Dr. Jack Judy joined ECE as the Intel Nanotechnology Endowed Chair/NIMET Director. Dr. Judy was formerly a program manager in the Microsystems Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). He was serving in this capacity while on leave from his faculty position in the ECE Department at UCLA. While at UCLA, he served as Director of the NeuroEngineering Program, the Nanoelectronics Research Facility, and the Microfabrication Laboratory. Dr. Judy has received the prestigious National Science Foundation Career Award and the Okawa Foundation Award. He received his B.S.E.E. degree with summa cum laude honors from the University of Minnesota in 1989, and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1994 and 1996, respectively.