Matthew A. Hopcroft received the B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from The George Washington University, in 1998, the M.Phil. degree from the Engineering Department, Cambridge University, in 2002, and the Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 2007. He is currently a Research Specialist affiliated with the Berkeley Micromechanical Analysis and Design group and the Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center at the University of California at Berkeley. His research interests include MEMS material property measurements, microscale and portable power systems, and micromechanical resonators.