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Adam Peczalski   (#52)   
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Location
Ann Arbor, MI
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University of Michigan
Title
PhD Student
Address
1301 Beal Avenue

SSEL EECS

Ann Arbor, MI  
48109
USA


Personal Information
Additional Information
Department
COE EECS - ECE Division
Thrust
High Frequency MEMS
Advisor
Rais-Zadeh
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Biography

Adam Peczalski

  Education                                                                                                                                             

 

University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI                                                                     Ph.D., Expected July 2016                     

      Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical Engineering:

        Advisor: Professor Mina Rais-Zadeh

        Piezoelectric Fused Silica MEMS Resonators

        Current GPA: 3.99

 

University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI                                                                   M.S., May 2013

      Graduated May 2013 with M.S. in Electrical Engineering 

        Overall GPA: 3.933

 

University of Wisconsin - Madison.   Madison, WI                                                     B.S., May 2011

       Graduated with Distinction May 2011 with B.S. in Electrical Engineering

        Overall GPA:  3.713                                                             

 

Eden Prairie High School. Eden Prairie, MN                                                          September 2002 - June 2007

        Graduated May 2007 Magna Cum Laude. Overall GPA:  3.7

        58 AP credits received

 

Selected Publications & Conferences

 

A. Peczalski, Z. Wu, and M. Rais-Zadeh, “Chip-Scale Timing Units for PicoSatellites,” presented at the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility Symposium, November 19th, 2015. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

A. Peczalski, Z. Wu, R. Tabrizian and M. Rais-Zadeh, “Investigation into the quality factor of piezoelectric-on-silica micromachined resonators,” IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 1695-1702, December, 2015.

 

A. Peczalski and M. Rais-Zadeh, “Passive temperature compensation of fused silica resonators using embedded nickel-refilled trenches,” Oral Presentation.  18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '15), June, 2015.

 

Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Device-layer ovenization of fused silica micromechanical resonators for temperature-stable operation," Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head, SC, June, 2014.

 

Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Low-power ovenization of fused silica resonators for temperature-stable oscillators," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, May, 2014.

 

K. Knisely, A. Peczalski, K. Mnaymneh, K. Sun, and K. Grosh, “TEM Imaging of Thick, Multi-Layer AlN Film Deposited on Oxide,” 23rd IEEE Piezoresponse Force Microscopy Workshop (ISAR/IWATMD/PFM 2014),  State College, PA, May 2014.

 

A. Peczalski, V. A. Thakar, and M. Rais-Zadeh, “Chip-Scale Timing Unit for PicoSatellites,” presented at the Michigan Space Grant Consortium Conference, November 2nd, 2013. Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

V. A. Thakar, Z. Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Piezoelectrically transduced temperature-compensated flexural-mode silicon resonators," IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 819-823, June, 2013.

 

Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, V. Thakar, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "A low phase-noise Pierce oscillator using a piezoelectric-on-silica micromechanical resonator," 17th Int. Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers '13), June, 2013.

 

Z. Wu, A. Peczalski, V. A. Thakar, Z. Cao, Y. Yuan, G. He, R. L. Peterson, K. Najafi, and M. Rais-Zadeh, "Piezoelectrically transduced high-Q silica micro resonators," IEEE International Conference on Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS ’13), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 122-125, Jan, 2013.

 

Honors and Awards

 

First Place in Session - Engineering Graduate Symposium Poster Competition        

                                                                                                                                        October 30th 2015

 

MSGC (Michigan Space Grant Consortium) Graduate Fellowship          April 2013-February 2014

                                                                                                             April 2014-February 2015

                                                                                                                                        April 2015-February 2016

 

Best Poster Award - Transducers 2013. Barcelona, Spain                                   June 2013

 

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship         September 2011 – September 2012

 

Dean’s Honor List – University of Wisconsin - Madison                                       September 2007 – May 2012

 

Skills                                                                                                                                                     

 

Microfabrication, Surface/bulk micromachining, Four years cleanroom experience, TEM and SEM experience, GaN/AlN III-V processing, COMSOL Simulation Software, Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (2013), MATLAB, Cadence simulation suite, Test procedures and troubleshooting, Exceptional communication and presentation skills.

 



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