IMG @ Napa Microsystems Workshop 2017

IMG will be well-represented at the upcoming Napa Microsystems Workshop in August 2017:

Thick-Film Magnetic Materials for Integrated Microwave Systems (Oral)
X. Wen, Y. Wang, S. Hwangbo, Y.-K. Yoon, and D.P. Arnold
University of Florida, USA

A Nonlinearly Coupled Aluminum Nitride Matrix for Phase-Synchronous Reference Generation (Oral)
M. Ghatge and R. Tabrizian
University of Florida, USA

Observation of Acoustoelectric Amplification at Aluminum Nitride-Germanium Interface (Poster)
M. Ghatge, K. Kallam, and R. Tabrizian
University of Florida, USA

The 2017 Napa Microsystems Workshop is the fourth workshop in the Transducer Research Foundation's Napa Institute Series. This west-coast workshop shares a common heritage with the TRF's highly-regarded Hilton Head Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems Workshop.

SURF Students in IMG

IMG is pleased to be hosting 3 students in the inaugual Summer Undergraduate Research at Florida (SURF) program, a 10-week immersive research experience for high-performing undergrads.  The SURF cohort consists of 40 students from 23 universities in 16 states, as well as Puerto Rico. Please welcome:

Dr. Nishida appointed Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

We congratulate Dr. Toshi Nishida for his new appointment as Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, beginning July 15, 2017. Dr. Nishida is Professor and Associate Chair of Research in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the University of Florida. He received his Ph.D. (1988) and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer engineering and B.S. degree in Engineering Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. With colleagues and students, he has published over 150 refereed journal and conference papers and received three best paper awards. He has mentored 23 PhD students. His current research portfolio with graduate students includes high performance multifunctional semiconductor devices and systems, low power memory and device technologies, and novel three-dimensional fabrication. He has 11 issued U.S. patents. Dr. Nishida is the Director of the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) launched in 2014 (www.mist-center.org). The vision of the MIST Center is innovating More than Moore technologies for smart systems in the Internet of Things era. He is a co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Microsystems Group. He received the 2003 College of Engineering Teacher of the Year award, the 2017 University of Florida Term Professorship award, and is an Alan Hastings Faculty Fellow. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

Dr. Yoon and Dr. Moghaddam won the 2017 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentor Award from the College of Engineering

Dr. Yoon and Dr. Moghaddam both received the Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentor Award from the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. They are 2 recipients out of the 5 rewarded in the whole college for the 2017-2018 academic year. IMG extends its warmest congratulations!

Todd Schumann receives a UF Graduate Student Teaching Award in 2016 - 2017

Todd Schumann receives a UF Graduate Student Teaching Award in 2016 - 2017.
He has served as a teaching assistant for EEE 5354L Semiconductor Device Fabrication Laboratory between Fall 2015 and Fall 2016. He has contributed to the design and implementation of new lab modules including spin-on-glass (SOG) and SU-8 based comb actuators, and shown excellence in teaching and student supervision in the lab class. Todd is the first Electrical Engineering graduate student who receives this award. Congratulations! 
 

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