News Flash from SmallTimes:
"Rapid growth in mainstream consumer markets is changing the structure of the MEMS industry from an artisanal to a volume manufacturing business. Yole Développement projects the MEMS market will near the $10 billion level this year, and is poised for 14% compound annual growth for the next five years, to approach close to $20 billion by 2016." See the full article: "The Future of MEMS...." or the pdf version.
From the desk of Nader Vadiee
1 - The alliance for Minority Participation (AMP) program, Chemical Engineering Department, and the School of Engineering at NMSU, Las Cruces ,hosted SIPI Argonne-BIA Bio-fuel team , on Friday April 1, 2011. Two of our SIPI team members will apply to spend the summer with NMSU Renewable Energy-Bio-fuel project team under the SOCCR summer program.
2 - Congratulations are in order. Noah Billie is going to be working on space suits this summer, at the NASA Johnson Space center. This is a really fortunate match. There aren't many internships from the space suit branch, they are highly desirable, and Noah has gotten one.