May 16-17, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Meeting Details

The MIST Center's 2017 Spring Meeting will be held at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, 12676 Gemini Blvd., on the University of Central Florida’s campus in Orlando on May 16-17, 2017.


We have negotiated a group rate at the following hotel:
Courtyard Hotel by Marriott Orlando East/UCF
12000 Collegiate Way
Orlando, FL 32817.

Guests may also call the hotel directly at 407-277-7676 to reserve with a front desk agent. Guests will just need to ask for the MIST Center group rate.

Parking Information

The designated parking area for the MIST Center Spring 2017 meeting is parking garage 'H' (PGH on the map). To request a free parking pass, please email info@mist-center.org. Otherwise, parking will $5 per day one meeting.

Meeting Agenda

Monday, May 15

Location: Red Cypress Brewery (855 E State Road 434, Winter Springs, FL 32708)

7:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
9:30 p.m. Adjourn

Tuesday, May 16:

Location: UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast Begin
8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Elizabeth Klonoff, Vice President of UCF's Office of Research and Commercialization and Dean of Graduate Studies
8:35 a.m. MIST Center Updates and Overview
Toshi Nishida, UF MIST Center Director
8:50 a.m. Industry Advisory Board Chair Ceremony
Jim Underbrink, Technical Fellow at The Boeing Company and Lee Hunt, Chief Scientist at Prioria Robotics
9 a.m. Industry Invited Talk: The Future of Lidar on Chip
Umar Piracha, Systems Architect at imec Florida
9:25 a.m. LIFE Form Explanation and Tutorial
David Arnold, UF MIST Center Deputy Director
9:35 a.m. Project Reviews and LIFE Forms - Session 1
Peter Yuan, UCF MIST Center Director
  I1 - 5-axis Laser Micromachining Capabilities for Ceramics Manufacturing (M. Sheplak, UF)
  I2 - Reliability of Through-Glass Vias and Through-Silicon Vias for 2.5D/3D Integration (T. Jiang, UCF)
  I3 - Material Modification and Process Optimization for Flexible/Stretchable Circuits (H. Fan and T. Nishida, UF)
  I4 - III-V-to-Si Chip-to-Chip Photonic Interfaces (S. Fathpour and T. Jiang, UCF)
  P1 - Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Devices on Silicon Substrate (J. Yuan, UCF)
  P2 - Chip-Scale MEMS Receivers for Low-Power Wireless Charging (A. Garraud and D. Arnold, UF)
  P3 - Miniaturization of Resonant Wireless Power Transfer System Components (Y.K. Yoon and D. Arnold, UF)
10:10 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Networking Activity
11 a.m. NSF Surveys
Vida Scarpello, NSF Evaluator
11:10 a.m. Group Picture
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Industry Invited Talk: The Future of Industrial Internet of Things
Jörg Richstein, Senior Director of Engineering Services at JABIL
12:55 p.m. Project Reviews and LIFE Forms - Session 2
H.J. Cho, UCF MIST Center Deputy Director
  S1 - In-situ Grown Metal Oxide Nanowires for Low Power Chemical Sensors (H.J. Cho, UCF)
  S2 - Technology Development for a Dual-Axis Wall Shear Stress Sensor System (M. Sheplak, UF)
  S3 - Technology Development Towards a MEMS-Based Multi-Hole Probe with Optical Transducers (M. Sheplak, UF)
  S4 - Organic FPA Pixel Development (K. Renshaw, UCF)
  S5 - Zero-Power Magnetic Field Sensors Using Magnetoelectric Nanowires (J. Andrew and D. Arnold, UF)
  S6 - AlGaN/GaN High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) Based Sensor for Heart Attack Detection (F. Ren and S. Pearton, UF)
  W1 - Tunable Metaconductors for Frequency Agile Integrated RF Passives (Y.K. Yoon, UF)
1:30 p.m. Research Project Posters and Refreshments
3 p.m. Break and LIFE Forms
3:30 p.m. Closed Industry Advisory Board Meeting
5:30 p.m. Transportation Back to Cooper's Hawk Restaurant (529 N. Alafaya Trail)
6 p.m. Dinner Banquet
  MIST Makers - Smart Lake Table
  Recognition of Best Poster
9 p.m. Adjourn


Wednesday, May 17

Location: Courtyard Hotel by Marriott Orlando East/UCF

8 a.m. Breakfast Begins
8:30 a.m. LIFE Form Discussion
MIST Faculty, Industry Advisory Board and NSF
9:15 a.m. MIST Center Business Discussion
MIST Faculty, Industry Advisory Board and NSF
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Closed Industry Advisory Board Meeting
Industry Advisory Board and NSF
11:45 a.m. Report Out, Action Items and Plans for Next Meeting
MIST Faculty, Industry Advisory Board and NSF
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Adjourn
1:30 p.m. Tours (optional)
3 p.m. Adjourn

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