Torrey Hills President Ken Kuang Receives ¡°President¡¯s Award¡± at IMAPS 2008 International Microelectronics Symposium


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(SAN DIEGO, CA, November 4, 2008) -- Ken Kuang, President and Founder of Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC today accepted the 2008 President¡¯s Award at the IMAPS (The International Microelectronics and Packaging Society) 41st International Symposium on Microelectronics held recently at Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Rhode Island. Ken Kuang received the honor from IMAPS for envisioning the possibility of a joint Advanced Technology Workshop with the San Diego Chapter on RF and Microwave Packaging and for having the persistence of vision to execute a unique plan successfully.

Kuang has been a member of IMAPS since 1997. He started with the San Diego Chapter as Membership Chair, later becoming Treasurer, Vice Chair, Chapter President and IMAPS National VP of Membership. Kuang is recognized as an industry expert in material science, presenting many times in packaging conferences and winning the Best Session Paper in IMAPS 2000 and Best Symposium Paper in ICEPT 2003. Kuang successfully chaired IMAPS Advanced Technology Workshop on RF and Microwave Packaging held in San Diego, CA, September, 2008. His presentation, CuW and CuMo Heat Sinks in Cryogenics Conditions, also received excellent feedback and aroused wide interest among attendees at that workshop.

"I am honored to be recognized with such a prestigious award,¡± says Kuang. ¡°I would like to thank everyone at IMAPS for providing such a wonderful platform to meet and exchange ideas and information with the best and brightest professionals in the international microelectronics and packaging industry."


IMAPS leads the Microelectronics Packaging, Interconnect and Assembly Community, providing means of communicating, educating and interacting at all levels. The International Microelectronics And Packaging Society is the largest society dedicated to the advancement and growth of microelectronics and electronics packaging. Its society offers chapters around the globe, creating global networks of more than 4,000 members in the United States and an additional 4,000 members throughout Europe and Asia. Under its 4-tier technical model, IMAPS produces numerous publications, workshops, and international conferences and exhibitions that address everything in electronics between the chip and the system.

About Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC

Torrey Hills Technologies, LLC (,,, and is a leader in developing advanced yet affordable equipment and supplies for electronics industries. Since its establishment in 2004, the company has expanded its business from microelectronics packaging components to large-scale furnace equipment for both electronics and alternative energy industries. The company is especially recognized for its copper tungsten heat sinks and e-commerce platforms. Its mission is to help a fast-growing number of customers achieve higher profitability by the provision of innovative products and services. Headquartered in San Diego, California, the company is now shipping world-wide to more than 30 countries.