The MICS group held its fifth MICS Day jointly with Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA) of the ECE Department. Total 13 guests from ten different companies and agencies attended MICS/CESCA Day on March 8, 2017. The event started with social drinks and dinner the night before, where all the guests and the MICS and CESCA faculty enjoyed an informal gathering. MICS/CESCA day was an all-day event that gave an opportunity for faculty and students of the two groups to present their research activities and for guests to introduce opportunities and research needs of their companies and agencies.
Mr. Nafiz Karabudak of Lockheed Martin delivered a keynote speech regarding global advanced technology and R&D programs. Ten MICS and CESCA faculty members and 46 students made oral and poster presentations, respectively, and ten industry people presented activities of their companies and agencies. MICS/CESCA Day concluded with a tour of the MICS, CESCA and other ECE labs for the guests. A list of companies that attended MICS day is as follows; Analog Devices, BAE Systems, CISCO, Halliburton, IITP, Intel, Kollmorgen, Linear Tech, Lockheed Martin, Nuvotronics. MICS/CESCA day was highly successful, and the guests were impressed with the research achievements of the two research groups.