ASME’S MEMS V to Include Product Exhibit and Continuing Education Programs April 17-20, 2005 at the Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minn

MEMS V is a seminar providing insight into the latest research achievements and commercialization activity in the emerging fields of micro-electro mechanical systems and nanotechnology. The program includes presentations by leaders in the field, along with tutorials, a product exhibit, plant tour, and continuing education courses.

(PRWEB) January 8, 2005 -- Date: April 17-20, 2005 - Location: Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minn.

2005 Keynote Speakers:
Monday, April 18, 2005 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Dr. Stephen Walsh, Institute for Microstructure Technology.

Dr. Steven Walsh is the Alfred Black Professor of Entrepreneurship, the director of the Technology Entrepreneurship Program and the Co-Director of the Management of Technology Center at the University Of New Mexico Anderson Schools of Management. He is the founding President for the MANCEF and Co-chair of the first ever-technological roadmap for MEMS and Top down Nano technologies, now in its second edition. His speech will focus on where MEMS Commercialization and Nanotechnology are in today's industry.

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Cleopatra Cabuz, Ph.D, Director of Global Sensors Technology at Honeywell, and Executive Director of the MEMS Industry Group.

Dr. Cleo Cabuz received a Ph.D. in Mechatronics from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan and a MSEE with a specialization in Solid State Electronics from the "Politehnica" University, Bucharest, Romania. She has been with Honeywell for 7 years, as a research scientist and lately as a technology manager for the Microdevices Laboratory of Honeywell's Automation and Control Solutions business. In this capacity she leads the Advanced Sensors Initiative, driving sensors pervasiveness through the development and productization of new, MEMS-based solutions for wireless sensors and actuators. Cleo will speak about the development of the MEMS industry and the many links in the MEMS value chain leading to commercialization and profitability.

Sponsors:
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
ASME Continuing Education Institute
ASME Nanotechnology Institute
Mechanical Engineering magazine
MANCEF (Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation)
MEMS Industry Group
Minnesota High Tech Association

Who Should Attend?
Mechanical engineers and researchers
Electrical engineers
Product/design engineers
System design engineers
Manufacturers
R & D Firms
Government and private laboratories
Medical device engineers

Registration: To register or for more information call 1-800-843-2763, or visit the Web site at http://www.asme.org/education/techsem/MEMS/

ASME is a 120,000-member professional organization focused on technical, educational
and research issues of the engineering and technology community.

MANCEF globally supports the creation, exchange, and dissemination of knowledge vital to people, organizations, and governments interested in the commercialization of miniaturization technologies

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