Buggaveeti Recognized with 2022 Emerging Leader Award in Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging

The International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS) has recognized Sanketh Buggaveeti with the 2022 Emerging Leader Award. Buggaveeti is currently pursuing an online master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at Georgia Tech.

IMAPS is the leading international society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging technologies through professional education. The IMAPS Emerging Leaders Award recognizes the contributions made by emerging talent with three to eight years in the field and Society membership for a minimum of two years.

As a principal engineer at Infinera, Buggaveeti leads the design of cutting-edge photonic modules with industry leading levels of mechanical, electrical, thermal, and optical integration. He is an integral part of the optical systems design team that has received five “Most Innovative Product” industry awards, set over ten performance records, and supported some of the largest telecommunication networks around the world. 

Buggaveeti’s Georgia Tech research focuses on heterogeneous integration and energy efficient microsystems. He has authored/co-authored 20 journal and conference papers and currently contributes as a peer reviewer for seven international journals in the fields of microsystems, opto-mechanics, and systems engineering. He was recognized by the U.S. Government as an “Outstanding Researcher” in 2021 for his contributions in the field of “Packaging and Integration of Microsystems”. 

Buggaveeti holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in mechanical engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology (India) and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan where he attended as a K.C. Mahindra Scholar and held a graduate research assistantship at the Micro System Technology and Sciences Lab.

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