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agencies. This program is one of the leading developers of MEMS technologies. Dr. McWhorter has a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas and a M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He has more than 50 technical publications and has received five IEEE best paper awards, two R&D 100 Awards, and Industry Week's ''Top Technology of the Year" award.
ROBERT E. NEWNHAM is associate director of the Intercollege Materials Research Laboratory and Alcoa Professor of Solid State Science at The Pennsylvania State University. He was chairman of the Solid State Science Program for 18 years. Dr. Newnham is also affiliated with the Ceramic Science Section of the Materials Science and Engineering Department, where he teaches courses in crystal chemistry, crystal physics, and electroceramics. His research interests are structure-property relations, electroceramics, and composite materials for electronic applications. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Dr. Newnham is the author of four books, more than 400 research papers, and was as co-editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society for a number of years. He has been an invited speaker at many meetings, especially those concerned with composite transducers and smart materials.
RICHARD S. PAYNE is the director of manufacturing for the Micromachined Products Division of Analog Devices, Incorporated, where the first dedicated wafer fabrication line for surface micromachined devices was built. He has worked in a variety of management positions at Analog Devices for 17 years and at Bell Laboratories for 10 years before that. He is a fellow of the IEEE and a recipient of the J.J. Ebers Award. He earned an A.B. in physics from Dartmouth College and a Ph.D. in physics from Yale University.