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Stephen Chavez

As an IPC Designer Master Instructor, Stephen has been involved with the PCB design industry, both locally and internationally for many yeas as a Technical Engineer, a Printed Circuit Design Engineer, and in his current role as a Staff Engineer and SME of PCB Design.

  • More than 30+ years’ PCB Design experience
  • IPC Designer Master Instructor
  • Industry Acknowledged Subject Matter Expert (SME) of PCB Design
  • Chairman – Printed Circuit Engineering Association (PCEA)
  • Co-author of PCE-Edu Education Curriculum, Technical Book, and Certified Printed Circuit Designer (CPCD) Certification

Industry Experience
Staff Engineer, SME PCB Design, MIT, CID+, Collins Aerospace (Raytheon Technologies (RTX))

  • Subject Matter Expert and Global Technical Lead of PCB Design
  • Member of Several Global Engineering Committees
  • Manager, Leader, and Mentor of Global PCB Teams
  • Design Full Spectrum of PCBs from Easy to Complex, Multilayer, Standard, HDI, Rigid, Rigid-Flex, and Flex PCBs
  • Co-Lead of Siemens Aerospace Working Group

Educational Experience

  • Veteran – United States Marine Corps
  • AS Degree – Mathematics
  • IPC CID Designer Certification
  • IPC CID+ Advanced Designer Certification