News Flash: MEMS Congress, an annual event hosted by the MEMS Indsutry Group, grew by 25% in attendance. This bodes well for Microsystems Technology in the US as well as for our technician students studying Microsystems! Check out the details - see Business Wires article: MEMS Executive Congress 2011 Attendance Grows 25%, Reflects Upbeat Market Conditions in Consumer, Mobile, Automotive and Biomedical MEMS
The Southwest Center for Microsystems Education identifies microsystems technician competencies, creates and disseminates educational materials and models, and provides professional development activities and cultivates our community of practice to develop a skilled microsystems workforce ready for research and development and industry manufacturing environments. By supporting the growth and enrichment of technician education programs, the SCME will improve the competitive position of established and emerging economic clusters.