Journal Publications


  1. N. Badwe, S. Wozny, P. Daharwal, T. Rawlings, P. Diglio, M. Renavikar, P. Tadayon, High temperature fatigue and mechanical properties of electrodeposited Ni-based nanocrystalline alloys, Materialia, 18, 101136, 2021
  2. X. Chen, E. Karasz, N. Badwe, K. Sieradzki, Dynamic fracture and dealloying induced stress-corrosion cracking, Corrosion Science, 187, 109503 (2021).
  3. N. Badwe, X. Chen, D. Schreiber, M. Oltza, E. Karasz, A. Tse, S. Bruemmer, K. Sieradzki, Decoupling the role of stress and corrosion in the intergranular cracking of noble-metal alloys, Nature Materials, 17, 887–893 (2018).
  4. N. Badwe, X. Chen, K. Sieradzki, Mechanical properties of nanoporous gold in tension, Acta Materialia, 129, 251-258 (2017).
  5. N. Badwe, R. Mahajan, K. Sieradzki, Interfacial fracture strength and toughness of copper/epoxy-resin interfaces, Acta Materialia, 103, 512–518 (2016).
  6. S. Sun, X. Chen, N. Badwe, K. Sieradzki, Potential dependent dynamic fracture in nanoporous gold, Nature Materials, 14, 894–898 (2015).

 

Conference Proceedings


  1. N. Badwe, P. Goonetilleke, R. Sidhu, J. Stafford, Thermal cycle and drop-shock performance of homogeneous LTS vs SAC solder joints, SMTA International 2020.
  2. P. Goonetilleke, N. Badwe, K. Byrd, M. Truong, Wetting characteristics of SnBi low temperature solder on different surface finishes, SMTA International 2020.
  3. Y. Fan, T. Dale, Y. Wu, N. Badwe, R. Aspandiar, J. Blendell, G. Subbarayan, C. Handwerker, Intermetallic compound growth and gold embrittlement effect in Sn-Bi low temperature solders in contact with electroless nickel immersion gold (ENIG) surface finish, SMTAI International 2020.
  4. N. Badwe, K. Byrd, O. Jin, P. Goonetilleke, Tin-Bismuth low temperature homogeneous second level interconnect solder joint microstructure, reliability, and failure mechanism, SMTA International, Chicago 2019.
  5. T. Harris, K. Byrd, N. Badwe, Root cause and solution to mitigate the hot tear defect mode in hybrid SAC-low temperature solder joints, SMTA International, Chicago 2019.
  6. A. Prasad, X. Chen, N. Badwe, K. Byrd, Low temperature solder paste transfer efficiency characterization and area ratio limits, SMTA International, Chicago 2019.
  7. N. Badwe, S. Cheng, S. Aravamudhan, M. Renavikar, Solder paste: fundamental material property/SMT performance correlation, SMTA International, Chicago 2018.
  8. S. Sahasrabudhe, S. Mokler, M. Renavikar, S. Sane, E. Brigham, K. Byrd, O. Jin, P. Goonetilleke, N. Badwe, S. Parupalli, Low temperature solder – a breakthrough technology for surface mounted devices, IEEE 68th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), San Diego 2018.

 

Conference Presentations


  1. Y. Fan, Y. Wu, T. Dale, S. Achar, H. Fowler, N. Badwe, R. Aspandiar, J. Blendell, G. Subbarayan, C. Handwerker, Microalloying effects on intermetallic compound growth and mechanical reliability of Sn-Bi solder joints, TMS 2021.
  2. Invited Talk: N. Badwe, Future of interconnects: hybrid vs homogeneous low temperature solder joints, Advanced Microelectronic Packaging and Emerging Interconnect Materials Workshop at TMS, San Diego 2020.
  3. Y. Fan, Y. Wu, J. Blendell, N. Badwe, C. Handwerker, A model study of Bi diffusion and intermetallic growth in Sn-Bi low temperature soldering systems, TMS, San Diego 2020.
  4. Invited Talk: N. Badwe, Low melting temperature solder and interconnects: looking back to the Bi role in Sn base solder, Electronic Packaging and Interconnect Materials Workshop at TMS, San Antonio 2019.
  5. N. Badwe, Sn-Bi solders overview: material development, Bi supply and SMT impact, LTS Symposium at SMTAI, Chicago 2019.
  6. Invited Talk: Y. Fan, Y. Wu, J. Blendell, N. Badwe, C. Handwerker, Thermodynamic and kinetic effects on microstructure evolution in hybrid low temperature solder/high-Sn solder joints, IEEE 6th International Workshop on Low Temperature Bonding for 3D Integration (LTB-3D), Kanazawa, Japan 2019.
  7. Y. Fan, Y. Wu, J. Blendell, N. Badwe, C. Handwerker, A model study of microstructure evolution and Bi diffusion in Sn-Bi low temperature soldering systems, MS&T, Portland 2019.
  8. Invited Talk: K. Sieradzki, N. Badwe, X. Chen, E. Karasz, A. Tse, Dealloying induced stress corrosion cracking, TMS, Phoenix 2018.
  9. X. Chen, K. Sieradzki, N. Badwe, Mechanical properties of nanoporous gold, MRS Spring meeting, Phoenix 2016.

Book Chapter/Magazine Article


  1. R. Aspandiar, N. Badwe, K. Byrd, Low temperature lead free alloys and solder pastes, In J. Bath (Ed.), Lead-free soldering process development and reliability, John wiley & sons inc publisher, Jul 2020.
  2. N. Badwe, K. Byrd, O. Jin, P. Goonetilleke, Tin-Bismuth low temperature homogeneous second level interconnect solder joint microstructure, reliability, and failure mechanism, Circuit assembly magazine, Feb 2020.

Research Proposals


Responsibilities: Industry mentor/liaison; Mentoring, and guiding university research along with the respective PIs

  1. High melt – low melt solder interconnect structures for SMT applications, PI: Prof. E. Cotts, Binghamton University, Semiconductor research center (SRC) (2017 – 20).
  2. Low temperature solder systems – development and fundamental understanding, PIs: Prof. C. Handwerker, Prof. G. Subbarayan, Purdue University, Intel System Integration Strategic Research Sector (SRS) (2018 – 21).
  3. Reliable low temperature solder approach, PIs: Prof. Borgesen, Prof. Dimitrov, Binghamton University, CHIRP Center/Semiconductor research center (SRC) (2020 – 22).
  4. Development of local degradation index for thermal cycling joints based on pre-crack EBSD analysis, PI: Prof. Tae-Kyu Lee, Portland State University, Intel Corporation Funding (2020 – 21).