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Tuesday, June 25 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Pre-Conference Symposium 1: Using MEMS and Sensor Technology to Improve the Future

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The role of MEMS enabled sensors in today’s connected world is growing increasingly more important. According to IHS, consumer and mobile applications continue to be the leading MEMS segments with other areas emerging as the next major drivers of MEMS market growth, such as IoT in industrial, automotive, and medical.

This full-day Pre-Conference Symposium explores advanced MEMS component functionality (ultrasound and gas sensing), manufacturing methods, MEMS integration opportunities and market applications from strategic missiles to structural health. Get inspired by the keynote speaker’s vision of a sensors enabled future and end the day engaging a talent filled panel discussing the changing strategies MEMS engineers are using to create the future. Come to learn and join the conversation!

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Track Chair: Valerie Marty, Connected Micro LLC

9:00AM-9:15AM  |  Welcome & Introduction  - Valerie Marty, Connected Micro LLC

9:15AM-10:00AM  |  Advances in Gas Sensors for Personal Wellness - Dr. Sreeni Rao, TDK

10:00AM-10:30AM  |  Low-Power MEMS Piezoelectric Ultrasound Transducers - Corina Nistorica, PhD, FUJIFILM Dimatix

10:30AM-10:50AM  |  Break

10:50AM-11:40AM  |  Sensors & IoT:  A Peek into the Future - Markus Larsson, PARC

11:40AM-12:10PM  |  Microsystem Development for Highly Constrained Environments - Marco Aimi, GE Global Research

12:10PM-1:10PM  |  Lunch

1:10PM-1:20PM  |  Afternoon Introduction - Valerie Marty, Connected Micro LLC

1:20PM-1:50PM  |  Critical Design Trade-offs in the Selection of Inertial Measurement Units for Guidance & Control System Applications - Lou Taddeo, Thales

1:50PM-2:20PM  |  Sensing Harsh Environment Pressure & Temperature Monolithic Integrated MEMS Die for Smart Calibration - Jeremy Huang, DunAn Sensing LLC

2:20PM-2:50PM  |  MicraSilQ™ Wafer Level Packaging Platform: Understanding Variation in High Performance MEMS Gyroscopes - Dean Spicer, Micralyne

2:50PM-3:10PM  |  Break

3:10PM-3:45PM  |  Cloud Engineering Simulation: A Game Changer for MEMS Engineers - Ian Campbell, OnScale

3:45PM-4:45PM  |  The Future of MEMS & Sensor Engineering Panel
Moderator: Valerie Marty
Panelists: Marco Aimi, Ian Campbell, Brandon Rumberg Ph.D., Dean Spicer

4:45PM-5:00PM  |  Closing Remarks - Valerie Marty, Connected Micro LLC

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Marco Aimi

Microsystems Technology Manager, GE Global Research
Dr. Marco Aimi is the Technology Manager for Microsystems at GE Global Research. He joined GE in 2005 as a Materials Scientist researching new fabrication processes for MEMS devices. Over his time at GE Global Research he expended his role to include the mechanical and electrical... Read More →
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Ian Campbell

Founder & CEO, OnScale
Ian is an engineer and entrepreneur. Prior to founding OnScale, Ian founded NextInput, an award-winning Silicon Valley tech company that brought a new IoT sensor tech from concept to high-volume design wins in four years.
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Jeremy Huang, Ph.D.

Product Design Engineer MEMS, DunAn Sensing LLC
Jeremy Huang, Product Design Engineer (MEMS), has over 8 years of research, R&D and product development experience in the MEMS pressure sensor and Micro/Nano Fabrication field. He holds a Ph.D. degree with a research focus on MEMS/Nanofabrication and MEMS piezoresistive device design... Read More →
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Markus Larsson

Vice President, PARC
Markus Larsson is Vice President, Global Business Development, and leads PARC’s business functions. In that capacity, he is responsible for the development, integration and implementation of PARC’s growth strategies, a responsibility that includes marketing, private and public... Read More →
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Valerie Marty

Principal Consultant, Connected Micro LLC
Valerie has over 15 years experience in microsystems technology development and manufacturing.  While a MEMS integration engineer with HP, she was an active member of the MEMS and Sensors Industry Group Technical Advisory Committee.  In 2014, she was inducted into the MSIG Hall... Read More →
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Corina Nistorica, Ph.D.

Director of Advanced MEMS Research, FUJIFILM Dimatix
Dr. Corina Nistorica is a Principal Engineer at FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc and her focus is MEMS Ultrasound Transducers. Previously she has developed solutions for MEMS based storage technology on ferroelectric media as part of the Probe Storage Project at Seagate Technology. She has also... Read More →
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Dr. Sreeni Rao

Senior Director, TDK
Dr. Sreeni Rao is a Senior Director at TDK responsible for TDK Corp's Gas and Environmental Sensing products and business. He has been in the MEMS sensing and semiconductor sector for the last 25 years, and has previously held technical and business leadership positions at Texas Instruments... Read More →
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Brandon Rumberg, Ph.D.

CTO, Aspinity, Inc.
Brandon has 10 years of experience with the full stack of low-power sensing: from integrated circuit (IC) design, to embedded systems and signal processing, to software development kit (SDK) creation and system integration. He created Aspinity’s analog-processing IC and software... Read More →
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Dean Spicer

Micralyne, VP Engineering
Dean Spicer, Vice President of Engineering, joined Micralyne in 2006 as a Research and Development Engineer, specializing in Advanced Wafer Bonding processes (eutectic, fusion and anodic). During his tenure, Dean has excelled in a series of leadership roles before he was appointed... Read More →
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Lou Taddeo

Business Development Director, Thales
Louis M. Taddeo is the Director of Business Development for Thales Visionix, Inc. (TVI), a leader in providing Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) solutions for the defense and commercial marketplaces .  Mr. Taddeo has a highly accomplished career leading both business development and program... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm PDT
Executive Ballroom A