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Raymond M. RoopRaymond M. Roop - Raymond M. Roop received his B.S. degree in physics from The Ohio State University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He then joined Motorola's Semiconductor Research and Development Lab. Early work included power transistors, linear IC development and BIMOS. He has 24 years experience in MEMS and led the R&D team that developed Motorola's first accelerometer. He has 11 issued patents and over 15 publications and is presently a Senior Member of the Technical Staff in Freescale Semiconductor's Sensor and Actuator Solutions Division in Tempe, Arizona.

Freescale Semiconductor's Sensor and Actuator Solutions

Freescale is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity - our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected.

Expanding on its more than 30-year heritage of sensor innovation, Freescale has an extensive portfolio of acceleration, magnetic, pressure and touch sensors. Freescale's Xtrinsic sensing solutions are designed with the right combination of high-performance sensing capability, processing capacity and customizable software to help deliver smart, differentiated sensing applications.

Some of our key applications and end-markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances and smart mobile devices. The company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations around the world.
Workshop Sponsors
NSF      WIMS2      Freescale      TRF
Marketing Partners

MEMS Industry Group (MIG)    Roger Grace Associates

Additional Funding Provided by MEDC