The MICS group held its fourth MICS Day with 13 guests from 11 different companies and agencies on March 8, 2016. The event started with social drinks and dinner the night before, where all the guests and the MICS faculty enjoyed an informal gathering. MICS day was an all-day event that gave an opportunity for the MICS faculty and students to present their research activities and for MICS guests to introduce opportunities and research needs of their companies and agencies.
Dr. Curtis Ling of MaxLinear delivered a keynote speech regarding digitally assisted RF circuits. All four MICS faculty members and 25 MICS students made oral and poster presentations, respectively, and ten industry people presented activities of their companies and agencies. MICS Day concluded with a tour of the MICS lab and other ECE labs for the guests. A list of companies that attended MICS day is as follows; Amcom, Analog Devices Inc., BAE Systems, ETRI, Intuitive Surgical, MaxLinear, Northrop Grumman, Nuvotronics, Qorvo, Raytheon SAS, and Thales Defense & Security. MICS day was highly successful, and the guests were impressed with the research achievements of the MICS group.