Dr. Michael Pedersen is an engineering professional in charge of special projects at the MNX. Dr. Pedersen has a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, The Netherlands and a M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark. He has more than ten years of hands-on experience in MEMS technology from industrial and academic settings and is considered one of the world's foremost experts in acoustical MEMS devices. His most immediate industrial work assignment was at Knowles Electronics in Itasca, llinois where he developed MEMS acoustical devices now being sold as microphones in the cell phone and hearing aid markets. Dr. Pedersen is responsible for providing expertise to MNX customers on special projects.