What is your title?
Process Development Engineer
What is your expertise?
Micro / Nano Fabrication, MEMS, Electronic Devices, Thin Film Materials
How long have you been at GE?
Where did you receive your education?
Cornell University & Princeton University
What are you working on now?
MEMS Switches, Sensors and Microelectronic Devices
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Getting our first MEMS switch to work during the early research phase. It wasn’t pretty, it didn’t work well nor did it work for very long, but it gave me and the team confidence that we would succeed.
What do you think is the most impressive (recent or historical) technology breakthrough?
Human flight – it has opened our eyes towards trying to do what was once thought to be impossible.
What invention of the future will change the world/way we live?
Real time internal monitoring of biological processes (implantable devices). We crave information and have created sensors to monitor most electrical and mechanical processes of the things we create, while we have yet to create the technology to monitor and diagnose ourselves in real time.
What is your hobby?
Sports! I love being outside whether it is biking, hiking, rowing or shooting hoops.
What is your favorite book?
Player Piano – Kurt Vonnegut