Fitness trackers..Do they really track?

Most often, people use Fitness trackers for keeping track of their fitness activity, set achievable goals and to motivate themselves. Fitness trackers are mostly wearable electronics that measure/track your activity such as steps taken, distance walked, calorie consumption and even heart rate in some cases. Most fitness trackers have an accelerometer that helps in tracking our activity. Some fitness trackers may also have altimeter, music player and many other features. So, how does the fitness tracker do it?

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Internship on MEMS in Chennai

Centre for MEMS and Micro-Fluidics

Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai – 602105

Internship Program on MEMS & Micro Fluidics

Date: 8 – 12 June 2015 Venue: Centre for MEMS & Micro-Fluidics


While finding engineers and machinists with micro-manufacturing skills, there is definitely a skill gap in micro-manufacturing throughout the world.  It is a global issue. Research work in the field of MEMS and Microfluidics also get delayed due to the lack of manpower with the knowledge and skills in the area of Micro-manufacturing. Since the investment cost for micro-machining processes and maintenance cost of clean room facilities are very expensive, only very few Institutions like IITs have the full-pledged facilities for micro-machining technology. We have also developed very important micro fabrication facilities at this centre under various sponsored projects. Participating in this internship will surely be a very good opportunity.

IEEE Workshop on MEMS & MIcrosystems with Hands on Training

IEEE Workshop on MEMS & Microsystems with Hands-on training in Device Simulation & Microfabrication Process” is being jointly organized by IEEE Student Branch, WiE Affinity group of IIT Kharagpur and IEEE EMB Student Club IIT Kharagpur. The workshop aims to provide an excellent forum to interact and share ideas on the MEMS and microelectronics system, technologies, emerging applications with hands-on simulation and fabrication procedure to the students, researchers and faculties working in the area of MEMS sensing and technology. This will be a three days workshop where experts from industries and academia are invited to share their knowledge in the respective fields.

Summer Training Programs for Biomedical Engineers in Chennai

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 Please note: Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “The Principal, Rajalakshmi Engineering College” payable at Chennai.

And Participants has to mail us their Registration forms with the following details
DD No. ——- Bank Name:———–Date: ——————-Amount: —————–

Rajalakshmi Engineering college is conducting a summer program for engineers esp Biomedical Engineers

In this program they will be teaching the softwares like

Program Dates : 10th- 12th June 2013

Powerpoint Presentations on Advancement in MEMS Technology-1


Smartdust is a hypothetical system of many tiny microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) such as sensors, robots, or other devices, that can detect, for example, light, temperature, vibration, magnetism or chemicals; are usually networked wirelessly; and are distributed over some area to perform tasks, usually sensing.




Lecture Notes on MEMS Technology

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Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) (also written as micro-electro-mechanical, MicroElectroMechanical or microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems) is the technology of very small mechanical devices driven by electricity; it merges at the nano-scale into nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) and nanotechnology. MEMS are also referred to as micromachines (in Japan), or Micro Systems TechnologyMST (in Europe).

Below are the lecture notes related to MEMS technology have a brief look at them.

Lecture 01 Introduction to MEMS.pdf

Lecture 02 Chemistry.pdf

Lecture 02 DIWater.pdf

Lecture 03 Clean Rooms.pdf

Lecture 03 Vacuum Systems.pdf