UBM Electronics Announces the Design News 40 Under 40 Call for Nominations, in Partnership with Mouser Electronics

Awards Program Recognizes Young, Innovative, and Influential Design Engineers

Oct 9, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the design engineering industry's decision makers, recently announced the call for nominations for the Design News 40 Under 40 competition, which aims to feature 40 people under the age of 40 who are innovating and influencing the design engineering industry. The Design News 40 under 40 has been created in partnership with Mouser Electronics.

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To make a nomination for the Design News 40 Under 40, visit:  http://www.designnews.com/survey_page.asp?survey_id=1464&survey_doc_id=248897 before November 15, 2012.

"We are excited to partner with Mouser Electronics to find the most innovative, young engineers and are eager to learn about the people who will one day change the world we live in," said Lauren Muskett, Design News Assistant Managing Editor, UBM Electronics. "This is our way of helping to promote the efforts of these people who are often overlooked."

"We are proud to be partnering with Design News to celebrate the nation's top engineers under 40.  These talented engineers are making innovative contributions to science and technology that will define our industry for many years to come," said Larry Johannes, Mouser Electronics VP of Strategic Marketing.

In conjunction with UBM Canon's Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2012, the Design News 40 Under 40 awards ceremony will take place on February 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Hotel. Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2012 will take place February 12-14, 2013 in Anaheim, CA.

About Design News
For 65 years, Design News has been the premier technical resource for design engineers throughout the manufacturing sector. Targeted to systems level design engineers, electromechanical engineers, and engineers interested in learning more about technologies outside of their core disciplines, Design News focuses is on how engineers apply technology in end applications through case studies, how-to content, end-user examples and community generated content. 

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About UBM Electronics
UBM Electronics is the global leader in media and marketing solutions for design engineering industry. We deliver results for the key influencers and decision makers involved in the design, development, and commercialization of technology through its market leading brands, peer communities, and professional education services. More than 2.2 million engineering professionals engage with UBM Electronics brands which include EE Times, EDN, Design News, Test & Measurement World, TechOnline, EBN, DataSheets.com, Designlines, and Embedded.com across the globe to accelerate technology sales. The international electronics community gathers at UBM Electronics market leading events such as the Embedded Systems Conferences, DESIGN, DesignCon, and ARM Technology Conference to share, learn, discuss, and advance the critical issues and challenges facing the electronics industry. Additionally, UBM Electronics provides end-to-end services ranging from next-generation marketing, integrated media, custom solutions and research. UBM Electronics is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

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About UBM
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