Andreu Fargas in November 2015 successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis titled “Energy Efficient Control of Electrostatically Actuated MEMS”. He completed his work at the University Polytechnic De Catalunya. Andreu is a part of the Microsystems Lab family, where he completed his Master Thesis work in 2001. Congratulations to Dr. Fargas!
Prof. Shkel was elected to the Executive Committee of the IEEE Sensors Council and will assume in 2016-2018 responsibilities of the Vice President for Technical Activities of the Council. The election was held at the Administrative Committee meeting in Busan, South Korea, on November 1st. The Sensors Council is providing the leadership of IEEE, the largest professional organization in the world, in the field of sensors and supported by 24 IEEE Societies (with the combined membership of over 260,000 members), http://ieee-sensors.org. The IEEE Sensors Council sponsors the flagship IEEE Sensors Conference and the IEEE Sensors Journal.