IMG Alumnus on Mars!

Philip Cunio, an IMG alumnus, is now a student in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT. He and another MIT student are living inside a Mars simulator in Utah to try to understand the technological and psychological issues that a crew on Mars will someday face. For more information see the webcam and Philip's blog.

Intermag 2008

Sheetal Shetye and Naigang Wang each earned oral presentations at the upcoming Intermag 2008 meeting in Madrid, Spain. Their respective papers are entitled, "Self-assembly of millimeter-scale components using integrated micromagnets" and "Electroplated Co-rich CoPt thick films and patterned arrays for magnetic MEMS".

Karthik Kadirvel Graduates

Congratulations to new IMG graduate Karthik Kadirvel, who finished in December after completing his dissertation, "Development of Closed-Loop Interface Circuits for Capacitive Transducers with Applications to a MEMS Capacitive Microphone." Best wishes to Karthik at his new job as IC Design Engineer in the Battery Monitoring Solutions Group at Texas Instruments in Melbourne, FL.