Prevailing against other skilled PCB designers, Sakthivel Sivachandaran from Bloomenergy India PVT Ltd., took first place in IPC India’s PCB Design Contest on 19 May in Bangalore, India. As the first place winner, Sivachandaran won a complimentary registration to an IPC CID certification course.
V. Shivakumar, Tessolve Services Pvt. Ltd., was the runner up and also earned complimentary registration to an upcoming IPC CID certification course.
A panel of independent judges, Savita Ganjigatti, Sienna Ecad Technologies; Amba Prasad, Tejas Networks Ltd; and Ankan Mitra, ABB India Limited, evaluated each competitor’s design based on CAD tool expertise, design technology, design standards, overall understanding of PCB design requirements and performance speed.