Space Micro Inc Appoints Bert Vermeire New CTO

Jan 29, 2010, 07:00 ET from Space Micro Inc

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Micro Inc announces the addition of Dr. Bert Vermeire as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) to its Management Team.  Dr. Vermeire brings his extensive experience in both industry and academia.  He has been the principal investigator on a wide variety of research topics, including radiation effects on microcircuits and novel design techniques for mixed signal circuits using CMOS and SiGe fabrication technologies. His recent projects include development of Radiation Hardened by Design (RHBD) integrated circuits under the Trusted Foundry program.   Dr. Vermeire spent 3 years as CTO at Ridgetop Group in Tucson before joining Arizona State University as a research professor in 2005.  He holds 7 patents, and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Vermeire received a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in 1991 and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona in 1999.  

About Space Micro Inc

Space Micro Inc specializes in payload and communications equipments for satellites.  Space Micro is a pioneer and leader in technologies to enable Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) electronic devices to be deployed in space and aerospace.   Radiation in space is damaging to electronics.  Space Micro developed patented technologies to mitigate radiation effects on state-of-art commercial electronics.  Space Micro offers space products from Radiation Hardened (RH) microcircuits using Radiation Hardening by Design (RHBD) technologies to space rated single board computers (RH SBC).  Space Micro offers the world's fastest space radiation hardened line of Proton™ Series RH Computers, including the Proton 200k™ DSP based RH SBC, Proton300k™ SRAM based reconfigurable space computer (RH RCC) and Proton400k™ multi-core PowerPC based RH SBC.  In addition to satellite computers, Space Micro offers satellite communications equipment such as Space-Ground Link System (uSGLS™ / RH SGLS / RH SGLS-USB / uSTDN™ / RH STDN transponders), Ka Band transmitter (uKa™ Wide Band Radiation Hardened Transmitter), X/UHF/VHF-Band transponders and power amplifiers (RH PA) and custom boxes.  Other Space Micro developments include ProtonX-Box™, TTMR™(Time Triple Modular Redundancy); H-CORE™ circuitry for Single Events Functional Interrupt (SEFI) mitigation, SEMS™ Space Weather Box and Divert Attitude Control System (RH DACS).  Space Micro is an employee-owned company based in San Diego, CA, USA.  

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