ALEXA BLASI has joined Indium Corporation as a global logistics manager; Blasi is responsible for overseeing all aspects of global trade compliance requirements related to Indium’s import or export of commodities, services, or technical data. She also provides guidance on managing global transportation spending and identifying cost-saving opportunities. Blasi most recently worked at Mohawk Global Logistics Corp., where she was a customs and trade compliance specialist and import coordinator. She also served as a corporate training & development specialist, and was responsible for overseeing and developing instructional training methods, as well as creating training manuals, online learning modules, and course materials. Blasi earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration, leadership, and management from the Madden School of Business at Le Moyne College. She is a licensed customs house broker (or LCHB) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and a certified customs specialist (or CCS) through the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc.
HUAGUANG WANG has joined Indium as a research metallurgist. He is responsible for the research and development of high-reliability, low-temperature solders and bonding materials for use in electronics assembly applications, such as automotive electronics, mobile communications, and consumer electronics. Wang has significant experience in the R&D environment. He previously worked as a research assistant at Michigan Technological University (MTU), where he was responsible for designing and synthesizing a novel metal/sepiolite nanocomposite for antibacterial and catalytic applications. Wang also evaluated the efficiency of a novel microwave heating system for materials expansion. Prior to MTU, he held positions at Winsert, Inc. in Marinette, Wisconsin and Central South University in Changsha, Hunan, China. Wang earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in metallurgical engineering from Central South University and his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Michigan Technological University.