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U-M Alumni and Friends Mixer at ISSCC 2011

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The University of Michigan Alumni and Friends mixer at the 2011 International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) reunited faculty, students, colleagues and friends at this annual event. It is held the Tuesday evening of ISSCC in the conference hotel.

“It was really great to see everyone,” said Prof. Michael Flynn, the organizing host of the event. “This is our third event at ISSCC, and we all feel it’s a great opportunity to connect with people in a relaxing environment.”

The faculty hosts were:

David Blaauw Mina Rais-Zadeh
Michael Flynn Dennis Sylvester
Yogesh Gianchandani David Wentzloff
Trevor Mudge Ken Wise
Khalil Najafi Euisik Yoon
Marios Papaefthymiou Zhengya Zhang

– – Read about 3 Winning Teams from Michigan in the DAC/ISSCC
Student Design Contest
– – See some additional photos from the event.

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