SONIC PI, Ana Claudia Arias, wins award at 2017FLEX
MONTEREY, Calif. – June 20, 2017 – FlexTech, a SEMI Strategic Association Partner, announced the 2017 FLEXI Award winners at 2017FLEX, the 16th Annual Flexible and Printed Electronics Conference. The FLEXIs, now in their 6th year, recognize outstanding work and achievements of organizations and individuals active in flexible hybrid electronics (FHE). The four categories include R&D, Innovation & Commercialization, Industry Leadership, and Education Leadership. This year, five recipients were honored, with two winners in the Product Innovation category.
In the R&D Achievements category, the winner is chosen for research approach, originality and commercial potential for expanding the scope for flexible and/or printed electronics and manufacturing processes. Consideration is given to the ability of entrants to identify and solve a real problem.
Ana Claudia Arias from University of California, Berkeley for the development of flexible medical sensors and printed flexible devices. Her breakthrough research has led to the creation of flexible receiving coils for magnetic resonance imaging devices and devices for impedance sensing for the detection of early pressure ulcers in vivo.