New York University and Polytechnic Institute of NYU (NYU-Poly) announced that National Instruments (NI) is joining them as the founding industrial sponsor in launching the world's first academic research center combining the exploration of advanced wireless technologies, computing and medical applications.
San-tron Inc. announces the retirement of Sherman J. “Red” Somerset after 65 years of employment and several industry achievements. Red is stepping down as chief technology officer and past director of engineering at San-tron. He will be missed by the entire San-tron family and the many customers and industry allies who’ve relied on his innovative designs.
A paper describing the conceptual design and technology behind the TanDEM-X satellite system for mapping the Earth’s topography with high resolution and high accuracy, authored by a team of researchers from the German Aerospace Center’s Microwaves and Radar Institute, is being honored by IEEE with the 2012 IEEE W.R.G. Baker Award.
ATW Companies Inc., a leading provider of custom manufactured metal components and services, announced that it has appointed Matthew Underhay as sales manager for A.T. Wall, its precision stamping and tube drawing subsidiary. Underhay, a successful industry veteran, is responsible for supporting the development of A.T. Wall’s sales and marketing processes by leveraging his technical background and market knowledge.
CAE is pleased to announce the appointment of Gene Colabatistto as its new Group President, Military Simulation Products, Training and Services. He will be replacing Martin Gagné who, after 16 years of service with CAE, has decided to retire.
Researchers at MIT have found a new way of making complex three-dimensional structures using self-assembling polymer materials that form tiny wires and junctions. The work has the potential to usher in a new generation of microchips and other devices made up of submicroscopic features.
Analog Devices Inc. has appointed Somshubhro (Som) Pal Choudhury as managing director for operations in India. Pal Choudhury will manage Analog Devices’ presence in the country specifically defining and executing strategies to expand business by further developing and strengthening ADI’s relationships with strategic customers, the government and local universities.
ANADIGICS, Inc. announced that Tim Laverick has joined the company as vice president, infrastructure products, and Robert Bayruns has been appointed vice president and chief technology officer. Laverick is a business and engineering leader with over 20 years of experience in the RF and Microwave semiconductor industry and Bayruns has over 30 years of leadership and engineering experience.
The Royal Academy of Engineering, Radio Design Ltd and the University of Leeds, UK, have announced the establishment of a new Research Chair focussed on original research in the field of microwave signal processing. Professor Ian Hunter of the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering has been appointed to this position and will head up a Centre of Microwave Signal Processing at Leeds University.