Udo Gómez has been Director of Engineering since 2006 for Advanced Sensor Concepts at Bosch, Automotive Electronics Division, in Reutlingen, Germany, responsible for MEMS sensor predevelopment activities. He also serves as chief expert for MEMS sensors. From 2003 until 2005, he was responsible for the development of a novel automotive inertial sensor cluster platform for active safety applications. Dr. Gómez studied physics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. In 1997, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Stuttgart for his work on molecular electronics. In January 1998, he joined the California Institute of Technology as a post-doctoral fellow. In 1999, he started his work at Bosch Corporate Research.