
  • 05- 08112 (1998), - Microtouch Corporation, MFG
    Shina, S.G.
  • MFG Research Fellowship for Val Carvalho, Additive PCB Fabrication Technology (1997), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S. (Principal)
  • Product Development and Environmentally Appropriate Technology (1997), Grant - CITA Conception for Professors Maas, Fiddy, Geiser and McCarthy)
    Shina, S.
  • Additive PCB Fabrication Technology (1996), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S. (Principal)
  • "Manufacturing and Total Quality Management and Control" (1996), Grant - Continuing Education
    Shina, S.
  • EASNE Design for Quality (1996), Grant -
    Shina, S. (Co-Principal), Giglio, R. (Co-Principal)
  • Undergraduate Faculty Development in New Product Realization (1996), Grant - NSF
    Shina, S.
  • MFG Research Fellowship for Dennis Gagne (1996), Fellowship -
    Shina, S.G.
  • "Practical Statistics for Engineers" (1995), - USCI Baird
    Shina, S.G.
  • NO Clean Paste for PCB Assembly (1995), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S.
  • NO Clean SMT Paste for PCB Assembly (1994), Fellowship - UML TURI
    Shina, S.
  • "Undergraduate Faculty Development in Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacture" (1993), - National Science Foundation
    Shina, S.
  • seminars on quality and Concurrent Engineering (1989), Grant - Continuing Education
    Shina, S.
  • "Concurrent Engineering, Quality Management and Control" (1992), - Continuing Education
    Shina, S.
  • "Faculty and Course Development" (1992), Grant - GE Aircraft Engines, Education Fund
    Shina, S.
  • "Faculty and Course Development" (1991), Grant - GE Aircraft Engines, Education Fund
    Shina, S.
  • "Undergraduate Faculty Development in DFM" (1991), - National Science Foundation
    Shina, S.G.
  • "Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacturing" (1990), Grant - Genrad Corporation
    Shina, S.
  • "Faculty and Curriculum Development" (1990), Grant - SME Education Foundation
    Shina, S.
  • "Factory Process and material handling optimization using simulation tool" (1989), Grant - Wang Labs Incorporated
    Shina, S.
  • "Process Quality Improvements Methods" (1989), Grant - Wang Labs Incorporated
    Shina, S.
  • "Technology Transfer Grant in Manufacturing Engineering" (1989), Grant - Costa Rica Educational Development Center
    Shina, S.