Nanotechnology at Motorola Labs
Vida is Vice President and Director of the Center of Excellence for Embedded Systems and Physical Sciences Research, Motorola Labs and is a 14- year Motorolan. Prior to this position, she served as a Senior Member of the Technical Staff for the DigitalDNA Laboratories within Motorola’s Semiconductor Products Sector now Freescale Semiconductor. Vida received a M.S and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and physics from California State University, Fresno. Vida has served on external committees and professional organizations. She has over 22 patents and numerous publications. In addition, Vida is a recipient of the Motorola’s Distinguished Innovator Award and is also a member of Motorola’s Science Advisory Board Associates (SABA). She is very highly respected externally and was selected as Engineer of the Year in January 2002 by the Phoenix Section of the IEEE.