EDMONTON, AB, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ - ACAMP Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT (Microsystems and Nanotechnology) Products is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kevin Yallup as Chief Technology Officer. In this new role Dr. Yallup will lead the product development effort within ACAMP to build a world-class capability in Alberta for the packaging and assembly of micro- and nano-scale technology devices, turning them into market-ready commercial or industrial products and applications.
"We are very pleased Kevin joined our team", said Ken Brizel CEO ACAMP, "Kevin brings over 15 years experience in MNT product development from Europe to Alberta. In this role, Kevin will lead the ACAMP engineering team in supporting companies producing MNT products, through consultation, hands on design and development of state of the art packaging and assembly technologies."
Dr. Yallup has been a key contributor and the project leader on the original study in the development of ACAMP. Dr. Yallup has a broad engineering experience in MNT products, prior to joining ACAMP, he has held engineering management roles in Technology for Industry Ltd., CDT Ltd., Kymata Ltd., BCO Technologies (NI) Ltd., National Semiconductor and Analog Devices. Dr Yallup graduated from Cambridge University, UK with a degree in Natural Sciences, specializing in solid state physics.
"I am extremely excited to join ACAMP in this new role and eager to help shorten the path to commercialization for MNT companies." said Dr. Kevin Yallup, CTO ACAMP," Product development, packaging and assembly of MNT products are my focus supporting companies throughout the region."
Yallup's initial focus will be to provide practical industrial
engineering support, purchase specific equipment and hire and help train
the engineers needed to complete the team. ACAMP has established a class
1000 clean room, wet lab, metrology and test lab. State of the art assembly
and packaging equipment is being pu
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