jpThe MSU delegation visited Texas Instruments (TI) in December 2019.  David Pahl (center) served as tour guide for Dean Leo Kempel (left) and ECE Chair John Papapolymerou at the dazzling TI fabrication plant in Richardson, Texas, near Dallas. David, a 1986 electrical engineering graduate, is the vice president for investor relations at TI. The MSU delegation also met with TI executives Mark Roberts (ECE ’98), vice president of U.S. Sales and Applications Engineering; Krunali Patell (ECE ’95), vice president of Central Analog Engineering; and Robert Furtaw (ME ’97), vice president of packaging development. Development officers Marty Bailey and Jennifer Jennings were also part of the meetings.